Category: Nutrition

What does clean eating actually mean?

Eating, buying and cooking clean is about the pathway that the food has taken from its origin to your plate. The focus is on wholefoods that have been minimally processed, refined or handled, making them as close to their natural state as possible.   Here are five ways to clean up your diet today.  …
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March 12, 2016 1

3 easy steps to kicking your sugar habit

For obvious reasons, we have a love/hate relationship with sugar. Tastes so good, feels so bad. And it turns out that we’re all eating too much of it. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that we currently get about 16 percent of our daily calories from sugar alone. It’s known that sugar only provides…
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February 11, 2016 0

TRENDING: ACAI BOWLS – 3 must-try recipes

Hawaii 5-0 Rainbow Bowl Serves: 1 Hands-on time: 15 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Using frozen fruit in the acai purée helps to achieve a thick consistency, but avoid adding ice as it can water down the flavors. For the topping, fresh fruit works best, but frozen and thawed can also work in a pinch.…
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February 4, 2016 0

7 diet tips for summer BBQ season

Simple swaps to make your summer BBQ a healthy one! Swap mayonnaise for mustard Avoid creamy salads made with mayonnaise that are high in fat and unwanted calories. Instead of mayo mixed through your BBQ favourites, potato salad and oleslaw, use some wholegrain mustard mixed with Greek yoghurt instead. It  will still be creamy and…
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December 17, 2015 0

Nutrition tips to live by

No matter how much exercise you do – you are what you eat. It’s what’s on the inside that counts. Up to 80 per cent of having a sustainable healthy body is due to good food choices. When you start to see the benefits of exercise, you’ll see this threefold combined with good nutrient-rich fresh foods.…
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November 19, 2015 0

7 easy ways to boost your metabolism

Do not skip meals You must eat every 3 to 4 hours. Eating regularly helps boost your metabolic rate as it has to work to digest, absorb and then use the nutrients from the food. Read: it burns fat. Or, the fancy term for this is “the thermic effect”. By eating the highest quality foods,…
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September 3, 2015 0

Cooking With Super Foods

Still clueless about what to do with chia seeds and spirulina? Try these simple recipes for a tasty nutrient-packed snack.   Liver-loving super juice makes 2 3 medium beetroots 1 apple 2 large carrots 2 large celery sticks 1/2 lemon 1 small knob ginger, skin removed 2 tsp acai berry powder 4 tsp green powder…
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August 20, 2015 0

Winter work out tips

You may be working your butt off during exercise, but did you know what you do before you even start has a lot to do with your success during your workout? Eating the right foods, doing the right stretches and even getting the right playlist to get you pumped will ensure that you will get…
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August 18, 2015 1

Most Common Weight-Loss Mistakes

We’ve put together a list of underlying reasons behind not seeing the weight loss results that you are longing for. You’re Not Planning Ahead When hunger strikes and you’re not prepared, that’s when unhealthy decisions are made – planning ahead as much as possible can most definitely help. If you can, sit down and map…
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August 1, 2015 0

4 things you should do now for your summer body

We’re settling into one of the coldest winters yet,  the mornings have been freezing, as have the nights. It’s so easy to hit the snooze button on our alarms, to eat lots of warm comfort foods and let our training take a back seat to lazing on the lounge under a blanket. The problem with…
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July 20, 2015 0