Diet

Red Pepper & Onion Quinoa Recipe

Posted by davidgowing on June 7, 2011 at 3:05 pm

Today, as a follow on from yesterdays qunioa post, I’m going to share a great quinoa recipe that works as a side dish to any savory meal. It also works great as a substitute for rice, pasta or potatoes. It’s real simple to make too.

Quinoa – A High Protein Alternative To Grains

Posted by davidgowing on June 6, 2011 at 4:28 pm

You may or may not be familiar with quinoa (pronounced keen-wah). It’s relatively new to most people but has been cultivated in South America for over 5,000 years. The ancient Incas considered it sacred, referring to it as the “mother grain”.
Quinoa looks like a grain, tastes like a grain and you cook it like a [...]

Fructose – Obesity’s Secret Weapon!

Posted by davidgowing on May 27, 2011 at 7:03 am

Most people will tell you that a little sugar isn’t all that bad and that it’s found in nature. I agree. The problem is that we don’t just eat a little sugar and the type we do eat is a whole lot different to the form of sugar found in nature.
When we eat sugar (either [...]

Fit Body Diet – Be Lean & Toned For Summer

Posted by davidgowing on April 28, 2011 at 11:25 am

Summer is just around the corner which means sunny days, trips to the beach, BBQ’s and less clothing! Time to step up your training right? Yep, regular exercise is essential for a healthy and fit body but to really get results your nutrition also needs to be on point.
This sudden realization often sends people into [...]

Lean Recipe – Salsa Salad

Posted by davidgowing on March 24, 2011 at 7:49 pm

The weather has been great the last couple of days here in Ireland and it got me thinking about summer. Being out doors and being able to walk around in a t-shirt all day. Well this recipe is perfect for warmer weather when you want to enjoy fresh and tasty food, but also want to [...]

Natural Live Yogurt – Lean Body Secret

Posted by davidgowing on March 13, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Before I start I have to admit that I’m not a huge fan of dairy products. When I use milk my skin gets dry patches and when I eat butter it literally makes my skin crawl. I’m not lactose intolerant but the less I have it the better. Which is why I generally avoid dairy.
So [...]

Health Boost – Antioxidants

Posted by davidgowing on February 17, 2011 at 5:27 pm

If you want to boost your health, have more energy and look good, then you want to eat as many antioxidants as you can each day. Most of us have heard of antioxidants but maybe don’t know why they are so important. So let’s have a quick look at what they are and how you [...]

Burn Body Fat And Look Younger With Goji Berries

Posted by davidgowing on February 5, 2011 at 2:57 pm

Got your attention? I thought it might. You have probably heard of goji berries, but have you tried them? Unfortunately they have been the victim of over hype since they arrived on the market, which may have put some people off trying them. That’s a real pity because when you look past the hype, they [...]

Get Fit And Healthy – 5 Things You Can Do Today

Posted by davidgowing on January 5, 2011 at 7:39 pm

At this time of year everybody is busy looking for ideas on how to get fit and healthy, and there are many complicated and time consuming options out there. Well I want to keep it simple, with easy to follow steps. So here are 5 things you can do right now to kick start your [...]

Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Posted by davidgowing on December 6, 2010 at 5:58 pm

The weather is so cold at the moment I thought it would be an ideal time to share another healthy recipe to warm us up! I love quick, easy to prepare recipes that are healthy and taste great. I also love sweet potatoes, so you can see why this recipe is a favorite. And it [...]