Diet

Health Food Of The Week – Avocado

Posted by davidgowing on July 25, 2011 at 4:47 pm

Starting this week I’m going to be focusing on one health food that you may or may not currently eat. The idea is to encourage us to eat a wider variety of foods and to try at least one new food each week.
First up – avocado. Avocados are excellent for your health, not only are [...]

Healthy Cereal Recipe

Posted by davidgowing on July 11, 2011 at 4:34 pm

I used to eat a lot of cereal when I was growing up but eventually gave it up completely and switched over to oatmeal. But from time to time the idea of some crunchy cereal really appeals to me and this recipe works perfectly for those occasions. It’s also a great healthy alternative to the [...]

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 [...]

Glutithione – The Big Daddy Of Antioxidants!

Posted by davidgowing on March 30, 2011 at 4:39 pm

What if I told you that one antioxidant in particular could not only boost our immune systems, help us to burn fat and build muscle, repair liver damage and protect us from disease? You’d want to know more. So what is this amazing antioxidant?
It’s called glutithione (glue-ta-thigh-own).
What Is Glutithione?

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 [...]