Health

National Organic Week 2012

Posted by davidgowing on September 10, 2012 at 9:50 am

September 10th – 16th is National Organic Week in Ireland. I’m really happy to see an emphasis being placed on organic food, not only from health point of view, but from an environmental one also.
Ireland in particular has ideal conditions for producing organic food Рfertile soil,  lush green pastures for animals to roam and [...]

Happy Holidays

Posted by davidgowing on December 24, 2011 at 9:32 pm

I’m guessing if you are reading this, you are like me – passionate about health and fitness. This time of year can be stressful at the best of times, but if you’re concerned about gaining weight or undoing your level of leanness, the thoughts of lots of tasty foods loaded with calories and sitting around [...]

Advanced Tip: Burn Fat With…Cinnamon!

Posted by davidgowing on June 30, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Cinnamon can help you to burn fat? That’s right! Keep reading to find out how…
When you eat fast digesting carbohydrates your blood sugar goes up and then goes back down. The faster this happens the more likely you are to store fat.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Staying Fit Over Christmas – The Easy Way!

Posted by davidgowing on December 21, 2010 at 12:27 pm

Christmas is only days away now (I know, how did that happen?), and a lot of people assume they are going to gain weight and lose any level of fitness they have built up. Well I’m here to tell you otherwise. I’m going to share with you how I eat great food, watch too much [...]

Xylitol – A Sweetener That Can Improve Your Health!

Posted by davidgowing on October 14, 2010 at 11:54 pm

Sweet Tooth
I would consider myself to have quite a sweet tooth, in fact probably a whole mouth full of them! Growing up I literally couldn’t get enough sugar, but that all changed when I gave it up. My taste buds had a chance to recover from the constant over stimulation of sweet tasting foods, and [...]

Are You Active Enough?

Posted by davidgowing on September 13, 2010 at 8:57 pm

The Human Body Was Designed To Move
Walking, running, climbing, jumping. We needed these skills in order to survive the many dangers of man’s early life in the wild. Unpredictable weather, wild animals and the constant need for food required us to stay active and ready at all times.
Life was a lot tougher, but we were [...]