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 – fertile soil, lush green pastures for animals to roam and [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]