Coconut oil has been steadily gaining popularity over the last number of years, and with good reason. It contains many health benefits from boosting the immune system, increasing mineral absorption, anti-aging and most interesting stimulating the metabolism aiding weight loss! Sounds good doesn’t it. As it becomes more popular with athletes and celebrities alike you [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Essential fatty acids are, as the name suggests, essential for optimum health. We are able to synthesize our own supply of all but two essential fatty acids, omega 3 and 6, so we need to get them from our diet. Unfortunately some people are still fearful of fats, believing all fats will make you fat, [...]
I have to be honest with you from the start. I am obsessed with coconut. Coconut oil, coconut milk, coconut water, I use all of them. In fact I can’t get enough of them, which is lucky because they are really good for you. In this post I’m going to focus on coconut oil, give [...]