Health

Why Everybody Should Be Building Muscle

Posted by on May 4, 2021 at 6:39 pm

Muscle isn’t just about getting a pump to create content for social media. Muscle is actually really important for our health and longevity.

Benefits of Forest Bathing

Posted by on March 1, 2021 at 10:21 am

Any time spent in nature is good for you. However, walking in forests and woodlands is of particular benefit. Spending time in these environments has been shown to reduce cortisol levels (the stress hormone), and improve overall well-being. In addition to the benefits of being in nature itself, there are the potential benefits from the […]

Is Dried Fruit Healthy?

Posted by on October 31, 2020 at 3:50 pm

Dried fruit is a great way to add some extra sweetness to meals. Unlike refined sugar and syrups, which have had the fibre, vitamins and minerals stripped out, dried fruit is a whole food and still contains its fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

Happy Holidays

Posted by 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 […]

Quinoa – A High Protein Alternative To Grains

Posted by 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 […]

Natural Live Yogurt – Lean Body Secret

Posted by 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. […]

Health Boost – Antioxidants

Posted by 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 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 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 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, […]