Let’s Talk About Protein: Your Comprehensive & Instructive Guide
Protein is one of the three main macronutrients our body needs for optimum functioning. It is an essential nutrient that plays a key role in our overall health. The health benefits of a protein-rich diet are many – the human body needs it for muscle growth, it keeps us full and it requires more energy […]
Do You Still Believe These 5 Strength Training Myths ?
“Strength training” – what comes to your mind when you see these words? Unfortunately, these common misconceptions keep people from reaping the fantastic benefits of strength training. The truth is that strength training can set you on the path to improving your overall physical and mental health. Regularly lifting weights impacts your body in a […]
Do you know why we Get Fat at a Young Age?
Fat loss isn’t easy. Simple, yes. But not easy. Anyone who’s lost fat will tell you that it requires perseverance, determination, and a lifestyle change. Despite not being easy, fat loss can be extremely rewarding. Not only does it improve your general health, but it also makes you feel great about yourself. Sadly, this loss […]
Snack Attack – All You Need To Know About Snacking
Habitual. Spontaneous. Stressed. Compulsive. Emotional. Indifferent. Serial. Whichever ‘type of snacker’ you may label yourself as, it all comes down to your mindset. We all know that snacking on junk food is “bad”. Yet now that it is so prolific, we’ve reached a level of complete insensitivity to what we are actually snacking on and […]
The Low Down on Low Carb and Keto Diets – Is It For You?
The past couple of years has seen a slow but steady rise in the “low carb” or “keto” phenomenon. Every other person you know seems to have experimented with it, or absolutely swears by it for fat loss and health. Add this to the overabundance of information and images of “shredded” selfies taking over the internet with #thatlowcarblife. Does this mean it is the right fit for you?
Is Being Gluten-Free For You? A 3-Step Process To Find Out!
Gluten, gluten intolerance, gluten free…. If you are someone who follows anyone who talks about nutrition, chances are you’ve come across one or more of these words excessively over the last decade. And you’ve probably given some thought as to whether there is merit to the pros and cons of gluten being discussed by all […]
Fasting – A Modern Yet Ancient Approach to Health
I’m going to talk about a recent breakthrough in the nutritional realm. It is a concept that is so new and radical, that you may not even appreciate it. Well, at least not as much as your grandmother will. You see a lot has changed over the last five hundred years. We’ve gone from living […]
Here’s Why Skinny Will Never Be The New Sexy
Before we get into a specifics, let’s clarify some basics. Most of you are probably used to the term “weight loss” and are ready to do whatever it takes to see that number of the scale drop. Your body is composed of fat, muscle, water, bones, connective tissue and other organs. You are overweight because […]
4 DON’Ts for Fat Loss!
While you are speaking to everyone you know and reading up every post you see online to understand what you should DO to lose weight, here’s a quick list of DON’Ts for you to focus on to ensure that you don’t DO anything useless in your journey to fat loss! 1. Don’t starve. I see […]
3 Reasons Why Keeping It Local Makes All The Difference
Early man settled around areas where he could find food and water and with time built his life around these foods. Slowly, over generations, people learnt and passed on knowledge about what from that region can be eaten, how they should be cooked, when during the day they are best eaten, what spices have anti-septic/fungal/bacterial […]