How To Increase Your Fibre Intake

Fibre is technically a complex carbohydrate and it can be split into 2 categories – both of which we need in our diet: Insoluble fibre – helps bulk up stool volume and get things moving in the intestines for digestion. Soluble fibre – which are fermentable and can help decrease blood cholesterol If you are…

What Does 20g Protein Look Like?

I am sure you hear enough about protein if you are in any way into exercise and nutrition. However, many people don’t realise the foods that are high in protein – it’s not just chicken believe it or not! As well as the foods that contain protein, it’s important we know roughly how much protein…

Top Tips After Overeating – ‘Tis The Season!

December is the month of festivities after all and that includes family, friends, food and drink . . .and more food! 😉 Therefore I’ve put together a few tips to help limit the damage after you’ve overdone it a little. Safe to Christmas Day will be the big one! 😛 Limiting the damage the days…

Diet Soft Drinks – Are they really that bad?

You can call them fizzy drinks, pop, soda or soft drinks – but whatever you call them, we all know that they’re not exactly classed as ‘healthy’, right? Regular soft drinks have been linked with conditions such as obesity and diabetes to name just a few. (1)(2) The sugar content in a regular soft drink…

Common Bulking Mistakes

As the six pack season comes to an end once again, I feel like it’s an apt time to discuss the topic that is ‘bulking’. If you didn’t manage to sport a six pack this summer, at least you can feel comfortable about not having one now as winter approaches!

My Top Supplement Recommendations

As I spoke about supplements and my recommendations on my Facebook Live chat last week (19th October), I said I would put my list together in a blog post so here it is! I cannot emphasise just how important it is to focus on the basics of good nutrition as well as sleep, stress, hydration…

Zanzibar Trip

I’m sure if you follow me on social media you will know I spent a few days in Zanzibar over the Eid holidays with a friend! A few people asked me where it was and what we did there, so I thought I would put together a little blog to give some info to anyone…

Hydration for Sports Performance

Did you know? • Water makes up to 60% of the average person’s body weight • You can use your urine colour as a guide measure your hydration levels • Water improves cognitive function and reduces the risk of headaches

Keep your kids healthy this summer!

• Never skip breakfast – Even though the kids may lay in bed a little later than usual, it’s important to get them into the habit that they should be having a good breakfast when they get up. Having more time in the summer means more time to make breakfast fun as well. Move away…

Health & nutrition tips to help with exam prep

Whether you have exams coming up or you just want to learn how to improve your focus and concentration in general, the following information will be useful to you! In order for our body to perform optimally both physically and mentally, we must make sure we are getting enough quality nutrients from whole foods.