What your Skin, Hair and Nails Say about You!

Your skin, hair and nails, can reveal a lot about your health! In fact, they share the same nutritional requirements for health and they react to deficiency in similar ways. Below are some of the key signs from your skin, hair and nails that you could be under too much stress or that you may have a nutrient deficiency. Signs …

The Power of Phytoplankton and Zooplankton

What are Plankton? Plankton is the general term for a diverse collection of organisms in the ocean that drift with the currents. This includes zooplankton (animal plankton), phytoplankton (plankton that are capable of photosynthesis) and bacterioplankton (bacteria). What is The Role of Phytoplankton in Our Oceans? Phytoplankton are probably one of the most vital life-supporting organisms which exists in our oceans. They …

Zap your Hangover the Healthy Way

Hungover, Splitting headache? Feeling sick? Dizziness? Dehydration? Wouldn’t it be nice if after a heavy night of drinking there were no consequences the day after? What if the next day, rather than spending the day with your head down the toilet, or eating your entire body weight in junk food you could feel refreshed and conquer the day? Well next …

Lifestyle tips to boost your metabolism

The speed of your metabolism depends on a range of factors including gender, age, body composition and genetics. Although there are certain lifestyle choices you can make to help with our calorific intake and output! -Exercise regularly You may think you have a low metabolism, but by increasing your levels of exercise this will help burn more calories!  Exercising for …

What contributes to a healthy balanced meal?

So what is a healthy balanced meal? In our busy day to day lives we don’t always have the time to be consciously thinking about specific ingredients and foods that you need to create a balanced meal! This blog explains ‘balance’ in more simple terms to avoid that dreaded weekly shop that ends up taking you hours. Deciding what is …

Guide to a High Protein Breakfast

Ditch those sugary, high in calorie breakfasts and make way for the high protein breakfast that will keep your body fuelled until lunch time. Even some toast with butter or jam will leave you craving for more. The high in sugar breakfast lead to a rapid increase in blood sugar followed by a sugar crash and early morning sugar cravings. …

5 ways to increase your energy

Lacking energy can not just make you feel sluggish and lazy but it can send your emotions all over the place. You get nothing done then make yourself feel bad about it. There are several reasons why you feel that you are lacking in energy so let’s explain. Are you not getting enough sleep? Throughout your life sleep plays a …

What contributes to a healthy lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle can mean different things for different people, but generally speaking a healthy lifestyle is a balanced lifestyle. This starts with fuelling yourself with nutrients to nourish the body. This ensures that your body can be in a state of optimal health. Providing yourself with the right nutrients comes from adequate consumption of the right nutrients.  A healthy …

Combat your cravings

Sugar cravings are something that many people struggle with. Cravings arise for many reasons, they can occur when you reduce your food intake, increase your exercise, after a poor night’s sleep or if you’re just simply having a stressful day. There are several studies that when we reduce our food intake, we ultimately reduce the consumption of nutrients, including minerals …

5 Foods nutritionists say you should always keep in the fridge

Put your basket down. Our nutritionist says that stocking up on these 5 foods during your weekly shop will ensure you have the ingredients for a tasty and healthy meal. We all have a few fridge essentials that we never go without, but do you have these foods in your fridge right now? Lemon: A lemon is something that we …