The Importance of Food and Nutrition

Many people often underestimate the importance of the right food and nutrition has on our health.  A lot of people start their healthy eating journey in January to help them start their year fresh, shift a few extra pounds and start to feel better after indulging over the Christmas period but sustaining these changes takes dedication and will.  There are …

Beat the January Blues

beat-the-January-blues

Have the January Blues hit you already? The festivities are over, dry January has commenced and we no longer have an excuse for overindulging! January doesn’t have to be so blue. This is the best time of year to set your goals and start a fresh, with new beginnings and prospects. Your body is probably suffering in silence right now, …

5 Tasty and Healthy Foods for the Christmas Table

tasty-healthy-foods-for-the-christmas-table

Stocking up on food for your Christmas Dinner this week? Don’t forget to add these essentials to your shopping list. Turkey Not only is the turkey the most traditional meat to serve on Christmas Day, it is also one of the healthiest! With its high protein content, turkey even contains slightly fewer calories than chicken, with a 3-ounce portion of …

3 Tasty Recipes for Christmas

Why not try these tasty treats for the Christmas season! The perfect puddings for your Christmas table. Chocolate Pudding (1 serving) 3 tbsp chia seeds 125ml nut milk of choice (hazelnut/cashew/almond/rice/coconut) 1.5 tbsp maple syrup/honey 1 tbsp cacao powder Pinch of cinnamon How to make  Stir the chia seeds in the milk and mix well for 1 minute. Add the …

Last minute Christmas gifts for the health conscious

Finding a last minute box of chocolates or bottle of wine is always an easy present to purchase. But when it comes to last minute presents for the health conscious it you may be left pondering. Here are some of our suggestions that we are sure your health conscious friends would love! Cellnutrition Quinton: An 100% natural, complete mineral supplement, promoting …

Are You Constantly Tired? What is Your Body Trying to Tell You?

Constantly tired? Are You… Dehydrated? Many of us fail to drink sufficient amounts of water to keep our bodies functioning at an optimum level. Part of the problem is that we no longer recognise the signs of thirst, and instead confuse them with hunger. Two early signs of dehydration are thirst and dark-coloured urine, but other symptoms also include tiredness …

The Winter Wonders: How to Maintain your Health over the Cold Months

Do you want to help maintain your health over the cold months? Over winter do you feel low in energy? Fatigued or noticing skin changes? Your body can change a lot throughout the winter months and although this can be frustrating, the power of specific nutrients can help us combat these symptoms to help us sleep better, boost our immunity …

4 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

boost-your-immune-system

How to boost your immune system is the question? During the winter months it becomes more important that you look after your immune system, to prevent you getting bogged down for weeks by a nasty cold or flu. So here are some easy, everyday changes you can make to your lifestyle that you can do to give your immune system …

5 winter foods to boost your immune system

Winter has landed and during this time of year our bodies start to feel a little run down, running the risk of catching those seasonal cold and flu symptoms. The power of food has been known for years with specific nutrients being consumed to help fight off colds. Although they are known for their bitter taste, lemons are highly recommended, …

You Are What You Eat?

I’m sure you are all aware of the phrase ‘You are what you eat’, but often many of you may choose to ignore this. But what does this phrase mean? We can explain this phrase by observing the effects certain foods have on our bodies. This is because food is information that informs your body what is good and bad …