We chat to sports nutritionist and gluten-free guru about what it’s like to live the gluten free life. Read more at Women’s Health and Fitness Magazine.
Wondering whether there’s enough protein in your diet? Studies show it’s very important. Too little protein may lead to an insatiable desire to eat according to a growing body of evidence supporting the ‘protein leverage theory’. “Research seems to show that animals, including monkeys, rats, locusts, caterpillars and humans, have a set point of protein […]
Struggling to combat overeating? Here are 8 ways to help you eat mindfully. Volume vegie status High-volume, high-water, highly nutritious, low-calorie foods – think vegies – can trick your brain into thinking you’ve eaten a huge meal. Research conducted by Pennsylvania State University found that when you gave people the licence to eat as much […]
Super fitness foods are packed with nutrients, are low in calories and easy to include in any diet. Working out and eating healthy are important in any fitness program – proper nutrition and exercise go hand in hand, but adding a few key foods can help you to feel better and perform optimally. Avocados […]
Caffeine may be contributing to your sudden cravings for carbs and sugar. Here’s how to prevent it. That sustainable double shot could be responsible for your hunger pangs by 11am. Caffeine stimulates a rush of adrenalin, which puts it into fight or flight mode. As you’re not on the run from mammoths, the adrenal hormones […]
Packed with nourishing good fats and protein, nuts are a go to for healthy snacking. Check our the nutritional profiles of your favourite nuts and see how they measure up. NUT: AlmondsCASE: 50 g has as much calcium as half a glass of milk. Almonds are the desk snack du jour. Here’s why. A 50 g serve of almonds contains […]
Crashing and burning by 10.30am, even with a belly full of breakfast? You’re choosing the wrong foods! According to world renowned integrative doctor Frank Lipman MD, the problem is that standard breakfast fare like a bowl of cereal or a bagel with cream cheese is nutritionally bankrupt. His perfect brekkie includes healthy fats and protein, […]