Archive for September 2015

Grass fed beef – why it's the better option

I’m sure that you’ve heard the terms ‘grass fed beef’ and ‘grain fed beef’ being used a lot lately. This is not just another dietary fad. It highlights the importance of knowing exactly what you are eating. (And what that animal ate.) It might sound pedantic, but it’s a significant consideration. Any healthy balanced diet…

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Incorporating exercise into daily life: it's possible

So many people struggle when it comes to incorporating exercise into daily life. We know that regular exercise is important, as is a healthy and balanced meal plan, not to mention getting sufficient sleep. With so many work and family obligations and only 24 hours in a day – how is it possible? Tips for…

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Why you're not losing weight (it's not what you think!)

If you’re wondering why you’re not losing weight, you’re not alone. Many people feel that they’re leading a healthy lifestyle, and yet they can’t seem to shed those last stubborn kilos. It’s an extremely frustrating experience. However, there are several reasons that could indicate why you’re not losing weight like you should. Here’s why you’re…

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Sleep and weight loss – burn calories while resting

The undeniable link between sleep and weight loss. The less sleep you get, the higher your BMI will be. Why? The answer lies in hormones. When you get insufficient sleep, your body will produce more ghrelin and less leptin. Leptin regulates your energy levels and suppresses your appetite. It is a naturally occurring hormone that…

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