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Posts Tagged ‘HEALTHY FOODS’

HOW GOOD NUTRITION CAN HELP YOU TO REACH YOUR FITNESS GOALS

What difference can nutrition make? Regardless of having lucky genes, combined with a perfect exercise routine, if your nutrition intake is not in line with your needs, the outcome is unlikely an ideal combination. When you exercise you burn energy. When you burn energy, you need to replace it with good kinds of nutrition to ensure…

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How good nutrition can help you to reach your fitness goals

What difference can nutrition make? Regardless of having lucky genes, combined with a perfect exercise routine, if your nutrition intake is not in line with your needs, the outcome is unlikely an ideal combination. When you exercise you burn energy. When you burn energy, you need to replace it with good kinds of nutrition to ensure…

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8 Simple Food Swaps to Reduce Calories, Not Flavour

8 Simple Food Swaps to Reduce Calories, Not Flavour

If you follow my blog, you’ll know that I talk about how, when it comes to weight loss, it’s not just about cutting calories. But, in saying that, some foods and condiments make it easy to pile on the calories without really realising it. What you do on a daily basis matters and can quickly…

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Two Nutrition Myths EVERYONE Needs Busted

Nutrition myths

If you listened to all the advice there is out there about nutrition, you’d probably be convinced that water and air are just about the only things that are actually healthy. But, it’s not meant to be that hard! Whether you think that you currently eat well or are looking to make some dietary changes,…

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Are Carbohydrates Addictive?

Are Carbohydrates Addictive?

It’s kinda amazing how satisfying it is to bite into a slightly crunchy, gooey filled, delicately iced doughnut… That is, until the guilt sets in and the sugar overload starts to make you feel a little sick. Whether you’ve got a thing for sweet or savory high-carb foods, time and time again, we keep reaching…

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10 Foods That Naturally Reduce Estrogen

Eat more of these 10 foods that naturally reduce estrogen

Whether you’re male or female, estrogen is a natural and essential hormone that helps your body to function properly and stay healthy. And, while your body can usually maintain the right balance of estrogen, our modern world is full of products like shampoos, animal hormones and plastic bottles that contain chemical estrogens. Being exposed to…

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Probiotic Supplements: Can They Help You Achieve Your Goals?

Probiotic Supplements

Your gut is full of thousands of different types of bacteria. And, while having a good balance of healthy bacteria is largely responsible for keeping your digestion running smoothly, they do much more than keeping an upset stomach away! Having a gut full of ‘bad’ bacteria weakens your immune system, contributes to obesity and increases…

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How The Sugar Industry Has Been Lying To You

sugar industry blamed fat

I like to think that we can trust researchers to report the facts correctly. Especially when it comes to nutrition and health! However, newly released historical documents show otherwise. During the 60’s, the sugar industry paid researchers to down play the link between sugar and heart disease and shift the blame to fat. This research…

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Is Your Inability to Say No Stopping You from Losing Weight?

According to Shannon Ponton, star of The Biggest Loser Families, one factor that’s worsening Australia’s obesity crisis is people’s inability to say no. While many professionals look to blame things like eating too much sugar and not having enough time to work out, Ponton says “as a society, we’ve forgot what the word no means”.…

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Why You Should Avoid Diet Soft Drinks

diet soft drinks

Zero sugar. Zero calories. 100% taste. Seems like winning doesn’t it? But, as with most things in life, when it sounds too good to be true, it usually is! And the same goes for diet soft drinks. Just because a can of Coke Zero doesn’t have any calories, doesn’t mean it’s as good as water.…

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