Category: Nutrition

Energy Boosting Foods

One of the best ways to live a healthy lifestyle and to maintain a healthy weight is to eat a variety of foods that sustain your energy levels throughout the day to reduce cravings and […]

Foodscape

We give in to temptation for a many reasons; our emotions, tiredness, during certain activities such as watching TV and even due to the people we surround ourselves with. Yet an area that is often […]

Food Swaps

A misconception is that healthy eating is boring, bland, hard, involves salad and the need to be on a diet! However, a healthier lifestyle starts with small manageable changes over time that become part of […]

Metabolism Boosting Foods

Metabolism is the term that describes all chemical reactions in the body. It is best known for the process of burning calories. The higher your metabolism, the more calories you burn, making it easier to […]

Mood Boosting Foods

Serotonin is a natural mood stabiliser and 90% of serotonin receptors are located in the gut. The gut and brain are connected so what we eat affects how we feel.  Eating foods that boost mood […]

Does Alcohol help us Sleep?

Many of us think that having a few glasses of wine at night will help us to sleep, which is where the common phrase ‘night cap’ originated. However, research shows that this is not the […]

Healthy Brain Foods

It is well known that the food we eat can have a huge impact on our weight and heart health. However, food can have just as much impact on the health, structure and function of […]

Superfoods

’Super’ foods are nutrient rich foods considered to be very beneficial for health and wellbeing. They are nutritionally dense in vitamins and minerals, can help to heal the body and immune system, and aid in […]

Fridge Detox

Decluttering and having a clean out of a cupboard or room always makes us feel better. It’s satisfying, energising, can reduce anxiety and helps to clear and calm the mind. Having a sort out of […]

Hydration

On average, over 60% of the body is made up of water! It is vital that we drink enough water to maintain the body’s fluid balance which transport nutrients around the body, regulates body temperature, digests […]