Mindfulness is the principle of being fully aware of what is happening inside of you and around you, it is an awareness and being present in the moment. Mindful eating is paying attention to your food, to the tastes, smell, temperature, colours, textures and sounds when you eat it. It is important to understand where … More Mindful Eating
So one of the most common questions you will get amongst health and nutrition is ‘Do you track?’ Then everyone feels they have to justify themselves as to why they track so they don’t come across as obsessive and having a problem. In this blog I’m going to explain why we should bother tracking our … More Why Track Macros?
I was lucky enough to travel down the east Coast for a few weeks. I didn’t have long so I only went to a few places but here are my top finds all the way from Cairns to Coffs Harbour. I will start North and work my way down the coast. 2 Fish Restaurant – … More Aussie East Coast Healthy Eats
Vitamin D. You’ve heard about it, but your not really sure if it concerns you or not. Well it does especially in the dark winters, I’ve written this blog to help people understand the importance of vitamin D and what they can do to prevent a deficiency. What does Vitamin D do? Vitamin D helps … More Vitamin D
Most adults between the age of 18-49 gain 1-2 pounds of weight a year. Over the course of a year people gain weight and loose weight, however during the ‘holiday’ season an adult will averagely gain 1 pound. So why do we eat more and gain more weight at Christmas? 1.Social Pressure Everyone feels they … More Why do we eat more and gain more weight at Christmas
In the age of Clean eating, instagram filters and all sorts of ‘healthy lifestyle’ crazes the lines are becoming more and more blurred about what being ‘healthy’ really is. In this weeks blog I will be sharing what I think it means to be healthy and how creating a healthy mind will lead to a … More Healthy Mind = Healthy Body
In this blog I will be sharing why Protein isn’t just for bodybuilders as part of the Nutrient series where we have discussed that Fats don’t make you fat? and Carbs aren’t the enemy? The function of proteins Why do we need them and what do they do? We all need protein because we are … More Protein isn’t just for bodybuilders !
CARBS. A word so many people are frightened of, they make you fat, they make you gain weight and ew carbs. But in the sequel to Fats don’t make you fat? I’m going to shed some light on carbohydrates giving you the knowledge to eliminate the fear and love carbs again. Its also important to … More Carbs aren’t the enemy?
Hello, Today I’m coming at you from my savvy student head. As you may or may not know I am at university studying sports and exercise science, I don’t have a part time job during term time and am on a strict budget. However, being on a budget does not mean you have to … More Healthy on a Budget
There’s been lots of confusion over the years about fat, so generally we’ve avoided it; now it’s time to reeducate yourself and start incorporating fat. The origin of this myth came from Dr.Keys who initiated the seven countries study and they came to the conclusions that a high fat diet resulted in heart disease. Multiple … More Fats don’t make you Fat?