4 Ways to Boost your Immune System

How to boost your immune system is the question? During the winter months it becomes more important that you look after your immune system, to prevent you getting bogged down for weeks by a nasty cold or flu. So here are some easy, everyday changes you can make to your lifestyle to give your immune system the boost it needs. …

5 Winter foods to boost your immune system

Winter has landed and during this time of year our bodies start to feel a little run down, running the risk of catching those seasonal cold and flu symptoms. The power of food has been known for years with specific nutrients being consumed to help fight off colds. Although they are known for their bitter taste, lemons are highly recommended, …

You are what you eat?

I’m sure you are all aware of the phrase ‘You are what you eat’, but often many of you may choose to ignore this. But what does this phrase mean? We can explain this phrase by observing the effects certain foods have on our bodies. This is because food is information that informs your body what is good and bad …

Dodge the Junk

Don’t get us wrong, enjoying the odd chocolate bar or celebrating a birthday with some pizza and cake is 100% OK. But when cravings for junk food become a daily occurrence and you start to struggle with your health and lifestyle, it may seem like a constant battle to fight those cravings! Thousands of people find themselves in this situation …

What you skin, hair and nails say about you?

Your skin, hair and nails, can reveal a lot about your health! In fact, they share the same nutritional requirements for health and they react to deficiency in similar ways. Below are some of the key signs from your skin, hair and nails that you could be under too much stress or that you may have a nutrient deficiency. Signs …

The Power of Phytoplankton and Zooplankton

What are Plankton? Plankton is the general term for a diverse collection of organisms in the ocean that drift with the currents. This includes zooplankton (animal plankton), phytoplankton (plankton that are capable of photosynthesis) and bacterioplankton (bacteria). What is The Role of Phytoplankton in Our Oceans? Phytoplankton are probably one of the most vital life-supporting organisms which exists in our oceans. They …

Zap your Hangover the Healthy Way!

Hungover, Splitting headache? Feeling sick? Dizziness? Dehydration? Wouldn’t it be nice if after a heavy night of drinking there were no consequences the day after? What if the next day, rather than spending the day with your head down the toilet, or eating your entire body weight in junk food you could feel refreshed and conquer the day? Well next …

LIFESTYLE TIPS TO BOOST YOUR METABOLISM

The speed of your metabolism depends on a range of factors including gender, age, body composition and genetics. Although there are certain lifestyle choices you can make to help with our calorific intake and output! -Exercise regularly You may think you have a low metabolism, but by increasing your levels of exercise this will help burn more calories!  Exercising for …

What contributes to a healthy balanced meal?

So what is a healthy balanced meal? In our busy day to day lives we don’t always have the time to be consciously thinking about specific ingredients and foods that you need to create a balanced meal! This blog explains ‘balance’ in more simple terms to avoid that dreaded weekly shop that ends up taking you hours. Deciding what is …

GUIDE TO A HIGH PROTEIN BREAKFAST

Ditch those sugary, high in calorie breakfasts and make way for the high protein breakfast that will keep your body fuelled until lunch time. Even some toast with butter or jam will leave you craving for more. The high in sugar breakfast lead to a rapid increase in blood sugar followed by a sugar crash and early morning sugar cravings. …