Did you know that beets are a proven natural remedy to lower blood pressure naturally? In fact, their effect on the body is so tangible that Olympic athletes drink beetroot juice before competing to improve their athletic performance. Even if you’re not an aspiring Olympian or suffering from hypertension, beetroot has some serious benefits for you. Read on to find out!Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Beets Are Good For You”
Here are some tips on how to eat healthy while traveling, so you don’t have to double up on gym time when you’re back. Continue reading How to eat healthy when you travel
When it comes to weight loss, we adhere to the general principle of keeping our intake of calories lower than our output. But not all calories are equal, so calorie-counting, or looking at calories purely in a mathematical sense, may actually backfire. If you’re cutting down your calorie intake by choosing low-calorie processed foods, then you might be getting more than what you bargained for. Most … Continue reading How low-calorie foods could cause weight gain
Gut health is more important than you think. The state of your gut can affect your mood and influence your immunity. Here are 5 ways to a healthy gut. Continue reading Gut Health: 5 ways to a healthier gut
Metabolism is your body’s way of converting calories into energy or blood sugar that feeds every cell in your body. Here’s how to increase your metabolism naturally in 10 ways. Continue reading 10 ways to increase your metabolism
Follow these 3 tips to enjoying a healthy smoothie and all its nutritional benefits. Continue reading 3 Tips for a Healthy Smoothie
Ah, processed foods. It’s like that bad relationship we can’t quite get out of – we know we shouldn’t but we keep coming back for more. Continue reading “5 Processed foods you don’t need in your life”
Don’t think of clean eating as a 30 day program to check off your to-do list. We like to think of it as a series of small steps towards making informed and healthier food choices.
There’s no sugar coating the ills of excessive sugar consumption. There’s plenty of room to reduce our intake of sugar as most processed and pre-packaged food that line the supermarket shelves already contain added sugar. But before you start scrutinising nutritional labels and analysing sugar content, it’s important to understand the difference between natural and added sugar.
Feeling stress is normal, but being over-stressed has its complications. “Stress” happens when cortisol (the stress hormone) increases as we are faced with stressors, such as the multiple commitments in life. The results of it can be anxiety, poor sleep quality and – eventually – lead to low energy during the day.