Articles and information to help you live a healthier life.

Can you Boost your Brain Power with Food? A closer look at Omega 3

By looking after our noggin, we will have the best chance of living a long, good quality and sharper life. It will also help us think more clearly day to day. Research is showing how important certain nutrients are in preserving our brain health and keeping us sharp, especially as we approach our elderly years. …Read more »

10 Foods and Nutrients That Can Improve How You’re Feeling

Food helps you feel better! Healthy foods are full of nutrients that help your brain function well and your mind feel good. Each of these nutrients play lots of different roles inside our bodies to achieve this. When you eat food, your gut breaks it down into separate nutrients and chemicals that get sent around …Read more »

Why Legumes Might be Key to a Long Healthy Life

Legumes include lentils, chickpeas, peas and a range of beans like black beans, kidney beans, white beans and soybeans. They are a nutrient powerhouse jampacked full of fibre, protein, B vitamins, iron, copper, magnesium, manganese, zinc, folate and phosphorus. Keep reading to see just what all of these nutrition’s in legumes can do! 5 reasons …Read more »

Can You Eat ‘Treats’ and Still be Healthy?

‘Sometimes’ Foods You probably often hear that it’s okay to have treats ‘here and there’ or it’s all about ‘balance’ and ‘moderation.’ Well, this is very true, but how do you know exactly how often ‘here and there’ is? Or exactly how much chocolate is okay to eat in ‘moderation.’ We asked our resident nutritionist, …Read more »

5 Healthy Reasons to Eat Tofu

What is Tofu and Why should you eat it? Tofu is a nutrient dense food made from soy milk. It’s soft in texture and subtle in flavour, which makes it easy to chuck in any sauce-based meals like curries. We have had a look at the most reputable scientific evidence out there and have found …Read more »

Homemade vs Takeaway: Crispy Chicken

Did you know that mouth-watering crispy chicken can be made at home, baked in the oven and with healthy ingredients? Although takeaways are convenient and taste yummy – the reason they are so tasty is because of the fats, sugars, salts and other additives in them which can negatively impact our health. We recommend making …Read more »

Is Red Meat Healthy? The Facts.

Is red meat good for you? How much should you eat? Red meat is one of the most controversial food topics out there. It can get quite confusing with the array of information and opinions out there. Here we lay out the facts from credible scientific evidence so you know what is and isn’t good …Read more »

7 Best Habits for Weight Loss

Healthy weight loss is achieved from a balance of healthy lifestyle choices Last week we showed you some of the best foods for healthy weight loss. To complement healthy food choices, it is also important you make other healthy lifestyle choices to achieve your weight loss goals and maintain them. Start incorporating these healthy habits …Read more »

7 Best Foods for Healthy Weight Loss

What is Healthy Weightloss? Remember weight loss is largely based around the amount of energy that comes in being less than the amount of energy that you use. Energy in refers to how much you are eating. Energy out refers to the amount of energy your body uses to function plus the energy used from …Read more »

How Can you Get a Better Night Sleep?

Sleep and your health and well-being work hand in hand. This is why it’s extremely important to get a good quality sleep every night (7-8 hours). Think of your body like a factory, as you drift off to sleep it moves into night shift. During this time, a lot of important processing, restoration and strengthening …Read more »