Do you often wonder what ingredients to add into your smoothie? Struggle to get the consistency right? Or maybe you are looking for a way to boost your daily intake of fruit and veggies. They can be a time saver in a morning too if you prep and freeze handy smoothie packs! Grab yourself aContinue reading “How To Make The Perfect Smoothie”
They are hugely popular drink and are often confused with sports drinks, but energy drinks are a totally different product. They are marketed to increase alertness and energy levels, containing significant amounts of caffeine and as much or more sugar as in popular fizzy drinks. Many energy drinks can pack around 200 mg of caffeine, that’sContinue reading “The Toxic Effects of Energy Drinks”
As today is the start of Chocolate Week, what better day to share with you my Chocolate 101 guide
Yes, those tiny little seeds that are packed with a nutritional punch!! Flaxseed or Linseed as it is also know, is by some called one of the most powerful plant foods. It has been cultivated from as early as 3000 BC, and there is some evidence that it may help to reduce risks of certainContinue reading “10 WAYS TO USE FLAXSEED”
My morning coffee is something I’ve always looked forward to (I’m not a sweet tooth or a big drinker so I’m allowed one guilty pleasure surely!!), but a few months ago I started feeling sickly after drinking my usual coffee. I had also started feeling a lot more bloated than normal, so decided to do a gut reset programme for 21 days. I have suffered from ulcerative colitis for a long time now, but am fortunate to have it under control the majority of the time through my diet rather than the need for regular medication.
Do you often find yourself going to the supermarket with good intentions, only to come home with items you didn’t plan on buying
It’s the beginning of a New Year and a time when many people resolve to make changes. Any time is a good time to decide and commit to making a positive change but the New Year acts as a catalyst causing people to think about their lives and whether or not they are happy with the way things are.
The key with any diet or lifestyle is to make sure that all of your nutritional bases are covered. This includes protein, carbohydrate and fat, as well as vitamins, minerals and fibre
We hear lots of arguments for and against both fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. But which is the best for us?