Do you know the amazing role that potassium plays in your body? Potassium is a mineral that helps keep your blood pressure in a healthy range. It can also contribute to the prevention of heart disease and stroke. An electrolyte is a substance that produces an electrically conducting solution when dissolved in water. Continue reading
Meal prep is definitely the ‘in’ thing right now. Eating well is a priority – but a challenge. Many people cite lack of time as a reason for eating poorly, and understandably so – we all lead busy lives, and getting creative and healthy in the kitchen can just seem too hard. However, with a bit of planning, it needn’t be so. Continue reading
Well have a look at this picture then. This person has just run 3.1miles, which is just over 5km. They did it at quite a decent pace: 9:15 minute miles which is just over 5 minute / km. that’s around 30 mins of hard running.
Consider this for a moment. Continue reading
The Dietary Guidelines recommend consuming only moderate amounts of sugars and foods containing sugars. The recommendations suggest limiting our intake of soft drinks, cordials and juice drinks, warning that just 250ml of soft drink may contain up to 30g of added sugar. Continue reading
You will have seen a few headlines in the media with headlines claiming that exercise does not help with weight loss, with some even asking whether you are ‘wasting your time’ at the gym. While a headline can be shocking, what’s behind a headline can often be something a little (or a lot) different to what it first appears. Continue reading
I took a recipe I found online and varied it to fit what I had in my cupboard. The original recipe said pecans, I didn’t have any. The milled nuts were pumpkin, flaxseed and sunflower. I had a bag of LSA in the cupboard already which I often add to porridge, smoothies and such like. So feel free to vary this and use it simply as a base! Continue reading