Tag: healthy eating

Diet tricks for a healthier weekend

During the workweek you’re pretty good about sticking with healthy habits. You order oatmeal for breakfast, hit the gym during your lunch break and whip up simple, light dinners after work. But Friday night through Sunday, something changes: Weekends mean time to let lose…

Exercise training v calorie deficit diets: which is best to improve body weight & VAT fat?

Visceral adipose tissue (VAT) is the ‘bad fat’ around the internal organs and an identified culprit in cardio-metabolic diseases, hence an important target of exercise programmes and nutrition. Can exercise target VAT reduction? This article is based on a research review (See the link…

7 tips to develop healthy eating habits

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…

I’ll just work it off tomorrow, it’ll be ok..

Sound familiar? 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…

Rethink Sugary drinks 

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.

Recipe: warm cous cous salad 

This post was promted by a client who recently said to me ‘Theres only so much salad I can eat before I get sick of it!’. Salads don’t have to be boring, neither does healthy eating!