• Do you need to work out to benefit from protein powder?

    Do you need to work out to benefit from protein powder?

    Do you need to be a gym-junkie to benefit from protein powder? The short answer? Absolutely not! Here’s the longer answer. Protein powder is a nutritional supplement, which, when put simply, increases the amount of protein in your body. Protein is one of those all-star nutrients, essential for building muscle, repairing tissue and making enzymes and hormones. That’s pretty important work. Because of this,...
  • Food swaps that will make your diet instantly healthier

    Food swaps that will make your diet instantly healthier

    1. Swap white pasta, bread and rice for whole grain – There is no need to ditch the carbs all together, you just have to learn which are the correct carbs to be eating. Whole grain carbs help reduce blood cholesterol and lower risk of heart disease. Furthermore, they provide more potassium, magnesium and other nutrients. 2. Swap plain jacket potatoes for sweet potatoes...
  • Peanut butter and banana protein muffin recipe

    Peanut butter and banana protein muffin recipe

    Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 scoop vanilla protein powder 2 tsp baking soda1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp baking powder½ cup peanut butter ½ cup honey or rice malt syrup ½ cup melted coconut oil 2 eggs1 ½ cup mashed banana ¾ cup probiotic milk Method: Pre heat oven to 180 degrees C and line muffin tin with cupcake casesMix and whisk all of the...
  • Top 11 benefits of yoga

    Top 11 benefits of yoga

    1. Improves flexibility – One of the most obvious benefits of yoga is how flexibility improves. It doesn’t matter if your goal is to touch your toes, to learn to do a back bend or become less stiff, if you stick with it, you will gradually see improvement and get to where you want to. 2. Increases strength – while you may feel that...
  • Our Top 5 Nutritious and Delicious Breakfast Recipes

    Our Top 5 Nutritious and Delicious Breakfast Recipes

    Many people are too busy in mornings to make breakfast, and a lot of people either go without or grab something easy on the way into work, which is not normally very healthy. For people who want breakfast but don’t have the time; then these recipes below are definitely winners.  1) Blueberry and almond Overnight Oats Not only are oats filling which means that...
  • A guide for eating carbohydrates

    A guide for eating carbohydrates

    While many people tell us to stay away from carbs and that they are bad for us; for those of us who want to lose weight, this is not in fact true. Sure, refined carbs, such as white bread, pastries, confectionery, cakes and sweet are what you need to be careful about eating as these can put added weight on and cause problems such...
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