10 ways gaining weight is easier in the 21st Century

  Ready Meals   In previous years you had to cook a meal before you would eat it. If you found yourself placing 4 tbsp. of salt into your dinner you would catch yourself on. Now it all comes in a nice little box and other than the basic Chicken curry and Rice, how many…

Hydration in Sport

Euhydration is the state of being in water balance. The human body is made up of approximately 60% water. It is a component of our cells, blood plasma, spinal fluid, eyes and joints among many other sources. This water content of a person will vary with age and a person who is overweight will contain…

Benefits of Fibre!

What is Fibre? Fibre is a non-digestible, plant-derived carbohydrate that includes the storage and cell wall parts of the plant. Fibre passes through the human digestive tract essentially intact and has little to no caloric value. Fibre is sometimes referred to as “nature’s broom” because it helps “clean out” the intestinal tract. The “Father of…

Superfoods Part 1 – Acai V.S. Blueberry

There is no scientific definition of a superfood. Foods that have slipped into this category are acai, cacao powder and goji berries and they have done so because it is believed that they contain higher than usual levels of much-needed vitamins and minerals and also anti-oxidants. Five years ago foods that made up this list…

Lunch – The most changeable meal of the day

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day then I pose that lunch is probably the most changeable meal of the day. What we eat for lunch depends on so many factors. I for one have been known to neglect lunch as one of my three meals of the day if I am…

Gluten Free – Friend or Foe?

I’m sure all of you are aware of the latest craze to hit the supermarket shelves – Gluten free. I believe there is an attitude that once we see a product that is free from something or low in something that we associate that something with being bad – It’s happened before with fat. For…

Breakfast – The most important meal of the Day.

What better way to start a blog than with the first and most important meal of the day! It is not just about having breakfast it’s about having a healthy breakfast. These days we are always in a rush and it’s not always easy to stop and have a healthy breakfast. This blog includes ways…