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Seven ways to increase your energy

Our energy levels can fluctuate for many reasons, like weather or change in routine. The good news though is that there are a number of ways we can give ours a reboot. Here are seven to try: Sleep: Sleep is when cells produce and release proteins essential for growth and tissue repair. Lack of sleep can cause poor concentration and

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Five things everyone should know about nutrition

Nutrition is a big topic that can cause confusion for many. Here are five things you should know that will help to simplify the topic for you. One: Hormones can play a significant role in your body’s ability to lose or gain weight. If you have tried unsuccessfully in the past to achieve a weight loss or muscle gain goal,

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Thai Pumpkin Soup Recipe

A belly warming bowl of pumpkin soup is the perfect lunch or dinner option on a cool day. With the addition of lime and coriander, this soup recipe not only warms, it enlivens the tastebuds. Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil (40g) 1 Onion (89g), roughly chopped 1 Tablespoons Red Curry Paste (20g) 1800g Pumpkin, roughly chopped 2 Cups Liquid Vegetable

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Eight healthy items to add to your shopping list

SDoes your diet need a bit of a freshen up after all this time at home? Don’t worry, it won’t cost a small fortune to get back on track. Start by getting back to basics. Check out these eight must-have ingredients and their benefits. Leafy greens: High in fibre with a low GI, leafy greens will not only help you

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Best ways to get incidental exercise

What Is Incidental Exercise? Incidental exercise occurs when it is part of your daily routine. You are already likely to be engaging in incidental exercise without even recognising it. How Much Daily Incidental Exercise Makes A Health Impact? Health authorities recommend approximately 30 minutes of moderate exercise daily. Research has indicated that as long as your incidental activities are of moderate intensity,

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Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Who doesn’t love a chocolate-dipped strawberry? At just 35 calories per serving, these little numbers make the perfect treat. Ingredients ● 500g Strawberries, with stalks ● 100g Dark Chocolate, roughly broken ● 25g White Chocolate, roughly broken Method Line a large tray with non-stick baking paper. Place dark chocolate into a small heatproof bowl. Melt in microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir

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