All calories that we consume come from three sources, protein, fat and carbohydrate. These are commonly referred to as macro-nutrients or simply macros. All three have different and distinct functions within the body, and all three are equally important to maintain good health. In Diet Demystified I gave you some tips on how to structure your diet,… Continue reading What are Macros Anyway?
Over the last few years, images like these ones have become increasingly prevalent in main stream media and on social media. Images depicting how much exercise you would need to do in order to "work off" your favourite snack. Well, I want to call a halt to this. There are a million good reasons for… Continue reading Exercise is Not a Punishment!
A healthy take on a timeless family favourite, this recipe gives you all of the tasty goodness of the Italian classic, in a way you can feel good about. Serves 2 Ingredients: 120g wholewheat spaghetti Spray oil For the meat balls: 400g turkey mince A bunch of spring onions A teaspoon of minced chili An… Continue reading Turkey Meatballs with Wholewheat Spaghetti
I remember when I was younger, hearing about people who had to travel for work, and thinking it sounded so exciting and glamorous. Now that I have done quite a bit of it for myself, I can tell you it's anything but. More often than not, you are travelling alone, going through busy airports and… Continue reading The Trouble with Travel
Last week we talked about Top Tips for Staying on Track. These were very much about your mindset around your lifestyle changes. Today we will be talking about some practical ideas to help you implement your positive changes. Don't shop or stop hungry: You have probably all heard the advice about not going to the… Continue reading Practical Puzzle Pieces