5 facts you didn’t know about protein

5 facts you didn’t know about protein

Extra dietary protein such as protein powders, drinks and bars are now in the mainstream and offering us the choice to consume protein more efficiently and conveniently. Until recently, protein powders were associated with bodybuilding and ‘big muscles’ and for the...
The surprising benefits of omega oils

The surprising benefits of omega oils

Today’s eating habits are more and more calorific. Biscuits, chips, carbohydrates, starchy and highly processed food has overwhelmed our diet. This food intake often lacks omega oil, a fatty acid which has a predominant place in a healthy body. Omega oils help...
Drink smart tips

Drink smart tips

What your body’s water gauge says about you There’s a water gauge on your car’s dashboard but your body’s not fitted with a window to display your hydration levels. Or is it? The list of symptoms below will seem familiar. Most of us instinctively know the signs of...
Working out whilst pregnant – Part 2

Working out whilst pregnant – Part 2

In Part 1, on Wednesday, we established why it’s a great idea to stay fit and healthy through your pregnancy, now let’s think about some general rules to make sure you and your baby steer clear of trouble. A proper warm up before exercise is critical, and...
Working out whilst pregnant – Part 1

Working out whilst pregnant – Part 1

You can still be Yummy and Pregnant!! For lots of pregnant women the idea of giving up a beloved exercise routine is enough to turn their stomach more than a bad case of morning sickness and the price of a gold encrusted cot combined. But do not despair you mummies to...