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Do you need an Energy Boost?

Do you need an Energy Boost?

Do you reach for a cup of coffee when you need an energy boost?  We all know that caffeine contains only a small amount of calories so is actually not a source of energy, nutritionally speaking.  Why we feel ‘energised’ when we consume caffeine is because it...
What’s so super about Superfoods?

What’s so super about Superfoods?

You’ve all heard of the term ‘superfoods’.  Some of you may even have bought some superfoods to improve your health.    But what are superfoods really?  And how do we quantify foods to determine whether they are indeed super?  One thing we do know is that superfoods...
Eating on a Budget

Eating on a Budget

Food prices are constantly on the rise, and since many people still feel like they are in #januwary it may seem like fast foods are the way to go.  But though they mays seem cheaper, they are often higher in unhealthy fat and devoid of nutrients (vitamins and...
Controlling your Appetite without Willpower

Controlling your Appetite without Willpower

Are you trying to lose weight but your appetite just won’t play along?  Do you need to rely on willpower to control your appetite and cravings?  It doesn’t have to be this difficult.  If you are relying on willpower to get you through the day chances are you are not...
Why do I keep failing with my New Year’s Resolutions?

Why do I keep failing with my New Year’s Resolutions?

It’s that time of the year again where we reflect back on our year and make some fresh resolutions for the New Year.  Are you thinking about losing weight and exercising more?  But déjà-vu…. Hasn’t this happened a couple times over?  Why do we keep making the same New...
Have a Sugar Plan for this Festive Season

Have a Sugar Plan for this Festive Season

The holidays are back, and with that the worry of overindulgence and weight gain.  When it comes to overeating, food cravings are related most strongly to sugar, so developing a strategy to keep sugar intake under control is a good idea.  Avoiding sugar completely may...