Nutrition

  • Let's talk about carbs!

    When people start to diet, they will typically cut the carbs first. While carbohydrates are commonly known to be the main culprit when it comes to...
  • What is the Mediterranean diet?

    The Mediterranean diet is a lot like the caveman or paleo diet. This diet is based on the traditional cuisine of those countries that border the Mediterranean sea. There is no narrowly defined, single-sentence definition of the Mediterranean diet, but it is typically comprised of lots of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts and seeds, beans, and olive oil. Oh, and some fish.
  • What exactly is the Paleo diet?

    The paleo diet has been gaining popularity and a lot of people are now using it. If this is something that you want to try, there are some things that you should know about the way this works. This article will tell you what exactly the paleo diet is all about and whether
  • Top 3 Benefits of drinking green tea!

    For many years people have done extensive studies on green tea and the benefits it has on those who drink it and it has been widely perceived as the healthiest drink to date. Green tea serves many amazing benefits.
  • How does intermittent fasting work?

    Intermittent fasting can be great for weight loss, but this should not be the only way you try to lose weight. If you combine healthy eating habits, regular exercise, and occasional fasting you can rest assured that you have the recipe for success.
  • The Pro's and Cons's of the juice diet!

    Juice diets are a very popular dash diet for weight-loss. It has become an extremely popular "quick-fix" due to its ability to help you lose weight in a shorter time-frame than other fad diets. Juicing holds many benefits that give you a meal alternative that is often loaded with vitamins and minerals that your body needs. Some even do the juice diet because they believe it helps detox the body, improves skin complexion and it improves your overall mood. 
  • So what exactly is the Keto diet?

    The Ketogenic diet is a diet based on low carbs and high fat. This diet involves drastically reducing carb intake and replacing it with healthy fat. The reduction in carbs and replacement of it with fats allows your body to go into a metabolic state called ketosis. Ketosis is a process that occurs when your body doesn't have sufficient carbs to burn for energy. So instead, it burns fat and makes things called ketones, which it can use for fuel. So, in short, this diet causes ketosis which is when your body uses your fat for energy. 
  • 5 Common foods that promotes weight loss in 2021!

    There are many things you can still enjoy while on your weight-loss journey that is beneficial for your physical fitness. Let us look at some of the most common foods that people tend to believe to be fattening or bad for your health.
  • Are you in a toxic relationship with food?

    Let’s get real for a moment. Being in a toxic relationship with food is a lot more common than you might think. In modern times we live in, self-worth and self-esteem have become major players in the game of what we call “being successful”. People, especially women, associate outer beauty with success and status and it has caused many women to become resentful, bitter, self-conscious and downright obsessive over what they eat.
  • Everything you need to know about meal prepping!

    The term meal prepping is pretty self-explanatory. It literally refers to the process in which you prepare your meals ahead of time. Meal prepping is more than just a current trend, it is a great way of helping you stick to your diet, save some time and engage in some mindful eating habits.
  • Are you thinking about going vegan? What you need to know!

    Veganism started as a popular dietary preference in western and eastern cultures but has since made its way to South Africa. With a country like ours, you will almost find it difficult to find a vegan around every corner since we love our meats and dairy, but there are more vegans among us than you think.
  • Getting rid of belly fat

    Even when you type “Getting rid of..” in your Google search bar, the first prediction would very likely be - belly fat. This just goes to show that you are not alone and that many people around the world struggle to lose weight around their waist and keep it off in the long run.