Posts By: tech

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

After last week's post you now know where to look, and certain nutrients to look out for when trolling through a supermarket. But what about all those health claims? Are they legit? Can they be trusted? If product has something ‘ free’ after its name, it means it is healthy right? We’ve got some more tips and tricks... Read more

Mindful Snacking

Oftentimes in our workday, a lapse in concentration can stem from a bout of hunger or a small drop in energy. In these moments, it can be easy to reach out for a bag of chips or that tub of peanut butter and some toast thinking it’s a harmless snack to accompany a cup of... Read more

HEALTHY HABITS

It’s a new year, in fact it is already March and sitting at our desks with a fresh set of tasks and deadlines, we may wonder how indeed to keep those new years resolutions. With these things, it's often the prep work that is most valuable. The hours of training before a marathon, the food that... Read more

SURVIVING THE SILLY SEASON

Christmas parties, work functions, family and friends’ events the social calendar is usually maxed out in December, with each event paired with a decadent food spread and copious amounts of alcohol. Coming out of December a little heavier and worse for wear is a usual occurrence, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Throwing... Read more

TASTE OR FAT. CAN YOU HAVE THEM BOTH? PART 2

Last week we started to delve into the mysterious world of milk and milk alternatives.  Addressing the arising question of whether one should be jumping on the nondairy milk health bandwagon. Still unsure if you’re being swept up in the latest health fad or making the most nutritious decision?   This week we are looking... Read more

TASTE OR FAT. CAN YOU HAVE THEM BOTH?

Having a glass of milk is no longer the social norm. Now on any given day less than half of all adolescents and adults consume milk as a beverage. Simultaneously there has been a rise in sales of alternative types of “milk” made from soy, almonds, coconut, rice and other plant sources.   So now... Read more

PORTION FOR CAUTION

STRUGGLING TO SHIFT THE WEIGHT, FEEL LIKE YOU ARE DOING EVERYTHING RIGHT BUT STILL NOT GETTING RESULTS. YOU MAY BE VICTIM TO LARGE PORTION SIZES, THAT COULD BE HINDERING YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY. In recent years there has been a significant increase in the portion size of meals eaten out as well as in the... Read more

SWEAT IT OUT

To exercise or not to exercise that is the question. Ever contemplated exercising with a hang over? Have you pushed through a work out in the hope that you’ll “sweat out” the night before? TRAINING WITH A HANGOVER IS A RECIPE FOR DISASTER, ESPECIALLY AFTER A BIG NIGHT OUT. The consumption of alcohol has numerous... Read more

Cutting the Fat

I’m sure you have all heard the saying “a moment on the lips, a life time on the hips”, usually uttered as you take a bite of your favourite piece of cake, laden with sugary fatty goodness. But what does this saying really mean, where does the fat go when you eat it? What happens... Read more

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

Did someone say fat free, sugar free, gluten free, taste free? How many times have you come home with a bag full of food goodies, bought based on the plethora of health claims or super food powers splashed across the front? Walking through a supermarket is a marketing show ground, where the uneducated individual is... Read more