Almonds for weight loss – good or bad?

The almond is a tree which is native to Southern Asia and the Middle East. The seeds of the tree (commonly mistaken to be nuts) are also known as almonds, which have a brown outer shell and a white inner body. Almonds are popular world wide and can be eaten on their own or added…

Health benefits of eggs

Eggs are delicious – they can be scrambled, boiled, fried and poached on their own or used as ingredients in a large variety of dishes. The translucent part (also know as the “white”) & yolks of eggs are loaded with nutrients and because of this they are considered a superfood. Many of the eggs eaten…

10 reasons why you should drink more water

Your body is made up of around 60% water. A lot of people are dehydrated without even knowing it and this brings with it a whole load of negative effects. If you are thirsty it means your body needs water to make up for stores it has lost, either through perspiration, respiration or urination. Most of your…

How to sleep better & wake up feeling fresh

Are you fed up not being able to fall asleep and then waking up feeling groggy, moody and lacking energy the next morning? You are not alone, millions of people complain about getting poor sleep and then being tired upon waking up. This leads to them lacking the drive to tackle the day ahead and…

Is whey protein powder good for weight loss?

The short answer: Yes! Whey protein can be a great aid to weight loss. Combined with other weight loss foods and a good exercise regime, whey protein can definitely help you shed off that excess fat. What is whey protein? Whey protein is obtained from milk. Enzymes are added to milk during the production of…

Weight loss supplements – do they work?

Alongside exercising and adjusting one’s diet, supplements exist which claim to help with weight loss. There is a huge market for dietary supplements but because of this it can be very difficult to know which ones work and which are simply money-making schemes. Unlike other ‘medicinal’ products, supplements are not regulated. They do not need to…

Is bread fattening or good for weight loss?

Bread has been eaten for thousands of years and is one of the most common types of food available today. It is not only enjoyed for breakfast but is used in a wide range of recipes as well. Nowadays, there are many different types of bread available on the market, so you are spoilt for…

11 health benefits of blueberries

Blueberries are a very versatile fruit which originated in North America. They are great as a snack or as an ingredient in more complex dishes, and can also be grown successfully in many other parts of the world. They are packed with really important nutrients and are also very low in calories (1 blueberry is…

Is hummus good for weight loss?

Hummus is a simple Middle Eastern dip made with a base of chickpeas, oil, salt and garlic. It is suitable for vegetarians and vegans, and makes an excellent accompaniment to pita bread and vegetable sticks (particularly carrots and celery). It is becoming more popular in today’s society as it is very simple to make, tastes…

How to be more healthy

Having a healthy body and mind indicates you are functioning as you are supposed to. Being healthy usually means you look better, have more energy, are happier and could live longer. In this article I will explain some of the ways you can start providing your body with the loving care it needs. It is broken…

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