This is the final tip of Eat Smart week – and Tip #7 is not just about eating smart, but also moving smart. GET READY TO BURN BABY, BURN! Your body stores away the kilojoules we consume each day in two ways – as fast burning Glycogen (which is stored in the your liver and muscles), and as slow burning Fat (which is stored virtually everywhere else). Although … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #7
Category: HEALTH & WELLNESS
Learn to Read…. Food labels carry all the information you need to know about what you’re putting in your mouth, so learn to read food labels. Hidden sugars and overly processed foods are the arch enemy when you’re trying to lose weight and is a major reason why people fall short of reaching their goal. They can also be disastrous when trying to manage your … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #6
DRINK MORE…Woo Hoo! Bottoms Up girls and boys – but sorry, not of your favourite alcoholic beverage (that’s a topic for another day). WATER…H20 and lots of it! I know, I know – we’ve heard it all before, but do you know WHY it’s so important (aside from the obvious dehydration issue)? Here are a few good reasons why you should drink more water. Drinking Water … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #5
What? No one told you when you were 21 and throwing back Vodka Red Bulls, taking recreational drugs, smoking cigarettes and eating kebabs at 2am, that when it all catches up with you the results can be frightening – weight gain, a sluggish metabolism, skin problems and fatigue? Add this to the fast paced, stress filled world that we live in today, the thought … Read More Where did my Mojo go-go?
BE REALISTIC in your eating habits. Eating well and living a healthy lifestyle should NOT be an exercise in deprivation, but it’s unrealistic to think you’re only going to eat “good” food 100% of the time! For this reason, I’m a big fan of the 80/20 theory, and based on this you should be eating “good” food 80% of the time, but you can also indulge in some … Read More Eat Smart – Tip # 4
Let’s go green – what I’m saying here girls and boys is EAT YOUR VEGIES! And let’s not just leave it at the green ones, get stuck into the red, yellow, orange and purple ones too – the more colourful the better it is for YOU! How Much – How Often? You can have pretty well as much as you like, but your plate should … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #3
Have some LEAN Protein with EVERY meal! Chicken, red meat, fish, turkey and eggs are just a few sources you can add to each meal. Protein is vital for muscle growth and recovery as well as several other essential functions in your body. How much should you have? Definitely not a 500g steak! One serve should fit in the palm of your hand – … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #1
Eating More = Losing More…..True or False? TRUE! So make like a cow and graze all day….well not quite ALL day, but you should be eating at least 5-6 smaller meals a day. Over the next 7 days, I’ll give you 7 tips to Eating Smarter, so make sure you pop by each day for the next tip. Ready for the first one????