Quinoa – A Superfood You Should Know

Delicious vegetarian quinoa salad with bell pepper, cucumber and tomatoes. Quinoa - superfood salad

It’s time to get familiar with quinoa, it’s nutritional value, the health benefits it can provide and the best way to integrate quinoa into a well-balanced diet. Quinoa – nutrition’s well-kept secret The first item to address is how to pronounce quinoa – think KEEN-wah and not kwin-oh-ah. The correct pronounciation has been an item … Read more

12 Ways to Eat Less Meat

Way to Eat Less Meat - Tortilla and grilled vegetables - zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers, red onions, tomatoes and herbs

There are numerous reasons to eat less meat. Here are just 5: A Meat-Rich Diet Can Be Bad For You – Whilst meat can be a valuable source of protein and other nutrients, too much meat – especially red meat – has been linked to increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol and even … Read more

5 Best Energy Boosting Foods (Part 1)

Energy boosting foods - quinoa breakfast porridge with blueberries, banana and nuts

Let’s be honest. Most of us really are our own worst enemies. When we think of energy boosting foods, many of us picture a chocolate bar and can of fizzing drink. We’re rushed off our feet. Busy, busy busy. We neglect our health and pretend we can sail through life on a handful of hours … Read more

Collagen Explained

A young woman touching her face. Collagen stops the wrinkles forming in the focus bubbles.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must be aware that all things collagen – from powders to serums – are everywhere at the moment. But what is collagen? Why is it suddenly being promoting by every Instagram influencer and beauty blogger under the sun? And what can it do for you? What is … Read more

Eating Right For Sport

Eating right for sport with scrambled egg tartlets and wheat grain crackers on a stoneware plate

Want to get fitter, want to be faster and stronger? Then take your food intake seriously Food is an important part of sport. It provides the body with the fuel it needs to perform at its best. However, if the wrong foods are consumed, injuries can result. Fatigue is a common risk factor in many … Read more

Nutrient-dense food swaps

Mixed image of various healthy foods

Losing weight could be as easy as skipping a couple of common foods and substituting these eight easy (and skinnier) choices. Dropping kilos – and keeping them off – isn’t just about cutting kilojoules. The key is to choose more nutrient-dense foods, that is, foods that provide the most nutrition for the number of kilojoules … Read more