Making a Pre-Made Workout Your Own

If you google ‘workout plan’ the instant response is about 1,150,000,000 results. Now, I’m no mathematician, but that seems like quite a lot. It is easy to see why, especially for a beginner, the world of online exercise is somewhat confusing and overwhelming. How do you know what is right for you and where to…

Functional Fibre

If in your day to day life you are struggling to eat enough fibre, your bowels are sluggish, or you suffer from constipation regularly, you may hear recommendations for functional fibres such as Benefiber or Metamucil (the 2 leading brands). These products can be useful for some people. Some medications can cause bowels to struggle…

Digestion and no nonsense

Have you noticed lately there are lots of posts on social media circulating about the length of time it takes for certain foods to digest? These posts are accompanied by pictures of a stomach with an entire sacks worth of potatoes in it, for example. These are circulating because people legitimately care about their digestion….

Convenient Food… and no guilt.

There are a hundred things on your to-do list. Not even exaggerating! The last thing you feel like doing is cooking (from scratch) some elaborate meal, requiring 12 different appliances, and 32 different ingredients… That you were supposed to start preparing yesterday. You may not have even had the time to get to the shop….

All you need is you – Gym

Hi all, I’ve spent a portion of my morning talking ‘at home fitness‘. It is EVERYWHERE right now. And that is not a bad thing. We all need to get moving in order to protect our health on many levels. Many of us have found ourselves out of our local gym. While others might be…

5 Tips on Unpacked Lunches

Feeding kids can be challenging (believe me, I know!). So now that school is essentially out ,and for how long we don’t even know for sure, they can easily fall into the “whatever’s” routine (or lack of) if left to their own devices. So to help keep the kids (of all ages) on the right…

The Down Low on the Low FODMAP Diet

For those suffering from diagnosed IBS the Low FODMAP diet can make the difference between pain and discomfort and a manageable normalness. So what is the Low FODMAP diet and how does it work? The Low FODMAP diet, unlike your average diet, is a medical diet. I guess the first question most people ask is,…

Reasons to Keep Going

Sometimes life throws you a curve ball. It might be illness or injury, something unforeseen. Or it might be something that seeps in slowly like tiredness, loss of motivation or feeling overwhelmed. Maybe life has changed and you find yourself procrastinating. Whatever the negative influence, right now, in this moment is the most important time…

Margarine or Butter?

Many of us, when it comes to the butter or marg debate, have just gone with our taste preference. Some of us have thrown our hands in the air and quit it altogether for the debate just got too confusing. Butter comes from dairy, so there we have saturated animal fats. Margarine is processed and…