Category Archives: Healthy Food

Healthy Foods, Diet & Recipes

There are many reasons why eating healthy food is a great option for your health and well being. Here are three main reasons that will help remind you that eating healthy foods is the best choice to make for your diet, to provide the necessary nutrients that your body needs to create new cells, clean toxins, and to just function every day! Eating healthy food can help prevent future diseases such as diabetes and cancer.

A healthy lifestyle has both short and long term health benefits. Long term, eating a balanced diet, taking regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight can add years to your life and reduce the risk of certain diseases including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and obesity.

Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Combined with physical activity, your diet can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases and promote your overall health.

6 Reasons Water Is Good for You

6 Reasons Water Is Good for You

Water accounts for 60 percent of your body weight and 90 percent of your blood, which makes it essential for your well-being. Only when your body is hydrated enough will you feel good and stay healthy. Drinking a sufficient amount of water is good for you because it improves blood oxygen circulation, helps fight off… Continue Reading

An Egg A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

An Egg A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

Atkins, the original low carb experts, debunks all myths surrounding eggs and how the egg-ceptional superfood helps maintain weight wellness. Eggs have received a bad rap over the years. While rich in protein and nutrients, eggs have been accused of raising cholesterol levels and increasing health risks. The reality? Not true, says Atkins nutritionist Colette Heimowitz.  “Eggs are… Continue Reading

MCT Oil: The Ultimate Energy Source

MCT Oil: The Ultimate Energy Source

If you’re looking for an instant energy source in the form of ketones, MCT oil is a great option for you! MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides, which are a form of saturated fatty acids that contain 6-10 carbon atoms, quickly metabolized into energy from the liver. MCT oil are oils that contain extracted MCTs from… Continue Reading

Tips For Healthy Snacking During The Day

Tips For Healthy Snacking During The Day

Maintaining a healthy diet is probably harder today than it has ever been. Not because of a lack or food or even knowledge about it, but because of the fast-paced lives we all live, which prevent us from having the time to think about what we are using to fuel our bodies. But besides the… Continue Reading

3 Things You Didn’t Realise About Manuka Honey

3 Things You Didn’t Realise About Manuka Honey

From superfood to liquid gold, the benefits of Manuka Honey are endless, we caught up with research scientist Nural Cokcetin to hear her learnings on the sticky substance. What Makes Medical Grade Manuka Honey A Good Antibacterial? Honey in general has several antibacterial properties, which includes: A high concentration of sugars which can dehydrate or… Continue Reading

How To Get Through Winter Without Changing Good Eating Habits

How To Get Through Winter Without Changing Good Eating Habits

Atkins, the low carb experts share their secrets to maintaining weight wellness and good eating habits this winter. For many, winter symbolises the start of a three-month hibernation. With the cooler weather and shorter days, people tend to hide from the cold by staying inside. Winter can also lead to eating more and moving less which can result… Continue Reading

Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas & Vegetables With Yoghurt Dressing

Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas & Vegetables With Yoghurt Dressing

Gut-friendly foods key in the fight against winter bugs Looking after your gut bacteria, by choosing whole foods and prioritising probiotics, may be the key to warding off the flu this winter, according to dietitians. Accredited Practising Dietitian Kate Gudorf said the gut plays a crucial role in immunity. “The gut microbiota acts as our first… Continue Reading

The Importance Of Protein For Your Body

The Importance Of Protein For Your Body

Proteins are very large molecules that can be found in every cell in our body. They’re one of the most abundant substances in our system (second only to water), and we need them to function and to regulate all of our organs and tissues. Proteins are made from smaller units called the amino acids, and… Continue Reading

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