FOOD CRAVINGS: What You Need To Know.

FOOD CRAVINGS: What You Need To Know.

Cravings are nature’s way of letting you know that you are not getting enough of certain vitamins and minerals. This develops because our overall diet is lacking some vital nutrient. It is very interesting that when one starts any form of diet, you start having...
How Much Water Do I Need?

How Much Water Do I Need?

Water provides everything the body needs to restore fluids lost through metabolism, breathing, sweating, and the removal of waste. It’s the perfect beverage for quenching thirst and rehydrating your system. Water should be the beverage you turn to most of the time....
FRUIT IN OUR DIET

FRUIT IN OUR DIET

A sedentary lifestyle and poor eating habits are the main causes of weight gain. Consuming lots of fruits and vegetables can help prevent excess weight gain. Fruit and vegetables are to a large extent our natural primary foods. This does not mean that we cannot...
Lifestyle Cooking

Lifestyle Cooking

With a change in lifestyle there are selected  methods of  preparing the food we eat . Food such as:- Meat When cooking meat, trim off visible fat and refrain from frying meats in deep oil. If you are roasting, use the dry roast method; where the...
Food & Nutrition = Health

Food & Nutrition = Health

While everybody was distracted by the BREXIT vote, I focused on food, and its nutrient. Nutrition can be defined as: ‘the act or process of nourishing, while Nutrients is that which nourishes’. If what we eat, does not nourish; it cannot be classified as...
Fasting and Weightloss

Fasting and Weightloss

One way to monitor our *mindless eating indulgence is to under go a FAST.  FAST? It is a long day that is not broken by the usual three meals. In the words of Elisabeth Elliot; One way to begin to see how vastly indulgent we usually are is to fast. It is a long...
Fasting and Weightloss

Fasting and Weightloss

One way to begin to see how vastly indulgent we usually are is by fasting. It is a long day that is not broken by the usual three meals. One finds out what an astonishing amount of time is spent in the planning, purchasing, preparing, eating, and cleaning up of meals....
Less Fluid less Fibre: Constipation

Less Fluid less Fibre: Constipation

Constipation results; when waste material moves too slowly through the large bowel, resulting in infrequent or painful elimination. Constipation can give rise to many different ailments, including appendicitis, bad breath, body odour, coated tongue, depression,...
“Thin outside, Fat inside” (TOFI)

“Thin outside, Fat inside” (TOFI)

I often hear people say “I can eat all I want and remain slim. It’s good genes” Such individuals who eat whatever they like (unhealthy food with little or no exercise) and don’t put on weight are often envied by people who easily put on weight or are...