Pregnancy is a time of exceptional growth, change, development and sacrifice. The female body undergoes an enormous transformation while it focuses solely on, and prioritises the nourishment of the foetus. Ultimately, your baby is first in line for any nutrients. Therefore, the Mother is often lacking. Ensuring optimal nutrition is never more important than before,… Continue reading Foods to eat when you’re pregnant
Adrenal glands - what do they do? The triangle shaped kidney glands control our body's response to stress, and regulate blood pressure and metabolism. Stress can result from: InfectionIllnessExcess caffeineAnxiety/nervesScary animal (rare) Hypothalamus (control centre in brain) ⇒ pituitary gland ⇒ adrenals ⇒ produce adrenaline and cortisol (hormones) which ⇑ awareness and blood flow, simultaneously ⇓ the digestive and… Continue reading Top 5 Tips To Manage Adrenal Fatigue
Happy new year! I realise I am a little late in getting to my first post of the year. This has been partially deliberate, and the other half just plain busy with my family and work. I wanted to personally welcome and new followers that have recently signed up to my blog. I am so… Continue reading This Summer, forget about body transformations. Here’s why.
Hunger. We all experience it, several times a day. Or at least we should experience it several times a day. Modern life means that for some, true hunger is never really experienced. Instead, some are bombarded with mixed messages all day, meaning that their intrinsic hunger cues are subdued. More eating occasions throughout the day… Continue reading What are you hungry for?
As 2016 draws to an end, we are bombarded with messages to eat clean, strip the fat, sign up to 28 day or 12 week challenges. Weight loss companies know that we have probably eaten more than we needed over the festive/holiday season and are looking for a quick fix to a slimmer, healthier you… Continue reading If you keep doing the same things, you will get the same results
I was excited to sample this new product by Go Natural. This muesli bar that boasts a 4.5 Health Star Rating on the front packet. How did it shape up nutritionally for me? There was a muesli bar in there! Product specifications (Source: Go Natural) Health Claims Gluten Free Cholesterol Free Low Sodium The good stuff… Continue reading Product Review – Go Natural Nut Delight Bar