G.R.E.A.T D.R.E.A.M – Awareness

The very definition of the word awareness is to have ‘knowledge or perception of a situation or fact’.  To be aware of one’s situation requires one to be present, obviously, but being present is more than being physically situated somewhere.  Awareness, at any given moment,...

The Importance of Including Protein in Your Diet

Protein is one of three macronutrients (protein, fat and carbohydrates). Protein is vitally important for health, there are essential amino acids (proteins) that are required for good health that your body can’t make, and you must get them from your diet. Here are some examples of...

Just a Spoonful of Sugar?

They say it’s one of the most important ingredients used in the kitchen. The first thing that comes to your mind is the sweetness, and the taste always leaves you wanting more, Sugar is an unhealthy substance, its added flavour and texture to an ingredient. There...

Exercising on a Low Budget

For a while, there was a strong belief within the community that the only way to exercise was by obtaining a gym membership. Although joining and going to a gym is a great way to exercise, stay fit and healthy, it is not the only...

The Benefits of Having a Gym Partner

Although working out alone at the gym does provide you with great qualities including levels of focus and concentration, sometimes working out with a partner offers a number of great benefits as well. If you are someone who is lacking in motivation or a bit...

Easy, Quick and Healthy Snacks to Pack for Your Kids

Running out of idea’s for your children’s lunch box? Here are ten healthy snack ideas to pack into your children’s lunch boxes, or even your own! A Salty Treat Popcorn is said to be one of the healthiest snacks for adults and children. 100 grams of popcorn...

How to Prevent Fast Food Drive Thru’s

You’re driving home from after work. You’re tired, sore, hungry and just about ready for bed. You know you have to cook dinner when you get home for the family but you are not in the mood. You start looking for options of other alternatives...

Why You Should Grow Your Own Vegetables

Through love and nurture, it grows in front of your eyes from a small seed into a productive plant. Pulled from your own backyard,into your kitchen and onto your plate, your taste buds receive fresh bursts of flavour, full of nutrition goodness. There are many reasons...

How to Travel and Eat Healthy

I stepped onto the scale, scrunched my face and turned away as the numbers changed and fear kicked in. All those extra large meals of pesto, pizza and chocolate desserts seemed like a good idea at the time. As the numbers came to a halt,...

Are you Getting Enough Sleep?

Sleep plays an important foundation when it comes to health and well being. Getting enough quality sleep can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. Everyone tells you how important sleep is, but being able to just shut off...

How to Make Healthy Choices When It Comes To Carbs

Since the introduction of carb-cutting diets, there is a lot of controversy about how going on a carb-diet can help you lose weight. If you're just interested in maintaining a healthier diet  or you are a person trying to lose weight, then here is some...

Are your health issues being caused by Stress?

Are your health issues being caused by Stress? Modern living and stress seem to go hand in hand and it may be no surprise to you that the effects of stress can have a significant impact on mental wellbeing. It is now normal for people to...