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...

6 Things You Need to Know about Food Labels

Look on the nutrition panel under sugar. 1 teaspoon of sugar is 4g, so if the product says it has 20g of sugar; it has five teaspoons of added sugar. The World Health Organisation recommends that adults eat no more than six teaspoons of sugar...

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...

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,...