42 high protein food sources
We all know the word “PROTEIN” and for a while now everybody wants their finger in the protein pie. Protein can now be found in all shapes and forms; ranging from shakes to bars. But why is it important? What should you know about protein before you start a high protein diet? And what are healthy sources of protein?
21 Day Dietitian Challenge for better health and weight loss
Do you ever feel that your body is not in a healthy state? You avoid the scale and struggle with weight loss? Then this is the solution for you! NO false promises, just a real diet written by a qualified dietitian to help you back to health. This is a 21 day weight loss challenge that I created to help you towards your goal weight, but can also be used by anybody to learn better eating habits. Available in Metric and Imperial Units.
Water is our miracle drink
Our body’s largest single component is water. In a lean adult, water accounts for 60% – 70% of your body weight. In obese adults, water only accounts for 45% – 55% of body weight. The amount is lower to compensate for adipose tissue. Without water our body does not function properly. But why is this life sustaining fluid so important? How much water do you really need? Can I reach my water requirement from food? What are the signs of dehydration?
Nutrition during pregnancy determines your baby's future health
This period is a critical time in your baby’s life due to the rapid development and growth. During this time it sets the bar for your baby’s health and ultimately their future, determined mainly by the mother’s pregnancy practices and nutritional habits. This article focuses on the mother during pregnancy until her baby is 2 years old; explaining why nutrition and weight is important. With a touch on breastfeeding and toddler feeding. Learn more on why your pregnancy is a large developing…
All the (beef) on PROTEIN!
We all know the word “PROTEIN” and for a while now everybody wants their finger in the protein pie. Protein can now be found in all shapes and forms; ranging from shakes to bars. But why is it important? What should you know about protein before you start a high protein diet? And what are healthy sources of protein? What is the role of protein? How much protein does my body need? What can happen if I have too much protein? All the answers you are looking for in one article.
HOW TO MANAGE YOUR ARTHRITIS WITH A DIETARY APPROACH
Arthritis is the inflammation of the joints. There are two common types; Rheumatoid arthritis and Osteoarthritis. As we all know arthritis is painful and sometimes hard to manage. Here are some tips to help you manage your arthritis with a dietary approach. Incorporate these extra nutrients in your daily diet, eliminate some unhealthy habits and lose some weight if needed. Say good bye to daily pain and say hello to your new life.
Eat your way towards a better butt!
Tummy, belly, tum-tum or even our happy round friend. No matter what you call it, it is in the way and it needs to pack up its’ stuff and hit the road. Let us all relate; we have a tummy hindering our sight of our toes. It is in the way when we bend over and when we look at ourselves sideways it gets even WORSE. Mrs. Tum-tum even has some friends hanging around; Madam Caboose, Sally Cellulite and Little miss Muffin(Top). These tips also work for your butt/bum.
How to get rid of acid reflux and heartburn with home remedies
Reflux, heartburn and the discomfort. We have all experienced it before, some more than others. It is possibly one of the most uncomfortable things associated with eating. Common symptoms of reflux are: Heartburn: a burning pain or discomfort that may move from your stomach to your chest, or even up into your throat Regurgitation: a sour or bitter-tasting acid backing up into your throat or mouth Increased belching Hoarseness Dry cough Occasionally spasms Swallowing difficulty Bloating
Natural (fast) relief for constipation without laxatives
Constipation refers to irregular passing of stools. If you have not had any bowel movement in three days or if you are passing stools that are hard and uncomfortable it can mean you are constipated. Causes: Inactivity, low fiber, low fluid intake, unhealthy diet pattern, no bathroom habits, pregnancy and medication. Here is how you should manage each one:
10 dietitian tips to feed children and build a healthy relationship with food
Whether it is textures that make children gag or just plain lazy eating, moms are always feeling guilty. You might feel bad that your child is not eating what they are supposed to. Then feel even guiltier that your child ate chips and cookies for dinner, but at least they have something in their tummies. So what can you give your child to make sure they are getting the best in a small quantity? Here are the 10 main guidelines.
Tips to be more healthy
When we look in the mirror, the first thing we see is our shape. Most of us hate that image that is looking back at us. It’s a mutual feeling. But with the added hate of our weight, we tend to be unhealthier than we realize. This is my challenge to you: Aim to be healthy on the inside. Aim to feel good and full of energy, and not only focusing on the shape and weight of your body. Use these 11 tips, apply those you find the easiest first and slowly build yourself to mastering all 11.
Manage your exercise after a (guilty) cheat meal
Cheat meals happen..to all of us. When trying to lose weight, you might feel guilty after going through your favorite drive-thru. Here is a guide to help you manage your exercise time needed to cancel out that cheat meal. This guide can help you be motivated to not eat cheat meals as often.
Thing to know when you quit sugar
You would not eat 5 teaspoons of sugar out of the jar. Then why drink it out of an aluminium can dissolved in water? You would not feed your child 5 teaspoons of syrup to eat, then why give it in a chocolate bar? It is recommended that sugar intake should be less than 10% of your daily caloric intake; equal to about 12.5 teaspoons of sugar. To see health benefits, a further restriction to below 5% is recommended; equal to about 6 teaspoons of sugar daily.
3 Easy steps for a weight loss lunchbox
When we have lunch and snacks at work, it gives us the nutrients to have energy to get through a day of hard work. The more we deprive ourselves of energy, the more energy dense food we want. We reach for a packet of chips, chocolates, sweets and fizzy drinks. Regular healthy snacks also boost your metabolism, helping you lose weight.