A new study from the Netherlands has found that replacing saturated fats in your diet, like those from healthy grass-fed beef, raw organic butter, and other high-quality animal foods, with carbohydrates like bread, bagels, pasta, rice and doughnuts will increase your risk of heart disease. [read more]
A bloated belly really sucks. It makes you feel crappy and can be pretty painful, even embarrassing for those who really suffer badly from it. What’s worse, for athletes who get stuck with a bloated belly on competition day, it can really hinder performance.
Today, we take a look at some of the major bloating culprits in the hope you can reduce discomfort and rock a flat belly more often. Read on, do a little self diagnosis, implement change and reap the benefits! [read more]
Wanna get lean and healthy? Don’t believe these 10 health myths! [read more]
Food, glorious food! Processed meats, yellow cheese, chocolate, chips, cakes, cookies, chocolate, bread, cereals, tinned foods, frozen meals, chocolate, fat free dairy, protein bars, energy drinks, alcohol, chocolate… this list could go forever! Walking into any grocery store these days you could be forgiven for thinking that food grew in plastic packets and came out brighter than your Saturday night underpants. [read more]
Personal trainers will help trim the fat after one too many chocolate binges, nutrition experts will make sure your diet’s in order and after a week (or five) of late nights, a beautician can get your skin glowing again. But where do you turn when you need a little help getting your life in tip-top shape? Life coaches… the new spiritual rock stars and can be invaluable when it comes to helping you create a life you truly love. If you could do with a shot of inspiration to fire up your week, read on for our Q&A with guru life coach & writer, Connie Chapman. [read more]