NUTRITION – Probiotics & Prebiotics

I thought I would follow on from the last post on Gut Health and explain more about Probiotics and Prebiotics. As we said, Probiotics and Prebiotics help form a healthy gut with a positive microbiota balance. But what are they?  What Are They? Probiotics are the actual live microorganisms themselves, which lead to this positiveContinue reading “NUTRITION – Probiotics & Prebiotics”

NUTRITION – Are Carbs the Enemy?

Simple answer is NO! The rise of low carb diets are making people fear carbs. However, there is in fact no reason to fear carbs and these restrictive diets do not work. Restrictive diets are unhealthy, both physically and mentally. Carbs should not be excluded from our diet. Carb-rich foods are an important source ofContinue reading “NUTRITION – Are Carbs the Enemy?”

NUTRITION – How to Ensure Balanced “Healthy” Meals

I’ve received a lot of questions about what we should be eating to be healthy. There is no magical diet that will make everyone loose fat or gain muscle and there is no superfood that will make you healthy. It is all about balance. So, what should we be eating? First of all, there isContinue reading “NUTRITION – How to Ensure Balanced “Healthy” Meals”

NUTRITION – Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is an increasingly popular fat used for frying, baking and added to drinks. This is mainly because it has been associated with several health benefits. However, is it as healthy as it seems? Coconut oil is one of the highest sources of saturated fat, aka “unhealthy fat”. Saturated fat has been associated withContinue reading “NUTRITION – Coconut Oil”