A closer look at the DASH and TLC diets for heart health and disease management

So if you haven’t heard, the verdict is in…US News & World Report has evaluated and ranked 35 diets with input from a panel of health experts. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss and protective against diabetes and heart disease. The Top 5 […]

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Cheating On Your Diet? Let’s Look At Ways To Stop!

I once heard the saying “Willpower is like a muscle, it needs to be challenged to build itself,” this shows that things worth having do not come easy and staying focused is really important in achieving ones goals. When it comes to weight-loss, having the self-determination and drive can be the most challenging of it
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The busy bachelor: dinner in under 15 minutes

Juggling a career, exercise regime, social life and whatever else life deals you can understandably leave you drained and more inclined to grab a pizza and beer rather than prepare a gourmet meal at the end of the day. What I’m here to do is to offer you some quick and easy, balanced meal options […]

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How the Mediterranean diet can help you

The Mediterranean diet which consists of whole grain carbohydrates, fruit, vegetables, nuts, omega-3 fatty acids and olive oil has been scientifically shown to decrease the symptoms and protect against metabolic syndrome (explained in the previous article). The following foods are important in the Mediterranean diet:  Omega 3 fatty acids or fatty fish consumption Omega 3 […]

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What Women want! A look at what we crave and why?

Why do we crave food? Food cravings can be described as ‘an intense desire to eat a specific food’.  The frequency, strength and types of food cravings have been found to differ between men and women, different phases of the menstrual cycle and in some cases with body mass index (BMI). The underlying causes of […]

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