Need to drink more water? Try these tips for boosting your water intake every day. “I should drink more water.” It’s something I hear from clients all the time. They know their water intake isn’t up to par – but they just can’t figure out how to drink more water than they usually do. When I ask people why they don’t drink enough water, I usually hear one of two things – many tell me that they just haven’t established a regular water-drinking habit, and lots of people I talk to say that they just “don’t like water.” I probably don’t need to remind you why drinking enoughRead More →

A Small Amount Of Intense Exercise Can Have A Huge Impact On Your Life. If you don’t break a sweat, you’re not doing it right. There’s enough time for you to get in a workout today — really. You only need to descide that you like to be and stay in a good shape, healthy and fit. And – go for it. Now. Don’t wait longer as it will never become easier. Just do it. Do it NOW! Exercise is one of the most important habits Exercise is one of the most important habits you can develop that will transform your life. Working out can makeRead More →

Is Protein important? A Necessity for everybody Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. It is an organic compound, composed of 22 amino acids, otherwise known as the building blocks of life. Protein is stored in muscles and organs and the body utilises it to build and repair tissues, as well as for the production of enzymes and hormones. Protein also make it possible for blood to carry oxygen throughout the body. Along with fat and carbohydrates, protein is a “macronutrient.”, meaning the body needs relatively large amounts of it. The Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences hasRead More →

Global Approach On Diet, Physical Activity And Public Health Unhealthy diets and physical inactivity contribute to the rise of excess weight and obesity, which are major public health challenges (1). The World Health Organisation (WHO) projects that by 2015, approximately 2.3 billion adults will be overweight and more then 700 million will be obese (2). According  to WHO, the fundamental causes are: An increased intake of processed foods, high in fat, salt and sugars A decrease unphysical activity due to sedentary nature of many work settings, evolving modes of transportation, and increasing urbanisation (3) Understanding Nutrition and Fitness There are many education resources available toRead More →

7 Proven Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health. Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, it is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet. Studies show that dark chocolate (not the sugary crap) can improve health and lower the risk of heart disease. 1. Dark Chocolate is Very Nutritious If you buy quality dark chocolate with a high cocoa content, then it is actually quite nutritious. It contains a decent amount of soluble fiber and is loaded with minerals. A 100 gram bar of dark chocolate with 70-85% cocoa contains (1): 11Read More →