Did you know that you should chew your food a minimum 15 times before swallowing? In some cases, upwards of 30-40 times! When it comes to chewing your food a good rule of thumb is to chew till food has turned to liquid and well-mixed with saliva; a piece of hard vegetable will take longer to be chewed properly compared to a piece of soft fruit. There are 4 key benefits to chewing food properly that increase overall health and wellbeing. Let’s go through them: [if !supportList
Sugar is the real culprit. For many years people have been led to believe that saturated fat is the main cause of heart disease. However new studies have revealed that saturated fat is far less harmful than sugar. It is no surprise that chocolates, fizzy drinks, sweets, and cakes are loaded with added sugar. But there are other culprits that you might not associate with added sugar. These culprits are the foods which are packed with large amounts of hidden sugar. Food manufac
Finding the time to work out can be hard enough with busy schedules, dating, married life, kids...but no matter the situation, time and comfort is of the essence. So taking a 15-minute drive back and forth from the gym, while also assessing awkward shower rooms and encountering ogling strangers during your workout, can be a complete turn off. So why workout at the gym at all? Simple things like sleep duration, drink intake, and meditation are all small but super beneficial ta
Ingredients 1kg/2lbs of potatoes 3 tbsp coconut oil 4 large sprigs of rosemary pinch of cayenne pepper Method Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. In a shallow roasting pan, add 1 tbsp of the oil and place in the oven to heat up while you prepare the potatoes Cut potatoes into chunky chips/sticks Pour the rest of the oil into a large bowl and add the potatoes Sprinkle the cayenne pepper on top and mix together until coated well Remove the tray from the oven and scatter over the
A much healthier way to enjoy your eggs Ingredients 1 soft-boiled egg 5 spears of steamed asparagus OR steamed green beans Method Cut the soft-boiled egg in half and serve with the steamed asparagus or green beans for dipping.
For breakfast or an anytime snack. (Vegan option included) Ingredients 1 peach peeled and cut into bite-sized chunks 150g pot Greek Yoghurt ( or coconut yoghurt for vegan option) 2 tbsp puffed/popped quinoa 1 tsp honey (replace with maple syrup for vegan option) 1 tablespoon mixed nuts (optional) Method In a short glass layer the popped quinoa, peach and yoghurt and top with nuts. Drizzle the honey and devour!