Things You Need to Know About Protein

Nearly every single client I see in the clinic is not eating enough Protein, both male and female. Unless you are really into muscle gains most people don’t even know why we need it and what it does for us.  I have to try and change this as I think most Nutritionists would say it’sContinue reading “Things You Need to Know About Protein”

Skinny Jab – does it work?

When I first heard about this, I was like oh no, not another fad, just like to skinny teas, detox teas and keto drinks, eye roll.  However, after looking into it and how it works, I could be a little on the fence on this one, let me explain. Skinny jab (is actually the nameContinue reading “Skinny Jab – does it work?”

The best life insurance policy you can give yourself is sleep

I’m not sure where to start, I didn’t want to write a post that we have seen a million times, we all know we supposed to get enough sleep but do we understand why? I am no sleep expert however I have read, watched and listened to nearly everything by Matthew Walker, the world leadingContinue reading “The best life insurance policy you can give yourself is sleep”

What Are Your Non-Negotiables?

Non-negotiable meaning – not open to discussion When you start to think about implementing changes that will help improve your health or achieve your goals, I believe you should have these non-negotiables.  This mean that unless something happens out of your control you will do these non-negotiables and eventually, they will become fixed into yourContinue reading “What Are Your Non-Negotiables?”

Energy balance in a nutshell

Let me introduce you to Sally.  Sally has weighed 70kg for the last 5 years.  She eats around 2300 calories a day; she has an active job and goes weight training 3 times per week.  She does about 12000 steps a day.  A few months ago, Sally injured her back and she cannot work orContinue reading “Energy balance in a nutshell”

This is me!

For those who don’t know I started this blog over 6 months ago.  It was an anonymous blog which I started at the start of a 3 months alcohol free journey.  I became part of a community of others going through the same things as me and I believe because of the blog it madeContinue reading “This is me!”

Phytonutrients – what even are they?

They are never talked about in the mainstream media. If you follow nutrition then you will possibly have heard of them but all everyone talks about is macro nutrients and micro nutrients. We really need to know about phytonutients too. Phytonutrients was not even covered in my nutrition training. I’ve learnt about them through podcasts,Continue reading “Phytonutrients – what even are they?”

I did it!

It’s been a while since I wrote about booze and my no drinking journey. If you have been following my journey you will know that after 3 months I was considering drinking again. It was always my aim to not drink for 3 months but then i felt so great and I was loving theContinue reading “I did it!”

Macronutrients

I mentioned macro’s yesterday to my husband and he didn’t know what it was.  Once I said it was simply carbohydrates, protein and fat he was still totally clueless.  I mean yes he has heard of them but he is very old school in what he relates them to.  He knows bread has carbs inContinue reading “Macronutrients”

What is Healthy anyway?

What does Healthy mean? I thought I would base my very first nutrition post on overall health, it’s a huge subject so brace yourself for a long post. In a bid to keep this blog a personal one to me and my experiences I will give you a brief breakdown to my own ongoing journeyContinue reading “What is Healthy anyway?”