Diet

6 Foods to Eat to Help Prevent the Flu

May 30 2019

When it seems as if everyone around you is coming down with a nasty case of the flu, you know you’ve got to help give your body the best chance at warding off illness. Of course, you’ll be practicing good hand-washing habits, you got your flu shot earlier in the year, and you’re focusing on rest and relaxation....


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22 Healthy Foods That Don’t Spoil Easily

April 26 2019

One problem with whole, natural foods is that they tend to spoil easily. Therefore, eating healthy is associated with frequent trips to the grocery store. It can also be a challenge when traveling without access to a refrigerator. Still, many healthy foods can be stored long term without spoiling, as long as you have the...


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Comfort Foods to Avoid When You’re Sick

April 24 2019

You’ve done everything you can think of to prevent it, but it happens anyway — you get sick with the cold or the flu. It might be tempting to run to your comfort foods to make you feel better, but that may not be the best thing for your body as it’s fighting off an...


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How to Break an Unhealthy Eating Habit

April 22 2019

Is your habit something you truly want to break? If it’s not, find a workaround by adding healthy foods to your day (like an extra veggie at dinner to fill you up) or taking something out to balance it (like a dessert). If you do want to break your habit, here’s a game-plan: Make the...


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10 High-Fat Foods That Are Actually Super Healthy

April 17 2019

Ever since fat was demonised, people started eating more sugar, refined carbs and processed foods instead. As a result, the entire world has become fatter and sicker. However, times are changing. Studies now show that fat, including saturated fat, isn’t the devil it was made out to be. All sorts of healthy foods that happen...


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Eating the Right Foods for Exercise

April 12 2019

Nutrition is important for fitness Eating a well-balanced diet can help you get the calories and nutrients you need to fuel your daily activities, including regular exercise. When it comes to eating foods to fuel your exercise performance, it’s not as simple as choosing vegetables over doughnuts. You need to eat the right types of food at...


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6 Food Hacks To Farewell Headaches

April 10 2019

Try these 6 practical nutrition tips to avoid the pain. A staggering 20 percent of Australians suffer from migraines at some stage in their lives – that’s around 4.9 million of the population, according to Headache Australia. The 2018 Migraine in Australia report revealed that 71 percent of migraine sufferers are women and, to put a monetary value on the...


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How to Keep Alzheimer’s Disease Out of Your Future

April 5 2019

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s. If you were taught that you’re born with all the brain cells you’ll ever get and it’s all downhill from there, it’s time for a rethink. Mounting research suggests you can improve your brain no matter what your age, making it stronger now and...


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Do You Have Food Poisoning or the Stomach Flu? Here’s How to Tell

April 4 2019

Knowing the symptoms is key to feeling better ASAP. It’s no secret that winter brings on a slew of sicknesses, from the common cold to bouts of the flu to stomach bugs. But alongside the rise in germy surfaces, another common culprit can wreak havoc on your body: your indulgent holiday spread. If you find...


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Achieve A Healthy Weight

April 3 2019

Making a commitment to maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for your health and wellbeing. So how do you do it? Here are several tips on how to help you achieve a healthy weight.   How do I know if I’m a healthy weight? BMI is a useful...


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