New Year's Resolutions Out; Weekly Challenges In

New Year's Resolutions Out; Weekly Challenges In

Got the same old New Year’s Resolutions? Get rid of them.

Not only do they set you up for feeling like a failure, but they can be overwhelming and steal the fun.

Instead, assign yourself weekly challenges. 7-Day goals are much more real & fun and give you that sweet taste of success sooner. 

Is your new spring wardrobe hiding in your kitchen?

Is your new spring wardrobe hiding in your kitchen?

I know mine is! Sleeves of herbs turning to slime at the bottom of the crisper, half used jars of sauces growing mould, condiments lurking at the back of the fridge, ice crystals taking over my selection of left-overs in the freezer and potatoes growing more potatoes in the pantry! It amounts to food waste and lots of it. The numbers are frightening. On average, Australian’s throw out 1 in 5 grocery bags amounting to approximately $1000 per household per year.

6 Simple Tips to Help Plan Your Vegan Diet

6 Simple Tips to Help Plan Your Vegan Diet

Planning is key with vegan diets as nutrients such as calcium, iron, zinc, vitamin D, vitamin B12, iodine, and omega-3 fats may be at risk of being low.

THE SWEET STUFF

THE SWEET STUFF

Our brain responds to sugar by flooding the body with the feel-good chemicals dopamine and serotonin. This deluge of happy hormones creates a rewarding effect, linking sugary foods with feelings of happiness and contentment. No wonder Australian's are on average still consuming a whopping 27 teaspoons of the sweet stuff each per day. 

DO YOU NEED A 'BREAKFAST ON THE GO' OPTION?

DO YOU NEED A 'BREAKFAST ON THE GO' OPTION?

With more and more of us grabbing a quick breakky on the run, sourcing or pre- preparing some healthy and tasty options can help keep you on the right track with your weight loss or weight maintenance. Here are some ideas to get you started:

WHAT TO EAT DURING A COMPETITION?

WHAT TO EAT DURING A COMPETITION?

Studies have shown that eating or drinking carbohydrates during intensive exercises lasting longer than one hour can replenish your energy levels and improve your overall performance.

Is sparkling water bad for you?

Is sparkling water bad for you?

If you love ‘bubbles’ but are concerned about ‘the fizz’, you can relax in the knowledge that sparkling waters are not as bad for you as you think. 

Are you afraid to be hungry?

Are you afraid to be hungry?

From the time we are kids at school, we are taught to eat to an external schedule rather than our internal body cues. This can keep us organised and working to time but often we are never really hungry. Eating like this day after day can lead to unwanted kilos creeping on -  even when the food is super healthy.