Low GI Foods

What are low-GI Foods and why are they important?

Low GI Foods

All the food that we eat has some kind of nutritional value, whether it’s low sugar snacks and healthy protein bars to a pina colada, they all have some kind of effect.

The impact of food on our blood sugar levels is rated by a GI-index rating, or  glycemic index. Studies have shown that a low GI-diet could lead to weight loss while also reducing the risks associated with heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Carbohydrates are the only macro-nutrient which effects our GI-levels.

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9 things I learned quiting sugar

11 things I learned giving up sugar for 2 weeks

9 things I learned quiting sugar

Dare to give up the sweet stuff?

Are you a sugar addict? I am, or maybe…was? 

Once something we only consumed naturally, for instance through the natural sugars found in fruit, we now find added sugar in almost every kind of food we consume. While sugar might be seriously delicious, it’s also serious addictive and can definitely mess with your mood, sleep and good vibes. 

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fibre can help you lose weight

Fibre can help you lose weight. Here’s how

fibre can help you lose weight

Until very recently fibre has been shuffled under the rug, overshadowed by it’s trendier mates like protein. Finally, fibre might just be becoming the cool kid it was meant to be. But what does fibre do? Fibre is crucial to your diet regardless of age and plays a number of roles in ensuring your body ticks over at it’s best. 

In the last few years research has begun to demonstrate its usefulness for weight loss. So, how does it work and why does it work?

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10 of the best exercise, workout, and fitness hacks.

So you want to get fit and get the most of the time you spend exercising? You know what they say: work smart, not hard (but you’ll probably have to do both!)

Many people believe that you have to spend hours in the gym or run marathons daily see any sort of results but you’ll be chuffed to know that just isn’t the case. In fact, if you use the following hacks you can not only get the most from each session but you’ll also see the best results!

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vegan nutrition 101

Vegan Nutrition 101 – Getting Enough Post-Workout Protein

Vegan Nutrition 101 – Getting Enough Post-Workout Protein

vegan nutrition 101

Recovery is key, there’s no two ways about it. If you don’t properly recover from a workout then you won’t see the results you could have and future sessions will be impacted too. How effectively you recover can be influenced by a number of different things. For instance, something as simple as getting enough sleep can do far more than any pill ever could!

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healthy snacks on the go

Healthy Nutrition On The Go – 11 Snacks

healthy snacks on the go

Sometimes it is not possible to eat a hearty, healthy meal, especially when you are on the move. We all lead busy lives and that means that we can sometimes make the wrong choices when it comes to what we eat. It doesn’t have to be fast food that is unhealthy and convenient because with the right planning, you can have healthy snacks on the go. 

So, take a look at this list of low sugar snacks and high protein snacks that will really hit the spot.

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