Author Archives: natalie

Portion size: – let’s discuss

November 19th, 2011 | Posted by natalie in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Portion distortion is very common. Research suggests that people underestimate how much they eat by 25%.

Learning to recognise how much your body needs, and recognising when you’re full is important to successful long term weight loss.

Follow our tips to avoid common pitfalls.

Your anti-ageing strategy

November 18th, 2011 | Posted by natalie in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Food & Face

Anti ageing isn’t all about expensive creams, the food and drink we consume can have a profound effect on our skin.

Follow these simple steps to improve the tone and structure of your skin, helping you to look and feel divine.

Quick and easy spicy lentil burgers

November 18th, 2011 | Posted by natalie in Recipes - (Comments Off)

Stuck for time?

Spice up your evening with these quick and easy lentil burgers that are packed full of protein and belly-filling fibre.

Gwyneth Paltrow highlights the dangers of restrictive diet

November 18th, 2011 | Posted by natalie in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Gwyneth Paltrow has recently revealed that she is suffering from Osteopenia, a precursor to Osteoporosis.

This will come as a surprise to many as Gwyneth advocates and pursues such a healthy lifestyle however, Osteopenia can be caused by nutrient deficiencies linked to very restricted diets.

Lime & Vanilla protein shake

November 17th, 2011 | Posted by natalie in Recipes - (1 Comments)

Try this quick and easy recipe for a Lime, pineapple and vanilla Protein Shake. Your choice of milk combined with vanilla flavored protein powder, pineapple, and lime juice give this shake a yummy flavor and will keep hunger at bay and satisfy your sweet tooth.

This recipe also makes a great pre gym snack or breakfast option if you are on the go or pressed for time.

Conquering the supermarket: Navigate your way to a healthier diet

November 17th, 2011 | Posted by natalie in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

There is huge potential and choice in supermarkets these days and the wrong decisions can lead to weight gain and bad habits. Marketers are cunning, wafting the smell of freshly baked goods throughout the store with an aim to get your salivary glands dribbling and your shopping trolley full to the brim. Healthy eating begins at the supermarket. The next time you need to hit the supermarket, get organized!

Follow these simple steps

Roasted red pepper hummus

November 16th, 2011 | Posted by natalie in Recipes - (Comments Off)

For a delicious, healthy snack try our roasted red pepper hummus.

It’s great as a starter or used as a dip or sandwich filler.

Roasted Tomato and garlic soup

November 15th, 2011 | Posted by natalie in Recipes - (Comments Off)

Baby it’s cold outside, warm up with this delicious roasted tomato soup.

Full of goodness, garlic is anti viral and will help to fight off winter colds.

Guilt free fig cookies

November 11th, 2011 | Posted by natalie in Recipes - (Comments Off)

In need of something sweet?

Try these sugar free but delicious fig and date cookies.

Healthy blueberry and flaxseed pancakes

February 20th, 2011 | Posted by natalie in Recipes - (Comments Off)

Pancakes can be eaten as a healthy breakfast when made from wholewheat flour with ground flaxseeds to improve digestion and provide B vitamins for sustainable energy throughout the day