For many of us, it has been ingrained in our heads since childhood that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. What you eat first thing nourishes you and sustains you both mentally and physically throughout the day. As such, dietitians and other health experts generally advise eating a substantial well-balanced meal that […]
A light summery snack that you can prep in advance and assemble on the day
These days I longed for a burger, a healthy version of a burger. I made this Spicy beetroot burger last year in March and it was great. A few days back I made another healthy burger which my husband ate most of them. Ingredients for the beetroot burger: 250 g roasted beetroot peeled 250 g […]
Chia seeds are low in calories and high in nutrients and dietary fiber. In addition to beneficial fats and fatty acids, chia seeds provide a healthy amount of minerals including calcium, potassium, manganese, and zinc.
Hubby and I have pretty much always followed the Mediterranean diet since we’ve been in Italy. But lately we’re really stepping it up. The older we get, the easier it is to put on weight. And that’s one thing we don’t need. Plus our cholesterol levels have crept up lately, which is bad for our […]
For the record, I am not an expert cook in this area. However, I am an expert eater. I find more joy arises from sharing what makes us happy. Thus, I will be sharing what I do know from eating a lot of Mediterranean food. When I think of Mediterranean food, I think of roasted […]
Cod and chorizo are a match made in heaven. In this recipe, I’ve cooked them with some roasted veggies and a cannellini bean casserole and it was delicious. Ingredients for 2 people 2 frozen cod fillet 1 diced red onion 1 diced or pressed clove of garlic Handful chopped mushrooms Handful chopped chorizo 1 tin […]
Once I’ve taken off my trainers, stretched and recovered (slightly) from a painful workout, I need me some carbs… and I need them quickly. I’ve recently been throwing together this quick dish when a workout has left me ravenous. It’s very much inspired by my favourite Joe Wick’s recipe and a veggie dish my mum […]
Although blood glucose levels tend to be the primary concern in diabetes, there are a number of other systems which may be effected secondary to the diabetes. One of the most important considerations is your cardiovascular health. I have previously discussed the various health checks you should regularly get here. Of these considerations, cholesterol levels […]
Years back the biggest thing you heard from dietitians or nutritionists or even just the media was to stay away from fats. The stigma used to be that all fats were bad and if you eat fats, you are going to get fat. Fortunately for individuals like myself who study nutrition we now know that […]
You know those people who literally live off of coffee? That definitely used to be me. I vividly remember when I started to guzzle coffee my senior year of high school and my habit only grow worse when I got sick and lost all of my energy. Coffee became an integral part of my life […]
It used to be health concerns were only for those over a certain age, but not anymore – health issues are hot topics for anyone at any age. I found out recently a person who is in her 30’s has to worry about high blood pressure and just the other day, a co-worker was rushed […]
Food should be enjoyable, food should be nourishing both for the body and the soul, food is a social thing, it can be art, it can be science. Good food can be quick or slow, simple or fancy, cheap or pricey. Any one can have good food that nourishes them, that contributes to health. Food […]
Breakfast is literally the meal meant to ‘break the fast‘ from all the hours spent sleeping and it’s proven skipping it can cause a wave of bad chain reactions throughout the body, which can affect the outcome of your day.
Happy day everyone! It has been a hectic few weeks and I haven’t been able to spend time on my blog but wanted to take a moment and share a few things about ENERGY! Many of you have heard the saying that “Food is Fuel.” Food helps us get through the day, maintain focus, keeps […]
My neighbours totally hate me. Every day, they’re subjected to a shrill whirring that not even a heavy kitchen door can muffle. This irritating noise is preceded by the sounds of chopping and grating, with the occasional ‘ouch!’ when I over-enthusiastically slice my finger. They probably think I’m wielding a drill and making major home improvements. Nope, not into that. So what am I actually doing? Well, I’m juicing. Read more…
Tad windy out there today isn’t it UK peeps? Marley, our cat, is running around the house like a possessed thing, it feels like it’s been raining for a whole month and I honestly can’t remember the last time the sun was out. This is the very definition of #Januaryfeels!!! Anyway, on bleak January days […]
What you consume has a big impact on your mood .Do you think that there are foods that can help you tackle your mood swings? Well! yes there are foods that can help in overcoming depression, feel happier and these foods are healthy too.
A total dietary fiber intake should be 25 t 30 grams a day from food, not supplements. It is advised to eat more fibre and probably good for your health. To increase fibre in your diet, as a general rule, swap white, processed foods for brown, whole foods and eat plenty of fruit and […]
| By Jamie Stolarz | When we think of February, we think of Valentine’s Day, a time to celebrate love, share valentines, indulge in a few sweets, and get out those heart decorations. But did you know the heart theme continues through the month with a strong health message? February is American Heart Month. Why […]
Maintaining a radiant complexion is a battle fought on two fronts: externally with topical skin care and internally with a healthy lifestyle. No matter how amazing and miraculous your skin care products are, there is no replacement for eating right and exercising. But since “eating right” is so vague and reports on what is and […]
by Melanie A. Albert, intuitive cooking expert, author, speaker, Founder & CEO Experience Nutrition Group, LLC This week I had the wonderful opportunity to lead an amazing Cooking Challenge Team Building with Visit Phoenix. For dessert, I decided to prepare the Sweet Potato Brownie and jazz it up with a raw cacao sauce and goji […]
Overtime, one of the biggest assistants in helping me lose weight and keep it off, was cooking EVERYTHING myself. From dressings, to sauces, to snacks, all the way down to my own protein bars. This method works because I actually KNOW what is going into my food. No extra sodium to preserve it, no added […]
The common understanding of benefits of omega three fish oil is yet not entirely exhausted. It aids in dealing with one of the gravest public health concern, the universal rampant of obesity. It has been indicated by studies that the utilization fish oil supplements, along with nutritious diet and exercise contribute to weightless. Apart from […]
I’m having a green detox smoothie for breakfast 😋 I’m still fighting off this cold 💪 It will not get the better of me 🙂 Ingredients Almond milk (1/3 of the smoothie cup) 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 Pack’d detox smoothie pack; (spinach, kale, Apple, pineapple, ginger, lemon, spirulina, chlorella, wheatgrass, barleygrass 💚 The juice of half […]
According to Felicity Evans “an extraordinary life starts with extraordinary health”. As an alchemist and creator, in love with the healing powers of fermented probiotic products, she founded ‘Imbibe Living’. Read about her here, and her tips to glowy skin for everyone. “You know that glow that just turns heads? It’s as if some women […]
Every lady on this planet possesses a natural charm and beauty that help her look appealing no matter what. True beauty doesn’t require you to put up tons of makeover to be appreciated and lauded among others. To create the perfect outlook that keeps others jaw-dropping and being appreciated among your peers and friends, all […]
A simple, quick, and delicious vegan quesadilla made by Vegan Turned On. Read more to find out how to make some for yourself…
A few friends of mine recently turned vegan and noticed an improvement with weight management, an increase in energy, and feel overall much healthier…so I thought I’d give it a try for a month to see how it made me feel. Here’s how it went for me… WARNING: You may become very hungry after reading […]
A trip to the food store is like walking into a graveyard with open caskets everywhere. And other fun reasons to become Vegan!
What are healthy weight loss foods? There are unhealthy skinny people holding a soft drink in one hand and a bag of chips in the other. These are not the healthy weight loss ‘vegetarian’ foods we were looking for. Instead, we want to eat that which is
As we get older, we often complain about our knees cracking, being stiff or just feeling rundown. Aches and pains should not be a common occurrence. These grievances are usually the result of our sedentary lifestyle that includes lack of exercise, poor eating habits and being overweight. Do remember that there’s no one-size-fits-all standard, so […]
The saying “We are what we eat” has an element of truth in it. What we eat affects not only our digestive system but it also plays an important role in strengthening our immune system. Taking a healthy and balanced diet can help improve our immunity.
Himalayan salt lamps have gained massive popularity recently due to their amazing health benefits. However, the benefits aren’t just health related, the lamp is a beautiful addition to your home both turned off or on. When they are off, as you can see from the picture on the left they look like beautiful crystals and […]
At old age i.e above 65 years nutritional care is extremely important in order to promote healthy life style as well as for the prevention of various diseases. The risk of various age related diseases such as diabetes , hypertension, heart diseases , osteoporosis can be reduced by diet modification , also healthy diet helps […]
Everyone talks about your “Macros” or your macronutrients (protein, carbs, and fats) as your priority for food intake. Yes, this is absolutely true, however, we must not forget about micronutrients. What are micronutrients? Micronutrients consist of vitamins and minerals that play a vital role in human development and well-being like prevention and treatment of diseases […]
The 3 Healthiest Ways to Cook Your Vegetables Slow-Cooking Slow-cooking vegetables is one of the gentler ways to prepare them, which makes it an excellent choice. You might lose some nutrients that leach into the slow-cooker water, but that’s only a problem if you don’t use the water. Fortunately, most slow-cooker dishes (soups […]
Whether you are a professional athlete or a recreational fitness enthusiast – you would achieve better results with proper fueling before the event/work out session and eating for recovery after. Have you ever felt like you’ve hit a wall during a particularly exhaustive endurance exercise, like running or cycling for a while? This phenomenon is […]
September is the National Breakfast Month! ❤️ Therefore, from this week, we will start posting several delicious breakfast recipes to this site, which hopefully can help you make quick and healthy breakfast for kids on weekday mornings. This week, we will teach you two breakfast dishes: Blueberry Oatmeal and Avocado Toast with Fried Egg. Blueberry […]
The 21st century is the Golden Age of Exercise. Never before has there been such a keen fixation with being fit. People go crazy over yoga, spin class, the treadmill, the elliptical, and the good old jogging/running. While the significance of exercise can’t be over-emphasized, there is such a thing as too much of a […]
Have you tried a Banana? Bananas are stuffed with so many health benefits for your body!! The number 1 ingredient which makes bananas so amazing is the Potassium. Potassium is an essential part of the body. Maintaining a stable potassium level is crucial for you. The most amazing things a banana can do is lower […]
We all know that being the right weight, eating well, and exercising is good for our bodies. But did you know that your body might still be suffering on the inside, even though you’ve managed to get the outside of your body looking at it’s best? Unfortunately, a part of life includes suffering with ailments. […]
Hi Friends, Welcome to the “Healthy Corner” for easy & nutritious recipes. October month has gone so fast, started with Diwali preparations then joyous celebrations & month end was trying to cure hangover of all those sweets, snacks & gatherings. 😂😂 I always wonder snacks & sweets, everything finishes so early but boxes next to it […]
Tea is the key!
Hellooo everyone! Happy Monday! I hope you all have a fantastic week 🙂 So today I’m sharing with you guys my top 5 favourite beauty remedies you can do at home and they are perfect for those days you feel like pampering yourself and just feeling like giving your body some TLC! These are all […]
Hello, lovelies! If you want to wake up with clear skin, removing makeup the night before is essential. I use a variety of methods and products to remove my makeup. When I do not have a makeup remover on hand I substitute natural methods for my beloved remover. Here are 3 methods I rotate between: 1. […]
Looking for a natural makeup look for school or work? Look no further than this tutorial for a quick and effortless makeup look!