Monthly Archives: September 2016

pork souvlaki
Pork Souvlaki Greek feast, low carb fad free cooking from @superbhost Method 180 g Pork leg, seasoned with Oregano, garlic pepper and salt. For salad – 50 g each; Cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, young courgettes dressed with extra virgin oil and lemon juice, salt to taste For Butter beans salad – […]

Pork Souvlaki

This cordial contains sour cherries, which provide melatonin – the sleep hormone. Try and consume a few hours before bedtime for a great night’s sleep! Ingredients 500g sour cherries 4 tbsp honey/ agave nectar 250ml still water Instructions Slice the cherries and remove all pits Place cherries in a bowl stove […]

Refreshing Cherry Juice

What is vitamin D, and why is it so important? Well, vitamin D enhances the body’s ability to absorb calcium – preventing brittle bones and promoting growth in children. Vitamin D also provides immunity boost for the body too. On top of these benefits, vitamin D has been linked to […]

Importance of Vitamin D

autumn exercise
We have all enjoyed the warm sunny days and as we step into the new season, there are few things to pay attention to really boost your health in autumn. Adjust to Environment Change Autumn not only brings on cooler temperatures, but also shorter days and longer nights. Take advantage […]

Tips for Being Healthy in Autumn

Aviva Sinay 1
Cardio – The most hated 6 letter word in fitness. It feels like nothing is worse – boring, painful and looong. Whether it’s running on a treadmill, rowing or using a cross-trainer – It can make the most fanatical gym-goer quiver and shudder It would be great to just avoid […]

HIIT – The New Cardio

homemade healthy granola
Serve with milk, yogurt, fruits or eat on its own. Ingredients 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup sunflower seeds 1 tsp 1 tbsp ground cinnamon 1 cup almonds 2/3 cup honey 4 tbsp oil Method Mix all ingredients in a bowl, then spread evenly on a foil-layered tray. Place in […]

Homemade Healthy Granola

Sleeping in bed
You’ve had a rough day and you’re shattered – finally you get into bed, ready for that well-deserved kip. There’s a problem – you just cannot seem to fall asleep. You’ve tried everything – shuffling the duvet, re-adjusting the pillow, listening to relaxing music. When you finally doze off, your […]

Sleep and the Importance of Melatonin

Standing Desk
Regular use of sit-stand desks can be beneficial to maintaining weight levels when combined with other low-intensity activities says ScienceDaily who reviewed a newly released study by University of Pittsburgh. They say that alternating positions between standing and sitting while performing desk work could make the difference in whether the […]

Standing Up for Weight Management