healthy toast ideas

Healthy Wholegrain Toast Ideas

A selection of four delicious toast toppings on rye bread -a perfect breakfast, brunch or afternoon snack option.

If you are bit like me and can never decide on just one toast topping then having a variety of different ones divided into small portions of toast can be the perfect solution. Continue reading

food labels

What Food Labels Really Mean

The food store can sometimes be a confusing place. We’re all trying to eat healthily but sometimes it can be hard to know what’s healthy and what’s not. This infographic from HappyCleans looks at confusing food labels can be and will hopefully help you to make informed choices on your next trip to the store. For example, the world natural on food labels helps you to sell $40 billion worth of food every year.

Organic is what you should be looking for as these products must contain 95% organically produced ingredients. However, any guidelines relating to the word natural are only recommended and there are no official FDA guidelines.

Another confusing aisle at the store can be the bread aisle as the labels can be a bit misleading. For example, multigrain only means that the bread contains more than one grain and it does not mean it is more nutritional. 100% whole grain is what you should look for as it means every nutrient in the grain is accounted for in the bread. See the full infographic now! Continue reading

foods to fight depression

FOODS THAT HELP YOU KEEP DEPRESSION AT BAY

There are many ways to kick depression out of your life, but the process in itself is all but simple.

We fight with our own mind to find perspective and direction in life, that is what depression trickles down to. The main reason why it’s so difficult to get out of this state is because it’s hard to even start and healing works differently for every individual, so what works for some might not work for you and vice versa. Continue reading

post workout supplements

Your Definitive Guide to Post-Workout & Muscle Recovery

Post-workout nutrition is essential for helping athletes to replenish their energy levels, repair any tissue damage caused to your muscles during your workout and grow muscle size. After a training session, our bodies’ micro level tissues become impaired. Additionally, our bodies use up a lot of their energy. In the long term, this will make us leaner & stronger however repair is needed in right after a workout. Which is why, if you are serious about your training goals, supplements can help you! Continue reading