This quote is very true and can be applied to most aspects of life. But I often use with clients when they are starting a new nutrition plan. Being prepared is key to staying on track and see results when starting a new healthy eating regime. If you have the correct healthy food prepared and readily available there isn't really any reason to go wrong. Preparing can even save you time during the week… If you spend a couple of hours on a Sunday making sure you have the correct food prepared in fridge for the week ahead, you will be taking a lot of pressure off yourself and setting yourself up for the best chance of success.
Next time you set yourself a goal, take the time to make the preparations needed in assisting you in achieving whatever that goal may be.
For this weeks weekly tip i thought i would share a little info about a very important phytonutrient called lycopene.
Lycopene is a cancer preventative phytonutrient that is found in red fruits and vegetables - it give it its red colour (tomatoes, red carrots, watermelon, grapefruit to name a few - but it’s not found in strawberries or cherries). Phytonutrients are antioxidants that are produced by the plant to protect it from environmental damage, the phytonutrients work the same for us humans when we eat them by protecting our bodies from free radical damage caused by the environment and foods we eat.
As mentioned above - lycopene is a cancer preventive phytonutrient. Studies have s
With summer here I thought I would share five of the top benefits of making watermelon a summer time staple for the whole family.
If there is something this corona virus has taught us, it's when life eventually gets back to normal (whenever that may be) to not sit around and wait for the perfect moment to do something. There are always going to be hurdles in life, but hopefully not as big of a hurdle as this virus has been!
With all the challenges and restrictions around at the moment, you may feel like it’s not the right time to start focusing on a health or fitness goal. But to be honest you may never feel 100% ready to get started.
You don’t need to wait for a Monday either - make the decision to get started and don’t let yourself come up with any excuses. I always advise on not setting goals that are too e
Before reaching for the coffee, try something different - Fresh lemon and ginger in mug of warm water. The benefits include :
It really is as simple as that.
If you don't buy junk - you wont find yourself aimlessly opening the fridge and snacking on empty calories out of pure boredom.
Feeling like you need a helping hand to shift the extra Crimbo kilo’s?
During these cold winter months one product i definitely recommend having stocked up at home is Beehealth Winter Mixture.
This delicious mixture of honey powder and propolis keeps your immune system strong, allowing you to enjoy the festive season without catching that pesky winter cold.
December is here and along with that come the christmas parties, mulled wine, boxes of chocolates on the desk at work and beautiful Christmas decorations. Its hard to resist with all the delicious treats around. Whilst I'm all for enjoying the festive season, I do think that people should save the over indulging for just a couple of days over Christmas. A few over indulgent meals wont throw you off track - but a whole month of it will!
With all the social media hype on self love. I think we need to remember what we eat is also a way of showing love to ourselves. By giving our bodies the healthiest fuel, we are respecting it and nourishing it. With a healthy body comes a healthy mind.