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  • Chicken With Avocado Cream

    Recipe: Chicken With Avocado Cream

    Makes 2 servings PER SERVING: Calories: 537; Fat: 20g; Saturated fat: 3g; Carbs: 45g; Fiber: 14g; Protein: 48g Ingredients 1 cup cooked freekeh 8 oz cooked boneless skinless chicken breast 1 cup cucumber, thinly sliced 20 cherry tomatoes, cut in halves 1 ripe avocado, cut in half, pitted, and chopped into 2-inch pieces ¼ cup plain fat-free […] More

  • Chili Avocado Mash on Rye

    Chilli Avocado Mash on Rye

    Chili Avocado Mash on Rye INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 2 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and chopped 2 spring onions, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed ½ tsp sea salt 1 tsp dried chili flakes Juice of 1 lime 4 slices of rye bread 4 tbsp coconut oil Freshly ground black pepper PREPARATION Mix the ripe avocados, garlic, spring […] More

  • Science Behind Portion Size

    Certain foods can definitely help you perform better. But do you know how much of them should you eat to benefit? Here’s how to spend your calories wisely with this guide to proven portion size. SALMON Proven portion: 1 large fillet/150g Why eat it: To fight inflammation Kcal: 236 Carbs: 0g Protein: 25g Fat: 15g Omega-3 fats […] More

  • Superfood salad

    Superfood Salad

    Superfood Salad INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 4 large handfuls of baby spinach 1 head of broccoli, cut into small florets 1 cooked beetroot, thinly sliced 1 carrot, grated 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced Small handful of fresh mint, roughly chopped Large handful of blueberries 1 tbsp flaxseeds 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp hemp seeds […] More

  • Pre-Exercise Food Combinations

    Pre-Exercise Food Combinations

    Here are some ideas for pre-exercise food combinations that fulfill the demands for protein, fats and carbohydrates. Protein and fats: 3 slices lean ham and ½ avocado 1 slice of frittata with mushrooms and spring onions Prawns and ½ avocado Handful of nuts Protein and carbs: Low-fat cottage cheese and a handful of berries Small […] More

  • Courgetti Spaghetti with Tomato, Basil and Avocado Sauce

    Courgetti Spaghetti with Tomato, Basil and Avocado Sauce

    Courgetti Spaghetti with Tomato, Basil and Avocado Sauce INGREDIENTS (Serves 2-3) 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced 3 ½ tbsp apple cider vinegar 3 ½ tbsp tamari 2 large courgettes For the sauce: 100g sun-dried tomatoes, soaked ½ avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped 60g pine nuts 5 fresh basil leaves 1 garlic clove 2 tbsp […] More

  • Basic Facts About Fat

    Basic Facts About Fat

    Do you know the difference between saturated, trans, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats? Here are some basic facts about each. SATURATED FATS Saturated fats are present in lard, butter, hard cheese, whole milk and cream, ghee, fatty meat, processed meat. Eat in strict moderation – you shouldn’t consume more than 20g of this type of fat a […] More

  • Power Up With Potassium

    Potassium is an important mineral that not only helps to mend and increase muscle strength and regulate your heart, but also reduces blood pressure. Where can you get the recommended daily dose of 3,500mg? 75g dried apricots = 871mg 1/2 bag of spinach = 558mg 1 medium sweet potato = 542mg 1 medium banana = 422mg 1 […] More

  • Are There Pesties in His Testes?

    Are There Pesties in His Testes?

    According to a new study published in the journal Human Reproduction, men who often eat pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables had lower sperm counts and more oddly shaped spermies (which can impact their ability to glom on to eggs) than those whose diets contain less toxins. The study showed that among the biggest offenders were strawberries, celery, and grapes. Researchers didn’t examine […] More

  • Is the Paleo Diet Suitable for Runners?

    Is the Paleo Diet Suitable for Runners?

    If you decided to start running to lose weight, then you may have also been tempted to try a diet or eating plan to help drop unwanted pounds. And you may have been enticed by the Paleo Diet. Are you wondering how well it will fuel your training? The Paleo Diet has been reported to […] More

  • Tips to Have Glowing Skin

    Tips to Have Glowing Skin

    Here are some top health tips for glowing skin. 1 Eat foods you can grow, hunt or gather Avoid processed or refined food. Include healthy fats like avocado, olive oil and coconut oil, because they work miraculously for your complexion. 2 Manage stress Controlling stress in the key. Try yoga, breathing exercises or meditation to help you […] More

  • Muscle-Recovery Salmon Wraps

    Recipe for delicious muscle-recovery salmon wraps Preparation time: 10 minutes Nutrition facts (per serving): Calories 534, Carbohydrate 51.8g, Protein 32.5g, Fat 23.1g (of which saturates 4.6g) INGREDIENTS (Serves 2) 200g/7oz grilled or canned salmon, skinned and flaked 2 tbsp plain yogurt 1½ tbsp lime juice 2 wholemeal tortilla wraps ½ avocado, sliced 2 large tomatoes, sliced 2 handfuls […] More

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