//Nutrition General

How much water?

Drink more water......it's advice you often hear. Why? How much? What's the story here, really? Let's keep this simple... Our bodies need water. Many of us (=most of us) do not drink enough. The result is slight dehydration, which may cause headache, dry skin, low energy, constipation, appetite changes, kidney problems, and more. Drinking [...]

By |2018-06-25T12:48:54+00:00June 25th, 2018|Features, Nutrition General|0 Comments

Heartburn: Need to Know

Heartburn, indigestion, or Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) is a very common condition that many people will experience at some stage - about half the population will have heartburn at some stage in their lives. Heartburn causes upper abdominal and chest burning pain, which may be associated with swallowing difficulty. It often occurs after [...]

By |2018-06-13T13:52:44+00:00June 12th, 2018|Features, Nutrition General|0 Comments

Fuel for Exercise

Have you ever walked into the gym, had a look around and noticed how seemingly over-prepared some of the patrons are - sports drinks, snack and water… Are you doing something wrong? Do they know something that you don’t? Let's try to simplify when you need to eat, drink or both during exercise and [...]

By |2018-05-09T14:28:48+00:00May 9th, 2018|Active Living, Nutrition General|0 Comments

Comfort eating – moods & food

Do you run for that chocolate whenever you feel the world doesn’t love you? You could be a comfort-eater. What is comfort eating, how do you know you have it and how do you make sure it doesn’t affect your healthy eating goals? What is comfort or stress or emotional eating? Comfort eating or stress eating [...]

Allergy or Intolerance [to food]?

A physical reaction to certain food is very common. You may feel bloated sometimes when you drink milk and this feeling is often thought to be a food allergy rather than a food intolerance. The symptoms can be similar but it is important to be able to differentiate between the two and not be [...]

By |2018-05-09T09:54:09+00:00May 9th, 2018|Nutrition General|0 Comments

10 Years of FUTURELIFE®

It’s 2017 and FUTURELIFE® has now been around for a whole 10 YEARS!! A functional food that had humble beginnings and is now a common household name. It is used by a large variety of people including athletes, people living with Diabetes and by people who want to lose, maintain or even gain weight. It [...]

By |2017-06-13T07:52:12+00:00June 13th, 2017|Nutrition General|0 Comments

Healthy Breakfast

Eating a healthy breakfast has been recommended by dieticians for ages. Why? By the time you wake up you will not have eaten for 6-10 hours or so. Any long period without food "tells" your body to prepare for famine/starvation and it does so by slowing down metabolism and storing fat. This is exactly what [...]

By |2017-05-31T15:27:50+00:00May 31st, 2017|Nutrition Foods, Nutrition General|0 Comments

Salt

Salt. A mineral which is probably the most commonly used globally, and which has deep roots in the development of humankind. Not only is it used in the flavouring and preservation of food, but is also an antiseptic. In ancient times, salt was one of the world’s principal trading commodities, and interestingly in later times [...]

By |2017-02-06T12:52:13+00:00January 25th, 2017|Nutrition General|0 Comments