All posts tagged: energy

[Infographic] The Importance of Protein

Most of us think that a high protein diet is exclusively for individuals with active lifestyles. That is very far from the truth. Yes, people who exercise regularly should consume more protein to help their bodies rebuild damaged tissue during prolonged or intense exercise, but even couch potatoes need protein. Check out the infographic below

Exercise and hydration

Staying Hydrated Before, During and After a Workout Health experts recommend that an average person drinks a minimum of 2 liters of water daily so that the body stays hydrated, as published at Health Line website. The human body constitutes 60% of water and it’s lost continuously through urine and sweat. Drinking enough water when

[Infographic] When you might need a supplement?

When it comes to wellness, there are a lot of factors you need to consider. Eating properly, getting enough exercise, and taking enough time out for yourself are all vital to your well being. But what happens when you need a bit of an extra boost? If you are a bodybuilder, for example, it would

Staying in Shape as a Single Parent

How to Find the Time, Energy & Money? As a parent, it’s common to think there’s never enough time, but the truth is that we make time for the things we want to make time for. As you’ve probably already learned at this point, intentionality becomes more important after you have children, and even more

[Recipe] Peas & pasta

This delicious recipe is super easy to make and yields about 4 servings. For a healthier option, opt for whole wheat pasta instead of white pasta. Remember to always read the nutritional label. Persons suffering from gallbladder disease should consume food that are lower than 3g saturated fat per 100g serving. Ingredients 3 tbsp Olive

[Recipe] Red lentil curry soup

This delicious, gallbladder-friendly recipe is perfect for the upcoming cold winter nights in South Africa. It is easy to prepare and super healthy. Remember, some food types effect each of us differently. You have to find out what works for you. Don’t be afraid to edit some recipes to suit your needs. Ingredients 1 tbsp

[Recipe] Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls

We all love a soft and slightly hot cinnamon roll. This delicious recipe is easy to make and is suitable for the whole family. Ingredients DOUGH: 1 1/2 packages dry yeast 3/4 cup Warm fat-free milk 1/4 cup Warm water 1/4 cup Butter, softened 1/4 cup Honey 1/2 tsp Salt 1 1/2 tsp Lemon juice,

[Recipe] Tomato basil bruschetta

Something to add on to the summer BBQ or a brunch with friends. This recipe serves 6. Ingredients: 1/2 Baguette, whole grain 2 tbsp Basil, chopped 1 tbsp Parsley, chopped 2 Garlic cloves, minced 3 Tomatoes, diced 1/2 cup Fennel, diced 1 tsp Olive oil 2 tsp Balsamic vinegar 1 tsp Black pepper Method: Preheat

[Recipe] Detox Rainbow Salad

This recipe makes 2 servings and contains about 250 calories per serving. Ingredients: 2 cups Rainbow slaw (red cabbage, hearts of cauliflower, carrots, and broccoli) 2 cups Romaine lettuce, chopped 1/2 Medium Red pepper, diced 1 Avocado 2 tsp Sesame seeds Salt to taste Pepper to taste Method: Add your rainbow slaw, romaine lettuce, red

[Recipe] Olive oil energy drink

EFA- rich olive oil is great and will improve your energy during the day. Ingredients: 1 cup fresh spinach 1 cucumber, small 1/4 cup parsley 1 stalk celery 1 cup water Sea salt, to taste 3-4 Tbsp olive oil Pinch cayenne pepper 1/2 of a lemon’s juice Method: In a blender combine the spinach, cucumber,