Foods to increase metabolism

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Nutritional basics Increase your Metabolism… Metabolism is the amount of energy (calories) your body burns to maintain itself. Whether you are eating, drinking, sleeping, cleaning etc… your body is constantly burning calories to keep you going. These are some metabolism boosting foods: Raw Almonds Green Tea Coffee Cayenne Pepper Hot Peppers Oats Yogurt with Probiotic […]

Soya should

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Soya beans are an excellent source of dietary fibre, complex carbohydrate and plant protein. On the negative side soya beans are relatively high in fat, though most of this is unsaturated fat. For example, 100g dried, raw soya beans contain 35.9g protein, 15.8g carbohydrate, and just 2.3g saturated fat. Cooking naturally increases the water content […]

Magic beans

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Bean here, doing that? Beans are a good source of B vitamins including folic acid. Beans also provide the minerals iron, potassium, selenium, magnesium and even some calcium. • Superpowers: lower cholesterol, combat heart disease, stabilize blood sugar, reduce obesity and cancer risk, relieve hypertension • On your plate: at least four ½ cup servings […]

Lettuce live

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Lettuce is exceptionally low in calories and contains over 90% water. However, dark lettuce leaves are rich in folate and contain useful amounts of beta-carotene as well as vitamin C, potassium and certain phyto-chemicals (coumarins, flavonoids and lactucin) that act as a mild sedative, especially when eaten with bread. • Superpowers: lower cholesterol, combat heart […]

Back to Life!

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Back to life Long working hours and sedentary lifestyle putting pressure on your lower back? Simple tips to follow to bring your back to life: • Use a professional ergonomically designed chair. • Use a small cushion or wrap a towel between your lower back and chair. • Do a cat stretch each time you […]

1 glass of water

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1 glass of water… – 1 glass of water after waking up helps activate internal organs. – 1 glass of water 30 minutes before a meal helps digestion. – 1 glass of water before taking a bath helps lower blood pressure. – 1 glass of water before going to bed avoids stroke or heart attack.

Salad, salad, salad

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Make salads with tomato, carrot, beetroot, cabbage, capsicum, lettuce, or cucumber all low in calories-your diet staple, to liven them up, you can use curd or lemon as a salad dressing. Sandwiches too, are a good way to have these raw vegetables. The bread helps fill you up, but don’t use butter-spread a coriander-and-mint chutney […]