Say NO to Low and HELLO to fats. Satisfying, nourishing, delicious, energising, brain boosting and fat burning fats! These are essential, GOOD for you and believe it or not, will keep you slim and looking young. We’re talking good fats, which occur naturally in food and contain essential fatty acids. These are found in nuts, seeds, oils, meat, dairy, fish, seafood and avocados. They’ll tell your brain when to stop eating.
The foods we eat before and after a workout and throughout the day affect the quality of our workout and recovery. It is so important to our muscles’ recovery to give them the necessary fuel they need to grow and improve. It will also minimise the temptation to eat something unhealthy when you feel really hungry!
Wellbeing, the morning after: It’s so great to let off some steam over drinks but oh, the repercussions can hit hard. So we did a little research to help boost recovery.
It’s a given that when you postpone eating, the hungrier you become. However, the longer you wait to eat the longer it takes to feel full and higher the likeliness that you’ll overeat or binge. Eating the right foods frequently helps to control hunger. Some foods clearly outperform others when it comes to feeling satisfied because they fill you faster and stay in your tummy for longer.
If you’re not getting enough sleep, the chances are that you’re not performing at your best mentally and physically. Have you ever listened to a nutritionist, sports or otherwise give advice on performance and causes of weight gain? The chances are that the word ‘sleep’ was mentioned in the opening ceremony. Sleep deficiency is a known contributor to weight gain. This is because sleep helps to maintain a healthy balance of hormones that make you feel hungry ‘ghrelin’ or full ‘leptin’. When you don’t sleep well, the level of ‘feel hungry’ hormones increases and ‘feel full’ hormones decreases. If this wasn’t enough, lack of sleep also stimulates cravings for high-fat, […]