Nutrition

Weekly Round Up

The following are the most 'valuable' and 'beneficial' articles that I have shared with my clients and my followers on Twitter this past week (in no particular order). Please click on the blue link to read:

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Infographic from Tulane Medical Center which discusses how we can eat smart for our heart. This includes some quick facts on heart disease and that we should eat and avoid to help make our hearts healthier. 

Please click on the image to enlarge the infographic.

Staying Fit & Healthy Over the Christmas Period

Staying fit and healthy over the Christmas period is something that most people wouldn’t even dream of, with turkey, chocolate and drink being enough to convince most to stay cooped up over Christmas. Although, for those who don’t want to lose their progression, or just simply stay active over the festive period, we have a few tips that can help to keep you motivated to stay on the road to reaching your goals. 

 Change up the Workouts

Gluten Free Labeling Guide

For some people with celiac disease or a sensitivity to gluten, remaining gluten-free is necessary for their well-being. In addition, a growing number of people are choosing to embrace this lifestyle. Many health gurus and celebrities today have encouraged people to eliminate gluten from their diets. They promote it as a natural way to avoid and remove toxins that may lead to ill health. As a result, countless food manufacturers have responded to these trends and introduced more products that do not contain gluten.

Youthful Looking Skin

This informative, concise and visual infographic provides helpful tips and advice on how we can help our skin to look more youthful and healthier. This includes: getting plenty of sleep, eating a healthy diet, staying hydrated and reducing stress.

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Nutritional Label Guide

This informative, concise and visual infographic provides lots of detail on nutritional guides and what we should be looking for when reading them. This includes servings, calories, fats and nutrients.

Essential Oils Usage Guide

This informative, concise and visual infographic gives us numerous tips, benefits and advice on using essential oils to improve our health and wellness. This great infographic discusses 3 ways to use essential oils and the benefits of using essential oils.

Lean Greens

I was recently approached by Stewart Dunlop from Lean Greens, which is a supplements business selling green powders to health concious people using pure, raw ingredients with the best taste and giving us a natural energy boost. Stewart enquired wheather i'd be interested in trying Lean Greens. 

As a Personal Trainer and fitness professional I am often approached by companies with the view to sampling and trying their products. The key areas that I look for are:

1) Service

2) Ease of use

Hair - 10 Reasons Why It May Be Falling Out

I was delighted to receive this great article from Mandy Kester of iMonty.com which discusses why we may be experiencing and suffering from hair loss. Hair loss is actually very common and is definitely more common in men, but women suffer from it as well. This great article provides us with 10 potential reasons why we may be experiencing hair loss and what we can do about it. It might be more treatable than you think. The artivle suugest that we need to know the cause before you can find a solution.

'Best' Pre-Workout Supplements

I  was pleased when Lexi Watkins from Reviews.com contacted me to see whether I would be interested in sharing the extensive and detailed research they had done on Workout supplements, with the aim of finding which is the 'best' one. Review.com recognised that no pill or powder is "going to beat a healthy diet and good night's sleep".

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