Nutrition

Nutrition

Calories- how many calories should I eat per day and why so few ;-)

When I have asked some people if they knew how many calories per day they needed, I have often heard “I don’t know, about 2000?”. I wasn’t surprised as this figure is used when recommended daily intake of nutrients is calculated and then included on food labels. But is the 2000 […]

Nutrition

The First Week of My Detox – will I stick to the rules and survive? (Part 2)

Day 1 I feel great about starting this detox diet. After breakfast – I choose the avocado option – I make my own almond paste as I want it to be as healthy as possible and without any unnecessary additions. So I process 200g of almonds for approx. 10 minutes […]

Nutrition

A Look at Food – what to eat and what not to eat (or at least eat in small quantities)

Although there is no bad food there are only bad diets, some types of food are better for us than other types. Our diet should be rich in nutrient dense food because it provides us with all sorts of goodness (nutrients) without the bad stuff (fat, added sugar) and only […]

Nutrition

Healthy Diet – how to eat to live happily (and healthily) ever after

Healthy diet means probably something slightly different to each of us. Some people will say it is about reducing salt or saturated fat intake, others – that about eating more fruits and vegetables. So who is right? Possibly all of these answers are correct because there is not just one […]