Food for Life!

What you fuel your body with will greatly impact how it performs!

Fuel it to get the most out of life!

What is Food?

This is not really a question that many people give much thought to since eating is something we all do and food is simply the stuff we eat, right?

Well, there is plenty of stuff we eat, but is it necessarily food?

Find out more about how the body processes food, what are healthy foods to fuel your body and how to plan your meals and menus so that you it becomes second nature to eat healthy foods!

Eating for Energy!

With so much processed food available, we really need to think about what we actually eat and really look at what it is our bodies need to produce energy, stimulate growth and maintain life.

Macro-nutrients

What our bodies really do need are the essential nutrients known collectively as macronutrients. These are carbohydrates, protein and fats. Water can also be classified as a macro-nutrient.

Read More - Protein, Carbohydrates and Fats

Meal & Menu Planning

By thinking about what we are going to eat in advance, we can ensure that we choose the foods that will provide us with the nutrients we need.


Nutrition Articles

Portion sizes
Is overestimating how much you should be eating one of the things that is letting you down when it comes to healthy eating?
Food Basics
What is food? This is not really a question that many people give much thought to since eating is something we all do and food is simply the stuff we eat, right?
Recognising Hunger Signals
A key element of good nutrition is being able to recognise your hunger signals. Do you know yours?
Water – Essential to Life
Water is the one nutrient that is absolutely essential to our survival. We may be able to go months without food, but a human will typically only be able to survive for 3-4 days without water!
Fats – How bad are they?
Fats play a vital role in cell structure and protection, so after many years of being given the 'bad rap', is it time to rethink your low-fat diet?
Protein
Do you really need that protein shake when you workout? Proteins play a major role in the repair, regulation, and protection of the body, but do we need to supplement our diets with shakes?