Boosting Your Immune System for Cold and Flu Season

You have finally sorted your diet and workout routine, found a perfect rhythm and seeing your body slowly transform to that dream physique and then all of a sudden, BANG!!! You fall sick. We have all been here and have even given up on our quest towards living a healthy lifestyle. Our immune system is…

Fat/Obesity in the Olden Days

Now, I am a 90s kid, the olden days to me was dial-up Internet, instant messaging, the Walkman, Pokémon and blockbuster (remember that, wow). I grew up in an urban area and both my parents were within the working class group. For my parents it was a hard life, trying to make enough to pay…

Understanding your Cravings

Every one of us has experienced cravings. When it hits us, it hits us pretty hard and makes it near impossible to resist the urge of reaching for that bar of chocolate or a piece of cake. Where do these cravings come from? Why do we sometimes have a hankering for sweets? Are cravings another…

Intermittent Fasting, Does it Work?

A close friend of mine decided to start a form of dieting pattern that has taken the world by storm in recent months, ‘Intermittent Fasting (IF)’. Does it really burn fat and make you healthier? In all simplicity, IF is the process of fasting from your last meal the previous day to your first meal…

A Few Simple Tips for Calorie-Saving

My grandmother use to say ‘save your pennies and build a pound’, in other words, you do not have to make big changes to cut calories. If you are to follow a few rules, you can cut a cartload of calories from just your meals. Losing weight is not only science but also an art….

Is Dark Chocolate All That?

OK! So lets talk Dark Chocolate. Is it really a superfood, should you incorporate it into your diet? Well I have read numerous articles and done plenty of research to get to the bottom of this phenomenon. In all reality, cocoa the product that makes chocolate comes with many health benefits, and the more cocoa…

The Link Between Body Fat and Your Diet…

Ever since leaving university my lifestyle has become more sedentary. Many of us work long hours within an office environment, sitting for over 8 hours without any form of exercise. All this inactivity can add as much as 40 to 50 pounds of fat to your frame. Furthermore, technology and continuous innovation is making peoples…