(I) Heart Healthy

Seeing as February is National Heart Month, I have decided to support the “Take Charge” initiative, after being contacted about it by the Bankers Healthcare Group. A statistic that particularly struck me was the 80% of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action. It seems absurd that in today’s society, with so … Continue reading (I) Heart Healthy

Finding My Balance

On Sunday, August 2nd I attended The Balance Event hosted by my favourite fitness bloggers Zanna Van Dijk and Hazel Wallace. The afternoon started off with a talk from Ash Turner, of Enhance Nutrition, who covered a wide range of topics including portion sizes, how to plan for cheat meals and how to maintain a positive and balanced mindset when … Continue reading Finding My Balance

Baked Sweet Potato with Tuna and Cottage Cheese

Fun fact about sweet potatoes: They contain more vitamin C and more fiber than normal potatoes, with fewer calories and total carbs. Despite this, they do contain more sugar than normal potatoes, but this is released slowly into the bloodstream, hence sweet potatoes have a low glycemic index. They also contain potassium, calcium, and an abundance of vitamins … Continue reading Baked Sweet Potato with Tuna and Cottage Cheese