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6 Superfoods and why you need them

Want to take your diet to the next level? If so, it’s a smart move to take a look at some of the top superfoods that you can be including. Superfoods are as the name suggests, foods that contain nearly ‘super’ powers. They are so loaded with nutrients and offer so many health benefits, they stand out from the rest. Let me share with you today my top six superfood [Read more...]

To Supplement Or Not

A  supplement can be defined as any product that you use along with your existing nutrition and exercise program to improve your nutritional status, performance, fat loss results, or a combination of these things. Why should you supplement? Standard eating habits do not account for huge portions of healthy, vitamin and mineral filled foods such as green vegetables. Supplementing them becomes a great way to consume these micro nutrients and [Read more...]

Salt: What you need to know

By now you’ve probably heard that to be as healthy as possible, you should avoid having too much salt in your diet. And, this much is true. Salt overload is one of the leading causes of high blood pressure and could potentially set you up to experience an increased risk of heart disease and/or stroke. This said, not all salt is created equally. Let’s go over the different types of [Read more...]

2017-12-05T13:36:15+00:00 By |Food, Nutrition, Other, Recipes|1 Comment

What is Cancer?

One of the most life threatening conditions out there today and one that everyone without a doubt wants to avoid is cancer. While most people realize the severity of suffering from cancer, not everyone really understands why cancer occurs. What causes it? And more importantly, what can you do to prevent and/or overcome it? Let’s go over some facts that you need to know. What Is Cancer? To answer the [Read more...]

Fruit – Friend or Foe?

If you’re just starting your weight loss journey, one question you may be asking yourself is whether you should be indulging in fruit, fruit salads, fruit smoothies or not. On one hand, you know that avoiding sugar while dieting is a must for success. So it would seem, since fruit is almost all sugar, this means it should be avoided. But on the other hand, fruit should be part of [Read more...]

Diabetes – The Silent Killer

Did you know that more than 50% of all adult hospital beds in Kenya are occupied by people with diabetes or diabetes related conditions? Did you know that 1.8 million++ Kenyans are living with diabetes and only half of them know?? Diabetes is a condition that more and more people are being impacted with on an everyday basis. We are seeing people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes all the time [Read more...]

1 Move for Sexy Toned Arms!

  There is nothing sexy about doing pushups but they are KING when it comes to shaping up those arms!! You also don't require any equipment other than finding a space to do them. Do NOT let this compound move fool or intimidate you! You don't have to start by doing a full pushup, instead start off on your knees with correct form and do 8 slow pushups then repeat 2 [Read more...]

Benefits of low carb plans

Why is Low Carb consumption an effective approach to weight lose?  If you’re looking to achieve lasting weight loss results, one approach that you may wish to try out is the low carb approach.   Low carb plans  when done properly, they can work exceptionally well.  Even though you decrease the amount of carbs consumed, its imperative to make sure you're consuming good quality carbs - natural sources - vs low quality [Read more...]

2017-12-05T13:38:57+00:00 By |Food, Nutrition|0 Comments

Why you need to weight train!

As you move through your fitness program, one type of exercise you’ll want to ensure is in place is weight training.  Weight training offers a mountain of benefits, is always changing so helps keep you interested in exercise, and can even slow the process of aging.  Curious to know more? Let’s look at the real reasons why weight training, also known as strength training or resistance training, should be at the [Read more...]

Kidney Beans Recipe

Also known as Red Beans, Kidney beans are super healthy, easily accessible and quite easy to make! They are rich in protein but contain almost double the amount fibrous carbs than protein. For this reason, I recommend you have beans + lentils with vegetables instead of carbohydrates. The nutritional facts are as follows for 1/2 a cup or 130 grams of cooked beans: 120 calories,  20 grams carbohydrate, 8 grams dietry [Read more...]

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