Healthy Weight Loss & Nutrition Tips. Calories Matter

In order to lose weight, you MUST eat fewer calories than your body normally uses in a day. Calories are the amount of energy stored in the food you eat and the number of calories can vary from one food to another. Eating more calories than your body needs can lead to lead to weight gain. This is because extra calories are converted into fat and stored in the body [Read more...]

Vegetarianism

Thinking about going vegetarian? Vegetarian is a blanket term that caters to different types of meat consumption habits and variations. Types of vegetarians: Vegan – Do no consume any animal product Lacto vegetarian - consumes dairy products (cheese, yoghrut) only Ovo vegetarian - consumes eggs only Lacto-ovo vegetarian - consumes both dairy and eggs no meat Pescatarian - consumes only sea food Pollotarian – consumes only poultry and fowl Vegan [Read more...]

3 Hormones That Can Hinder Weight Loss

Hormones are 'chemical messengers' traversing the body and coordinating many complex processes such as growth, fertility, metabolism, behavior, feelings/moods, hungry, satiety, etc. The Body secretes and circulates 50+ hormones and our nutrition choices and lifestyle can moderate the levels at which these hormones are secreted. As you go about your healthy lifestyle, it’s important to remember that  hormones will play a key role in how your weight loss progresses along. Manage [Read more...]

10 Tips To Ditch Post-Holiday Weight Gain

Now that the holidays are over are you ready for damage control? How do you ditch the extra weight or restore the same level of wellbeing you had pre-holiday? Here are 10 tips to get started on your health and fitness journey: Identify a goal - take a moment to identify what exactly you want to accomplish. and why. Set a realistic plan - Grand goals are awesome but break [Read more...]

10 tips for surviving the holiday events

The holidays present a time for letting loose…literally.  It's also the time of year when it's super easy to pack on extra weight in the name of making merry, thanks to those huge parties with endless supply of free food and drink. Here are 10 tips that will help you not overdo it... Get your workout out in earlier in the day to get your metabolism going Avoid “fasting” before [Read more...]

BPA and why it’s bad for you health

  One factor that can have a very large influence on your health that you must know about is BPA. BPA stands for bisphenol A and is an industrial chemical that is used to create plastics for the last half a century. This chemical is typically found in any of the soft (and sometimes hard) plastic bottles that you drink out of and can also be found in some Tupperware [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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