6 ways to have a better night sleep
Written by Michelle Yandle, nutrition coach, speaker and author based in New Zealand While some of us relish snuggling into bed for a great night’s sleep, achieving this is easier said than done for many. There are so many things that can negatively impact the quality of our sleep and likewise, lots of things can have a positive impact as well! Things that harm our sleep include...
How to enjoy the Christmas season mindfully
During the holiday period our normal routine and habits get disrupted. Often, we use this period as a time to let go and indulge, leaving us to feel not so jolly. Here are 5 tips to ensure you remain in control, happy and healthy.
How to pack a healthy lunchbox
A healthy lunchbox is important for active children. When children eat well, they have more energy and learn better as they are able to listen and concentrate for longer 1, 2. A healthy lunchbox will look different for different children…after all, each child has varying nutritional requirements and their own individual taste and food preferences! With this being said, there are a few lunchbox must-haves that parents should keep in mind when planning their child’s lunch and snacks.
How to have a detox day
Detox day. We all know the feeling. After we have indulged just a little too much, your body is crying out for hydration and nutrients. Whilst detox days are not recommended as a long-term health plan, a mindful day of conscious choices that assist in speeding up health is a great short-term option that will provide fast results. Beginning the day with movement and 500 mL of water and a serving of Good Green Vitality will provide your body with a boost of vitality
How to adapt to keto the natural way
After nearly two hours in the saddle, you have no inclination to feast on cake or even down a gel. Your body has learned to use fuel from its own fat stores, and you know the fat burning will continue well after you finish your ride. This is the life of a keto-adapted cyclist, they‘ve developed extraordinary metabolic flexibility (the ability to burn fat when they need to and use carbs or protein when both the demand and supply is there).
How to supercharge your energy levels
Do you feel tired? Low on energy? Do you get sick frequently? Struggle to stay focused in that 3pm work meeting? If you‘re thinking... “yeah, that‘s me“ then take a moment to think about how these few things might impact your day... Are you late for work because you could barely drag yourself out of bed in the morning? If so, did that cause you to rush, skip breakfast or feel stressed? How did that affect the rest of your day?
How to reset your food rituals
Written by Michelle Yandle "Whatever the ritual, it‘s got an important unwavering part in societal, cultural, family and individual eating habits. There are many rituals that I engage in when it comes to food, many of which I may not even be aware of."
How to stop the habit of bad eating
Most of us know the scenario. We eat high-sugar, high-carb foods on the run and, before we know it, cravings kick in for more sugar and carbs. We feel bad about the extra kilos, but guess what food we turn to for comfort? As crazy as it seems, that‘s the downward spiral. Conversely, if we eat well and exercise, junk food cravings become easier to side-step, or they disappear altogether.
How to grow your nails long and strong
Brittle nails that crack, split and bleed are at best an inconvenience and at worst can be painful and can affect self-esteem. Nail problems are a common concern for people, especially women. In fact, up to 50% of people have brittle nails. A range of nutrients are often prescribed for nail health, and many formulas have been developed to improve nail health, usually in combination with ingredients purported to aid the strength and vitality of the skin and hair.
How to manage good digestion after indulgence
During the holiday season over-indulgence often leaves us with troubles tummies. Some effective ways to ease your stomach after you have over indulged