How to host a healthy party!
Healthy hosting is all about using good quality ingredients to create your own drinks, dips, and snacks. Watch this VIDEO by Carla Bredin on how to make delicious non alcoholic ginger beer for your next gathering! There's a host of healthy snacks in this blog post too.
Health 5 min read
10 tips to help you read food labels
Familiarising yourself with food labels means arming yourself with as much knowledge about the food you are about to consume as possible. Does this product take you closer to your goals, or does this product take you further from your goals? It’s a confusing territory, especially owing to the voluntary nature of some food labelling, and what manufacturers can do to dodge some of the more directive labelling such as a red traffic light (more below). Think of this post as an FAQ on label reading.
Health 4 min read
This recipe for coconut lime banana bread will fuel your workout
Physical inactivity is one of the primary drivers of many chronic diseases, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, and cardiovascular disease. Daily exercise should be part of a healthy lifestyle, and the food you eat around this physical activity can really optimise your energy levels, your recovery, and changes in body composition that will further promote health. Check out this VIDEO recipe from Carla Bredin of Wildhealthy.
Health 6 min read
How to manage the Glycemic Response for Type 2 Diabetes with this delicious curry recipe.
Over 225,000 people in Ireland are suffering from diabetes, here Nutritionist Carla Bredin tells you a little more about the condition and how her delicious curry can help transform your curry night. Watch her VIDEO.
Health 6 mins min read
Your five point checklist to making your own nourish bowl
The fibre message has been around for a long time, but it isn’t exactly glamorous. No one wants to talk about roughage, or bulking up their stool. And when you think of fibre, most people think of wheat bran, or prunes, or linseeds. t We need to continue talking about fibre, and its connection to improved health. As the raging polarisation of fats vs carbohydrates continues in the nutrition science sphere (you’ll know it as the fat is evil/sugar is evil debate), one steadfast tenet of optimum nutrition that hasn’t wavered, is that increased consumption of fibre correlates with reduced risk of chronic disease.
Health 4 min read