Entries by Nicole Hennessy

Benefits of a food journal

Food Diary Can Keep You on Track Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just attempting to eat healthier, keeping a food journal can help you make positive changes. Writing down every snack, sip of soda, and carb that you consume will make you more accountable for what you are eating. Here are a few […]

Top 6 hunger tips

Hunger Tips It can be hard not to overeat. You eat a healthy meal at home, think you’re doing well, then you head out (to almost any destination) and are surrounded by junk food. You get hungry, and pretty soon you’re at the local burger joint, diet forgotten. Or maybe you stick to the “right” […]

Top tips to Getting Motivated to Workout

Getting Motivated to Workout For many, the hardest part of working out is just getting to the gym. Often, after a long day of work (plus a long commute), the only thing you feel like doing is relaxing. And if you have a busy family, you might have all kinds of obligations that keep you […]

Tips to stick to your New Years resolutions

Tips to stick to your New Years resolutions The holidays are barely over, and here you are thinking about letting that resolution sli-i-i-i-i-de. Don’t give up hope. Here’s some advice to keep you on track for a healthier, happier year. First off, good for you for wanting to start the new year on the right […]

Recipe: Cranberry Sauce

A favourite around the dinner table at the holidays is Cranberry Sauce. Making your own sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days ahead. Plus, this one uses only three ingredients Nutrition: per servingKcal 56Fat 0gCarbs 15gSugars 15gFibre 0gProtein 0gSalt 0.01g Ingredients 100g light muscovado sugar100ml orange juice, fresh or from […]

Top 10 Low Calorie Alcoholic Drinks

Alcohol is very often not the cause of that extra pound or two you gained over the holidays or after a few parties. The fact that alcohol relaxes you, lowering your inhibitions means that unless your dancing on the table you’re probably scoffing all the high fat, high sodium nibbles on the table. You conveniently […]

Recipe: Roasted Chickpeas

Have you tried roasted chickpeas? We found this recipe and HAD to share it with you.   Ingredients 2 14-15oz cans of chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) 2 tablespoons olive oil (can also use coconut oil) Sweet Cinnamon 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 2 tablespoons agave or honey Instructions Drain and […]

Why you should eat broccoli

Why you should eat broccoli   Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family, which includes kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga, and turnips. These nutrition powerhouses supply loads of nutrients for few calories.   Broccoli is a great source of vitamins K and C, a good source of folate (folic acid) […]

5 Benefits of TRX Training

5 Benefits of TRX Training   TRX training, also called suspension training sometimes, has become incredibly popular over the last few years among small studio gyms and even large chain gyms. This kind of training is popular for a reason: it works. Here are 5 benefits to TRX training to show you why you should […]