Apple cider vinegar…

Drinking 1-2 tablespoon/s in apple cider vinegar diluted in water is tremendously popular in the health and fitness community, and for good reasons. People claim that it helps you to lose weight by curbing your appetite and boosting your metabolism. But it does a whole lot more than that…

Butter vs margarine…

I never really understood this debate because, to me, I would just assume butter was healthier as it is from a whole food source (and tastes a whole lot better). It wasn’t until I started getting into nutrition that I really discovered margarine and read all about how “unhealthy” butter was. The argument is that butter is full of saturated fats (which it is) and raises cholesterol and margarine was created as a healthy alternative, full of polyunsaturated vegetable oils.

Study snacks…

My last blog was about studying and how you can do it effectively, but in order to study a lot of us like to snack (me included). The problem is many people either snack too much or on the wrong food or both. This can make it harder to focus as you aren’t eating food that is going to nourish your body and keep you full. So here I have compiled a list of foods to enjoy while you’re studying:

Sugar-free parties

The next couple of months are birthday months in our household, this makes it hard to avoid sugar and other unwanted foods. You want to be able to enjoy yourself and not feel guilty about it. It sounds easy enough but when put into play can be quite hard to achieve. Here are 5 tips on avoiding the sugar but still having a good time: