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Immune Health

Immune Health

Our immunity is comprised of all mechanisms used to defend our bodies against viruses, bacteria, parasites and other threats we may encounter. The link between proper nutrition and immunity is strong and there is growing awareness of how vital it is to consume appropriate amounts of both macro an...
Healthy Baking Hacks

Healthy Baking Hacks

Ingredients used while baking are typically high in saturated fats and sugar while being low in certain micronutrients and levels of satiation. Fortunately, there are some simple tweaks we can incorporate into our baked goods making them more nutritionally dense, higher in protein and fibre and lower in refined sugars. 
Milk Alternatives Blog Post

MILK ALTERNATIVES

Over the recent years there has been a booming interest in the consumption of plant-based milk alternatives. Not only has the demand for milk alternatives increased but the varieties found in the supermarket aisles are endless. There are a lot of reasons why people would opt for plant-based optio...
Burnt Fit Carbs Blog Post

FOR THE LOVE OF CARBS!

Over the years carbohydrates have developed somewhat of a bad reputation. From no carb diets to 21-day carb cuts people have expected miracle results from cutting the macronutrient from their diets.  Our bodies were designed to use carbohydrates as its main source of energy. Not only are carbohyd...
WHAT'S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT BCAA'S?

WHAT'S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT BCAA'S?

Ever been tempted by those bold brightly coloured tubs labelled ‘BCAAs’ flooding the supplement aisles?

BCAAs or Branched Chain Amino Acids have grown in popularity within the fitness industry of late and we’re here to divulge more on the current trend.

SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE JUICE CLEANSE TREND

SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE JUICE CLEANSE TREND

The Juice Cleanse Trend From skinny teas, 7-day juice detoxes to master cleanses – the multi-billion-rand industry of cleansing/detoxing has been trending for years. But is it really worth it? With promises of toxin elimination, quick sustainable weight-loss and a total body cleanse many of us ar...