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Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

The term mindfulness refers to being present and fully aware of one’s experiences. It allows one to use emotions, thoughts and senses to bring about awareness to what is being practiced. Being mindful does not only mean we’re aware of our thoughts but also encompasses the surrounding environment,...
Dietary Fats

Dietary Fats

Up until a couple of years ago fats were commonly deemed the culprit for weight-gain, raised cholesterol levels and many other diet related diseases. Nowadays we know that eating fat doesn’t actually make one fat. Fat is a vital macronutrient responsible for an array of physiological processes.
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...