BURNT FIT BLOG

Gut Health

Gut Health

The gut, also known as the digestive system, gastrointestinal tract, or even referred to as the “second brain” of the body serves many essential roles in sustaining our overall health and well-being. Poor gut health has been linked to an array of health conditions. It can affect proper digestion ...
Improving Your Mood With Food

Improving Your Mood With Food

2020 has been a stressful year for us all and the prevalence of anxiety and depression has increased significantly throughout the globe. These increasingly common conditions can be treated in a variety of ways. We’re here to discuss the role our diets play in our mental well-being and how we can ...
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.