It’s not always a topic we want to talk about but constipation can be debilitating and is a lot more common than you may think. What is the true definition of Constipation? It is having few bowel movements, trouble having a bowel movement (straining to go), hard or small stools, the sense that you weren’t… Continue reading Curb Constipation!
Edamame, pronounced ed-uh-MAH-may, is the name for the fresh, young soybeans that are harvested just before the seeds harden. Edamame is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisine. The popularity of edamame is growing worldwide. These immature green soybeans in their tough, hairy pods are nutritional gems that are as tasty and fun to eat as… Continue reading Yummy, Yummy Edamame!
Our Dietitians at Nutritional Solutions find great joy in changing the lives of others, for the better. Clients have often shown a keen interest in sharing their journey in health so as to encourage and support those who may feel alone in their personal journey. We will be publishing a series of testimonials in the hopes of inspiring our readers. Enjoy! My… Continue reading Testimonial Series: The Power of a Professional
Healthy eating starts way before the food is on your fork. Preparation plays a major role in helping us to eat healthier. Below are a few Dietitian approved ways to organise and plan your preparation to ensure better weight loss success and healthy eating habits: Plan ahead and make a grocery list of foods you should… Continue reading Proper Prep is the Key to Success!
The theory of goal setting suggests that setting goals can enhance a person’s motivation to change. The process of setting goals provides a sense of direction or purpose by narrowing attention towards a certain objective and directing all effort towards achieving that goal. The SMART criteria are a mnemonic used to help set goals and… Continue reading Setting SMART goals
Faced with aisles upon aisles of products, the weekly or monthly grocery shop can be a daunting experience. Here are some helpful tips to make your visit to the shops that much more manageable: Do one big monthly grocery shop for all staples, and smaller weekly trips to the shops for fresh fruits, vegetables, milk and… Continue reading Stress-free Healthy Grocery Shopping
Easter has many different meanings for all of us. For some, it’s a celebration of rebirth and new life, others enjoy quality time with the family and a well-deserved break a quarter of the way through the year. Whichever way you choose to spend this holiday, there is a fair amount of temptation and treats around.… Continue reading Healthy & Happy Easter!
Eating before your workout is very important to ensure that you go into the session with fuel levels topped up enough to sustain energy levels. Eating before a workout can also help you to avoid distracting hunger pangs in your session. Generally, most people can tolerate a meal 2 – 4 hours before exercise, whereas… Continue reading What Should I Eat Before a Workout?
The Dietitians at Nutritional Solutions recently tried out the UCook meal delivery service. We thought it was only fitting that we did a write up to share our cooking experience with you, our readers. A disclaimer: this is in no way promotion or endorsement of this product. It is merely a helpful knowledge-share of the service… Continue reading Do UCook well?
Did you know that today is World Banana Bread Day? What better way to celebrate this than baking these delicious guilt-free Sugar-Free Banana Muffins! This recipe is a sure winner – perfect for lunch box treats, tea-time snacks or a health weekend breakfast brunch. Sugar-free Banana Muffins Makes: 12 – 16 muffins Ingredients 4 large… Continue reading World Banana Bread Day!