Track Your Food, Keep Your Weight on Track

Track Your Food, Keep Your Weight on Track

What is Obesity? A person is said to be obese when abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a health risk is observed in the individual. The simplest method of classification of normal, overweight and obese people is BMI or Body Mass Index. Fitness apps...
Stress Busting at Work

Stress Busting at Work

Stress is a funny thing. In small doses it can be great for you but in large doses it can be very bad, even lethal. Unfortunately, most of us get more stress than is safe for us, especially in the workplace. That’s why we’ve put together a few tips and tricks that you...
Meal planning with Glycemic Index (GI)

Meal planning with Glycemic Index (GI)

The effect of food on blood glucose levels is known as the Glycemic index. This is however, only a measure of carbohydrates. Foods with GI above 70 are considered to be high GI foods. Whereas foods below 55 have a favorably low GI, with foods in-between is considered...
Avoid Sweetened and soft drinks

Avoid Sweetened and soft drinks

It’s not just alcohol, nonalcoholic drinks from lattes to colas can also lead your calorie count to increase. What you drink should not be overlooked when trying to lose weight. Drinking too many sugar-sweetened drinks can contribute to weight gain. We cannot...
Portion Size & portion control

Portion Size & portion control

No matter how healthily you eat, you can still put on weight if you’re eating too much. Food portion sizes today are far bigger than they were 30 years ago, which means we’re consuming a lot more calories than we realise. In fact, many of us no longer know what makes...