Post exercise snack ideas

fresh berries with low fat yogurt

Have you noticed how hungry you tend to get after a good workout? This is because your body has used up its energy stores and is burning calories at much higher rate then when you are in a resting state.

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Think Before You Eat

Healthy food versus junk food. Think before you eat.

Everyone loves junk food right? Well if not everyone then a lot of people out there will get excited just from a thought about a slice of cheesy pizza or a delicious burger… If you don’t I am envious and wish I could be the same as you! I personally love junk food  in any shape and form starting from pizzas, burgers and ending with chocolate cakes, crisps and so on. Main reason why junk food always tastes so good and you get addicted to it is high levels of sugar and calories…

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What are Carbohydrates

Simple carbohydrates vs complex carbohydrates and their purpose.

Carbohydrates are one of the main nutritional components in the food we consume on daily basis. Carbs are very important for producing energy for our bodies. Carbohydrates are turned into glucose or so called blood sugar which is turned into energy to power our muscle groups, provide fuel for our central nervous system and prevents protein being used as energy to power our bodies.

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