Category: Nutrition

A Few Health Benefits Of Using A Dehydrator To Make Dried Snacks And Preserve Foods

Dehydration is the world’s oldest way of preserving food but most people are unfamiliar with this type of food preparation and dehydrators are not among the mainstream appliances found in kitchens. There are many good reasons for adding food dehydration to your cooking skills. It can yield great tasting, nutritious food, requires no preservatives, and […]

The Low Down On Soya – The Good, The Bad, Its Link To Cancer And More

I was a bit confused about soya before I researched it – and it seems the rest of the world is too. There has been so much back and forth with the amount of evidence that is continuously being published, which almost has the reverse effect of making me slightly complacent about the topic because […]

A Few Quick Tips To Keep In Mind If You Plan to Try The ‘Keto’ Diet

The keto diet is a low carbohydrate, high fat diet. The diet encourages the body to burn fats rather than carbs and in doing so entices the body to lose weight. Though originally formulated for medical reasons, the diet has found favor among those looking to lose weight and get lean in recent times. There […]

Plant Based And Thriving By Beyond The Bikini, Melissa Kannigan

We all have to admit that before veganism went mainstream, the perception that those who are vegan, were not the ideals of what health had been perceived to us. Fast forward to 2019, and what is said to be the “Year of the Vegan”, stereotypes are being crushed and masculinity re-defined by science and the […]

Grilled Tofu with BBQ Glaze And Stir-Fried Cabbage Recipe

The recipe I’m going to share today consists of tofu, cabbage and chili paste. You can enjoy this dish with brown rice or farro, depending on what you like more. Preparation Time: 1 Hour Ready In: 6 Hours Ingredients: For Tofu & BBQ Glaze:     1 14- to 16-ounce package extra-firm water-packed tofu, drained […]

Ramadan: Physical Maintenance and Spiritual Growth By Mohseen Patel

How should we train and eat during Ramadan? At this time of the year I’m frequently asked what the Ramadan training and eating plan is? Due to limitations, for many, it is a time when they may experience either weight loss, weight gain and especially the dreaded muscle catabolism (breakdown). But wait for a second, […]

Nutritech FitLife Vegan (Pea) Protein Powder Review

Reviewed by Melissa Kannigan. Being a vegan for almost three years, I have been through various brands of vegan protein. No doubt I was often left unsatisfied either by the quality or taste of sickly sweetness. This was until I discovered Nutritech Fitlife Vegan Protein, founded in 2011, it is hard to believe that such a […]

Home Made Chocolate With Coconut Oil! Chocolate Recipe

Did you know you can make your own chocolate with only 3 main ingredients? Well yes, you sure can! Check out the video below to see how:   Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Coconut oil 1/2 cup Cocoa/Cacao/Carob 3 Tbsp Maple syrup Dash of cinnamon  Optional: Dates, Vanilla Essence, Nuts.     Method: Melt/warm the coconut oil […]