Nutrition

Eating for two? That doesn’t mean that you need to eat double your portion size. The saying ‘eating for two’ means that you need to increase the quality of your diet as opposed to the quantity.   It is important for you and your baby to eat healthily during your pregnancy to ensure that you both receive the nutrients that you need and also gain the appropriate amount of weight. On average women who are a healthy weight should expect to gain between 11.5 and 16 kg. This reference range changes if you are underweight or overweight at the point of conception....

It’s that time of year again…work’s ramping up in preparation for the Christmas break and you’re frantically trying to get every other aspect of your life organised in anticipation of the celebration period. Concurrently, it’s a time of year that’s synonymous with food.  There’s scientific evidence that says some food can alter your brain chemistry and mood, so if you’re going to be overindulging anyway, why not eat your troubles away with foods that make you feel better? Remember the old “chicken soup” remedy? Well turns out that’s not just an old wives tale … If you want to reduce stress, ease anxiety...

During Ramadan, it can be tough enough getting through the day let alone finding the energy and motivation to focus on your physical activity. Exercise Right investigates the best way to Exercise Right throughout Ramadan.   Many people forget about exercise during this time and this can create huge setbacks to your health and could lead to the development of a range of different chronic conditions. Ramadan is a time of focus and reflection so it’s a great time to create a plan that will work for you and an even better time to be focused on your health and goals.   Exercise Right’s Top...