You would be forgiven for thinking that all fruit and vegetables are in season all year round, after all they are available all year round in our local supermarkets! However, eating seasonally could actually be the best way to eat sensibly as there are real health benefits in sticking to fruit and veg that’s in… Continue reading WHY YOU SHOULDN’T EAT VEGETABLES OUT OF SEASON
FACT: So this may come as a surprise to most people but BEING HEALTHY DOES NOT HAVE TO MEAN LIFE WILL BECOME BORING!!! Believe me this was also my greatest fear after all for years I perceived exercise as hard work and eating healthy food as a boring and a tasteless waste of time. I… Continue reading DOES BEING HEALTHY = A BORING LIFE??
I really enjoyed this interview with Izabela Chudzicka for her new chat show APT 115. We had a great chat about living a healthy lifestyle, eating better and the effect food has on our mental health. We also talk about being a parent and trying to find that elusive work life balance. I hope you… Continue reading INTERVIEW: Apt 115 chat show with Izabela Chudzicka
MY NUMBER ONE TOP TIP: START YOUR DAY THE MATCHA WAY With 137 times more antioxidants than regular green tea, 70 times the antioxidants of orange juice and 9 times the beta carotene of spinach it is most definitely in my top ten ‘must have’ food picks. If you have secretly always wanted a superpower… Continue reading START YOUR DAY THE MATCHA WAY- TOP TEN BENEFITS AT A GLANCE
You can live for up to 50 days without food but without water you will only survive for a few days BUT HOW MUCH WATER DO WE ACTUALLY NEED? On average our bodies are made up of about 60% water so keeping hydrated is really important. We lose water all the time by sweating, going… Continue reading 7 TIPS FOR DAILY HYDRATION
ARTWORK BY : www.helenabarker.com I just turned 37 last week and I’m at a time in my life where most of my friends are either having children or trying really hard to have children. Infertility now affects 1 in 7 couples in the UK and I imagine we are not far behind here in Ireland.… Continue reading ARE FERTILITY AND NUTRITION LINKED?
I’m A HUGE fan of finding what works for you and how and what we feed our kids is no different. The one thing we simply can’t escape is that good nutrition is important. If you have been reading any nutrition articles lately I imagine your head is spinning at the fact that we have… Continue reading WHY SHOULD OUR KIDS TAKE OMEGAS?
I caught up with Jason Vale a couple of weeks ago and he shared a couple of great tips about juicing. If any of you are fans of my Facebook page www.facebook.com/alisoncanavanofficial you will know that I’m a huge fan of both juicing and blending. I kept getting mails asking about the difference between juicing… Continue reading WHATS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN JUICING AND BLENDING?
This year I’m delighted to be the ambassador for Honda again and also for the “wings for life” (www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com) run thats happening in May. I ran last year and it was an amazing experience. My running career since has been pretty bad and I also have a bad back so because I’m all grown up… Continue reading IS IT IMPORTANT TO WEAR THE CORRECT RUNNING SHOES?
It’s January and we’re all on a mission to become healthier but for most people that means taking drastic measures and not implementing small changes into your lifestyle that you’ll stick too which is the only way true lasting change will happen. Today I’m going to focus on Barley and it’s benefits of which… Continue reading WHY EAT BARLEY FOR YOUR HEALTH AND HEART?