Monthly Archives: January 2018

WHY BMI ISN’T THE BEST INDICATOR OF YOUR HEALTH

Body mass index (BMI) is a popular term for people to throw around when they’re talking about their health. BMI is a comparison of your weight to your height. Based on your characteristics, there are different established levels that determine if you’re underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese. Some people take this listing as ...

A dietitian’s advice on flexible dieting

While flexible dieting has become a buzz word du jour, but what does flexible dieting mean when it comes to macros and calories? We asked accredited practising dietitian and founder of Bites for Health for her expert insight. Macros v calories Counting macronutrients rather than calories can ensure a more balanced overall diet; however,...

ALWAYS TIRED? WHAT SUPPLEMENTS CAN HELP

Being tired all the time is no fun at all. Now, while some people may have health issues, such as thyroid issues, or insomnia, for others, it’s simply a matter of not having enough sleep due to work and social commitments. This lack of good quality sleep can be a drain on both our bodies and our brains. If you’ve ruled out health issu...