Looking for a new Indian recipe to mix up your diet plan? Give this delicious chickpea curry a try! Each serve has less than 180 calories- and chickpeas are full of protein, so they’ll keep you feeling satisfied.
Need more motivation to exercise? It
can be hard to convince yourself to get up early to work out, or to head to the
gym after a long day at work. Losing weight and looking better is just one
benefit of regular exercise, and it can be useful to keep the others in mind!
Here are a few more reasons to convince
you to get your runners on…
Everyone is talking about quinoa. Full of protein, easy to
cook- this supergrain is a great addition to any healthy diet. And luckily,
there are plenty of versatile ways to enjoy it. Here are three ideas…
The glycemic index (GI) ranks carbohydate foods according to their effect on blood glucose levels. Choosing foods with a low GI can help you with your weight loss efforts, as they keep you feeling full for longer, work to stabilise your energy levels, and help your body to burn fat most efficiently. Here are some of the top low GI foods to add to your diet plan...
Get your sweet fix without the guilt! This scrumptious
chocolate pudding gives you a diet-friendly way to enjoy your desert, with just
61 calories and 0.3 grams of fat in each serve. Plus, it’s packed with over 8
grams of protein, so it will keep the late-night munchies at bay.
There is a lot of debate around whether it is better to
exercise in the morning, the afternoon or at night. Choosing the best time of
day to work out for you means you can burn the maximum number of calories and
get the most efficiency from your fitness plan.
The simple answer is that there are pros and cons to
exercising at each time of day, and it will depend largely on your body,
lifestyle and natural rhythms.
This delicious smoothie is big enough to share between two
people, and makes a great, filling breakfast. Full of protein (19.4 grams) and
low in fat (2.7 grams), this sweet treat is a guilt-free way to start the day.
This recipe makes one large serve with 237 calories.
Losing weight can seem like a huge
task- but it doesn’t have to involve marathon workouts and deprivation. Recent
studies have shown that taking small steps and making slight tweaks to your
lifestyle is the key to successful, long-term weight loss, helping you to make
smaller but more lasting changes that will benefit your overall health.
By focusing on a couple of small
changes at a time, you can start to develop healthy habits that after a while
will become second nature. In the long run, this is far more beneficial than
trying an all-or-nothing approach that is harder to follow and sustain.
Try following some of these simple
steps and enjoy feeling fresher, brighter and healthier…
Thinking of treating
yourself to a slice of pizza, or some chocolate ice cream? We all have
occasions where we want to indulge, or social situations that almost force us
to break our diets. But knowing how much exercise you’d need to do to burn it
off means you can regain some of the control over your eating. Here’s a list of
some common foods, and how long you would need to run to work them off…
These delicious stuffed mushrooms make a great healthy meal
for any time of day. Each serving has just 78.6 calories, with 5.6 grams of
carbs and 4.5 grams of fat, so you can serve it up with a salad, or even some
rice for a nutritious and filling meal, without the guilt.