General Health & Fitness

Our habits are our current patterns of life. Some habits may require physical work or action, like going to the gym, but typically we enact our habits without much thought, and with little mental effort. It’s easy to feel committed to these practices because they are part of our routine, they’ve become ‘just what we… View Article
Dining out is really one of life’s simple pleasures! However, in these crazy times most of us have had to pop on hold for a bit. Enjoying a meal out gives us the opportunity to share a meal and your time with friends and family, and perhaps try something new that you wouldn’t cook at… View Article
How good is it when we are feeling so good, that we smile to ourselves and just know we’re doing ok? Feeling good doesn’t just happen by accident, it’s something that we have to consciously practice ourselves and it’s called self care.  So what is self care? Self care is a collection of daily activities… View Article
Low Carb Linseeds – Small Seeds, Big Benefits! Linseeds, also commonly known as flaxseeds, are mighty seeds loaded with essential nutrients that our bodies need. It is worthy of its title as a ‘superfood’ due to its impressive nutritional profile ranging from Omega 3 fatty acids to fibre and of course, low carb!  Health benefits… View Article
Snacking gets a bit of a bad wrap, especially because we often think of mindless snacking or options that don’t always make up feel great.  A planned snack however, can be a very important part of your diet and health goals! A healthy low carb snack between meals stops mindless grazing, can decrease your hunger… View Article
Begone mindless munching, Planned snacks are where it’s at! Check out our 6 High Protein Snack ideas. Whether you are in the office or WFH having a planned afternoon snack will help take the edge off and not leave you ravenous at dinner time. When it comes to that mid-afternoon snack – protein is king,… View Article
The Best Sources of Protein for A Vegetarian Diet Protein is an essential macronutrient for building muscle mass and providing our bodies with energy throughout the day. Although it is commonly found in animal meat and products, there are plenty of other sources of protein for vegetarians! What’s important about this list is the sole… View Article
Ever wondered what cheeses were the highest in Protein? Cheese is one of the most fundamental dairy foods. It is a great addition to any meal or as a snack on its own to bump up your Protein intake without also increasing your Carb intake. At PBCo, we love melting Edam or Swiss on Protein Bread for… View Article
Are you looking for ways on how to be active? Then you’ve come to the right place! There’s no denying, our bodies were designed to move. Physical activity is extremely important for our health, physical and mental, but it can be difficult to maintain an active lifestyle during our busy daily lives. Today, our lifestyles… View Article
Meal prep can often be a vital part of staying on track with your nutritional goals, whether that is eating healthier or losing weight. Often, the foods available to grab on-the-go will be loaded with carbs and sugar and not much protein, so it’s often much better to spend the time prepping your own meals… View Article
Amongst all the sugar-filled cereals on our supermarket shelves, there are the occasional good one. If you find cereal a little underwhelming or not satisfying enough, here are some easy, low carb breakfast options that don’t involve cereal! Have a look at the list below and hopefully you’ll get inspired to try a few for yourself.
Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic that is rising at a terrifying rate. The number of adults living with diabetes globally was estimated at 422 million in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980 – an increase of almost 400% [1]. Even with adjustments for our ageing population, the global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled…. View Article
Sports nutrition is a constantly evolving field of science, and there’s no doubt eating a specific way enhances athletic performance and optimises training adaptations. This is especially true for protein consumption to improve muscular gain and training recovery. What we know is every time you exercise, you create a stimulus for muscle growth and/or adaptation,… View Article
As the weather begins to turn, many of us start to worry about getting sick. There are a few healthy habits that will help to get your immune system through harsh times.  We’ve included some diet and lifestyle tips to help support your immune system and ramp up its defence against attack. 1. Protein with… View Article