Low Carb Living

Like many people, I have, at times struggled with my body, how to feel my best and also how to get in great shape and feel as confident as I wanted. About 8 years ago, I was working as a Personal Trainer, at the same time as I was running my own cafe in Darlinghurst,… View Article
How does Sugar affect Weight Loss? When metabolised by humans, all sugars deliver 17 kilojoules of energy per gram of sugar absorbed. The body has an immediate need for glucose for its various metabolic functions. When humans are active, this energy need increases and when rested, the energy need decreases. If the amount of sugar… View Article
It’s easy to overlook every day foods that actually are significantly high in protein and can provide our bodies with more fuel than we might at first think. There are many reasons why foods high in protein are good, namely because they keep us fuller for longer, they help us to achieve our goals in… View Article
Statistics show that more than half of Australians are exceeding the World Health Organisation’s recommended daily intake of added sugars every day. According to the Heart Association, the maximum amount of added sugars a person should eat per day is for men, 37.6g (or 9 teaspoons), and 25g (or 6 teaspoons) for women per day…. View Article
Dietary advice is varied, but if there is one thing most of us can agree on, it is to steer away from highly processed foods in favour of eating fresh produce such as meat (or other protein sources), eggs, nuts, dairy, fruit and vegetables. But while “eating clean”, we still like our occasional sweet treats!… 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.
You may have read my ‘How do I Stop Eating Sugar’ article and be looking to reduce your sugar intake with recipes that are fulfilling and tasty but have a low sugar content. If this is the case, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking for a snack or inspiration for breakfast or… View Article
Can we really stop eating sugar altogether? And what would this mean? There have been books published, articles written and diets created in order to help us to stop us eating sugar full stop. But how easy is it in reality? Like any type of food or ingredients, everything is ok in moderation and this… View Article
When it comes to making lunch, it’s easy to get stuck in your ways and make the same boring salad, or have the same uninspiring meat and veg combination. Lunch should be an exciting way to split up your work day and it should be something that you look forward to eating. Here are 6… View Article
Sugar – the buzzword of the year and present in a high number of everyday shop bought foods that we consume. Whether it’s disguised in your claimed ‘natural’ Greek yoghurt or in your herbs and spice mix, it’s hard to escape it but what we’ve all learnt, is that we should probably be consuming less… View Article
When I think about making a low carb meal, the first question I ask myself, is what do I fancy to eat? For me, eating is about enjoyment and satisfaction. You have to enjoy eating something and feel satisfied afterwards, or for me, I end up eating rubbish and feeling disappointed. Food is what I… View Article
Whether it’s 3pm and you’re doing the afternoon snack run, you’ve stopped at a petrol station to re-fuel yourself and your car or you’re in the city and you’re hungry – the supermarket/shop can be very dangerous, especially on an empty stomach. With aisles filled with tasty and tempting treats, or the opposite, limited shelves… View Article
When you think of ‘low carb’ foods, you may think of those with bland flavour or little appeal but this is where you’re wrong. As the demand for low carb foods increase, there has been a rise in satisfying low-carb friendly foods in the market. However, many everyday foods that we dismiss or don’t think… View Article
Smoothies are great all year round; they’re quick to make as post workout fuel or can be a good snack to keep you going during the day. You can add greens and disguise them easily, you can pack a lot of protein in and you they can keep you hydrated. One downside of smoothie however… View Article
Considering our bodies are made up of 80% water – it’s a pretty important factor in helping us to feel our best. Staying hydrated is one of the BEST things you can do for your body and mind. Benefits of Water: Smooth, glowing skin – fine lines really do disappear! Sparkling eyes Clear mind –… View Article