Vegetarian Protein Proteins are organic molecules made up of amino acids – the building blocks of life and it makes up part of the structure of every cell and tissue in your body. This includes your muscle tissue, internal organs, tendons, skin, hair and nails. It’s also needed to make almost all the body enzymes and various hormones like adrenaline and insulin. The word ‘protein’ comes from the Greek work ‘Proteos’ which means the “first one” or the one of “most importance”.
Most people feel guilty about adding a sachet of sugar to their tea or coffee, but should they? Sugar comes from many sources and can either occur naturally (e.g. fruits) or can be added (e.g. fizzy drinks). Sugar is a highly addictive substance because it stimulates pleasure senses in the brain. A lot of health-conscious people believe that honey and molasses are more nutritious than table sugar because they contain negligible amounts of minerals, but this doesn’t make them
Working with children can be very challenging and one of the most frustrating career choices out there (trust us). While it may test our patience on many occasions and may be the cause of premature balding, it is among the most rewarding things we could do and we wouldn’t trade it for anything. All the frustration just fades away when we can see the positive impact that we are having on the children’s lives. Through our experience, we realised that managing behaviour was one
Perfection. It relates to the absence of flaws and is one of the biggest hoaxes in the health and fitness industry. We all have an idea of what ‘the perfect body’ is in our minds and this is usually dictated by a combination of what we consume from the media, and the self-proclaimed health gurus around us. While comparing ourselves to that ‘perfection’, we feel insecure and discouraged. Self-Awareness The first step towards leading a healthy and happy life is to become self-a
We’ve all been there. Staring at your body two days before a beach holiday wondering where the last 6 months have gone. Thinking about how this was supposed to be the summer where you show off your rock-hard abs or bikini body, but instead you feel like a bloated teletubbie. At this point you could either say “oh well, maybe next year” and just wear a t-shirt at the beach, or you could frantically start counting calories. So why do we count calories? Because we live in an ima