Categories for Nutrition & Diet Tips

13

Jul

The Sugar Debate

Published by Claire

I am currently completing an international “Food as Medicine” course – the UK lecturers used the term “free sugars” to describe the kind of sugars that we need to limit/avoid – with Banting/Keto/Paelo all being such hot topics, most of us are confused by which sugars to eat (fruit?) and which to not! I really…

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13

Jul

Decoding a Food Label

Published by Claire

We all know we should read the back of food labels before we consume a product, but how many of us actually know when a food item is really considered “low fat” or “high in fibre” (or do we just believe the label when it says so?) I’ve put together a summary on the most…

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06

Jun

Cravings Decoded

Published by Claire

I love this info-graph from FreeForm Fitness about cravings!

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04

May

WWF Livewell 6 Principles

Published by Claire

I really enjoyed this simplified info-graph from their World Wildlife Fund from the 6-Step LiveWell Programme! 6 “easy-to-follow” principles for a healthier life! For more details, check out https://www.wwf.org.uk/what-we-do/area-of-work/livewell#the-six-livewell-principles  

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14

Apr

Complimentary Nutrition Talk with Sue Filmer

Published by Claire

Full Circle Wellness is extremely excited to announce a complimentary nutrition talk for all registered Full Circle Wellness clients with Registered Dietician, Sue Filmer ! As a practicing Registered Dietitian with an interest in Functional Medicine, Sue uses natural medicine, nutritional therapy & various diagnostics as well as the body’s natural systems approach in helping the…

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11

Mar

SPCA Two Oceans Marathon Training Tips – Part 2

Published by Claire

Only a few short weeks to go until the runners in Team SPCA take on the  Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon to raise awareness for the Cape of Good Hope SPCA! I’ve put together some pre-race tips from the last 3 weeks right up to race day to make sure you run your best race…

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28

Sep

15 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Published by Claire

High blood pressure is a dangerous condition that can damage your heart. It affects one in three people in the US and 1 billion people worldwide (1, 2). If left uncontrolled, it raises your risk of heart disease and stroke. But there’s good news. There are a number of things you can do to lower your…

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27

Jun

Winter Wellness

Published by Claire

From mid May to end August, it’s pretty much guaranteed that I’ll have at least 1-2 clients per day cancel their sessions due to Winter germs! Flu, colds and coughs patrol the Cape Town streets in search of their next victims – how can you keep the dreaded disease at bay this Winter?  1) Vitamin…

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29

Aug

Spring Reboot!

Published by Claire

Feeling a little sluggish, run down, tired and generally over-indulged after Winter! (me too!) Check out our Spring Reboot plan – it’s quite simple really – 30 days of avoiding alcohol and any “white” food (such as bread, sugar, pasta etc) and making sure you do some form of exercise every day (even walking the…

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15

Jun

Healthy Apple Crumble

Published by Claire

This week, we have a guest blog from Part Time Veggie, whose given us an INCREDIBLE Healthy Apple Crumble Recipe (wheat, dairy and added sugar free!) I tried it myself on Saturday night- it’s amazing!! Enjoy! Winter is a bitch. There’s no sugar coating it. After a hazy summer of tan lines and chilled chardonnay,…

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