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Goats Dairy Products for adults and infants

Goats Dairy Products for adults and infants

on Thursday, 30 November 2017.

Some people that have cow dairy sensitivities are able to tolerate goat’s dairy products, without the side affects. This is because goat’s milk has many unique properties, some of these make it  easier to digest and softer on the stomach. Why? 

Alcohol & Your Weight

Alcohol & Your Weight

on Thursday, 12 October 2017.

Alcohol ... the elephant in the room when it comes to managing your weight?

I get asked all the time when talking about weight loss  ‘So... will a few drinks on the weekend be okay?’

How much protein do I need?

How much protein do I need?

on Thursday, 12 October 2017.

How much protein is needed for the general person? And how much is optimal for an athlete or the active person?

Watch your weight by watching your portion sizes

Watch your weight by watching your portion sizes

on Wednesday, 13 September 2017.

After being in the USA, I really noticed that the portion sizes were much bigger for most meals- and even though I was conscious of the larger serving sizes, and am aware of how much I should eat, I still often found myself overeating. 

How to get back on track after Easter

How to get back on track after Easter

on Tuesday, 18 April 2017.

Did The last 4 days of Easter get a little out of control?! It's okay to indulge every now and then, the key is to recognise, stop and get back in control. Replenish your body by getting a load of nutrients, fibre, vitamins, minerals and hydration back in. Do this by setting some goals to sick to - Here are my top 4

My 'Day On A Plate'

My 'Day On A Plate'

on Tuesday, 04 April 2017.

A question I get often in Ask Alex is: What do you eat over a day? Or for breakfast? Snacks? And so on!

I have been hesitant in answering this as everyone is different and obviously intake needs and taste are different for EVERYBODY (age, sex, active, less active, culture, job, beliefs, intolerances), so please keep this in mind- but I decided to give an overview of what and how I eat to give some ideas and a snapshot of some healthy options

11 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain this Christmas

11 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain this Christmas

on Friday, 23 December 2016.

11 tips to take on for the Christmas break to avoid feeling a little heavier in the new year!

Veg Up Your Meals

Veg Up Your Meals

on Tuesday, 29 March 2016.

We all know plant based foods (like vegetables, fruit, beans, chickpeas and lentils) are so good for us, but sometimes they just aren’t as appealing or convenient as other foods. Here are some ideas on how to get more of them into your day! 

Calculate YOUR Total Daily Energy Expenditure

Calculate YOUR Total Daily Energy Expenditure

on Monday, 21 March 2016.

Once you know the amount of calories you need per day to maintain your current weight (your total daily energy expenditure), you can then be aware of the amount of food you can eat to maintain, lose or gain weight.  

FLEXIBLE DIETING FOR LONG TERM, SUSTAINABLE RESULTS

FLEXIBLE DIETING FOR LONG TERM, SUSTAINABLE RESULTS

on Thursday, 17 March 2016.

I have had a few questions about 'Macros' aka Flexible Dieting, which is a way of counting macronutirents (carbs, protein & fat) so you have complete control over your diet in order to lose weight, maintain weight or gain lean muscle. While counting macros is not for everyone, it is an effective method if done sensibly and correctly, and is also a great way to learn about nutrition and what is in the foods we eat. Danny Kennedy is an expert in the field of Flexible Dieting for body composition, and has been helping people master it for years. 

Water Challenge

Water Challenge

on Sunday, 28 February 2016.

It is nearly March.. Are you up for a health challenge that can also help others? Choose one of these water challenges! Improve your health, and help provide lifesaving safe water to others. I'm going to give both a go!

6 Health Tips to kick off 2016

6 Health Tips to kick off 2016

on Thursday, 14 January 2016.

Summer, Christmas and New Years break all hits at the same time here in Australia. Which means lots of fun with family and friends, but can also mean your health takes a bit of a hit! Whether it was a little over-indulging in yummy foods, excess alcohol, not enough sleep or not keeping up with your exercise.  So I thought this would be a good time to share 6 nutrition tips to kick off 2016

 

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