Vitamin C and the winter ills

Will Vitamin C really keep the winter ills away? The cold weather has hit, the heaters are on, and many of us have reached for the Vitamin C supplements. But will large doses help us keep healthier? Why the interest in Vitamin C? One of the reasons the dosage around…

Breaking fads for healthier Kiwis

Food is playing an increasingly large role in our lives, and with myths floating around the internet it is important to distinguish fact from the fiction, trained dietitian and registered nutritionist Nikki Hart says in a video on the dynamics of food fads. She says she believes that nutrition is…

Creating an ‘energy gap’ the key

Creating an energy gap is the key to preventing weight gain, according to food and nutrition expert Nikki Hart in this video on healthier eating. The short video shows how small changes in our food or activity can create the all-important energy gap that shifts our body towards burning body…

Life-hacks to get you to the gym

Struggling to make it to the gym? Here are some life-hacks to get you out the door and on your way to fitness: Before we start hacking, groundwork comes first: Give yourself a break. You’re not the only one who struggles with getting a fitness regime sorted. For every person…

Fighting fit for family fun

How can you juggle the ever-increasing demands of work, home and family time AND fit in a fitness regime? By the time you've ushered the kids out the door for school in the morning, fought the traffic to and from work, got home, sorted the evening meal, done some quick housework, and…