Holiday season and Christmas festivities are well upon us, and with the big day fast approaching (where has this year gone?) it’s so easy to become consumed by the copious amounts of delicious food and drinks on offer. For some, this in an incredibly exciting time, however for others, the endless and overwhelming supply of food can be stress-inducing and bring about feelings of anxiety.
Regardless of how you feel around this time of year, being a little more mindful and intuitive around your food choices is probably something we could all do better at. Plus, it’s a great tool to help us feel more in control and at peace with what we do and don’t decide to eat.
To help you do so, we have created our top 5 tips on how you can practise being more mindful around food. But before we get into that, let’s take a step back to learn more about what mindful eating is and why as a relatively new approach to eating it gains so much positive attention.
It goes without saying that plant based eating has been 'on trend' as of late, and it's no surprise given the benefits that this style of dietary pattern has to offer. A recent study revealed that 11.2% Australians (that’s around 2.6 million people) are favouring a plant-based diet, with numbers expecting to rise.
Whilst most of us are aware of the general principles that make up plant based eating, there is a lot more to it than first meets the eye.
Our dietitian Millie is here to answer the most common questions surrounding plant-based eating; what it entails, elements you need to be mindful of and how to ensure your diet is nutritionally balanced and complete. Here is the lowdown……
For as long as we can remember, it seems like sugar has been deemed responsible for all of our health issues. Weight gain, bad teeth, skin breakouts, even gut health and immunity.
We wanted to take 5 to clarify the questions we get asked about sugar almost every day. Here at KOJA we strive to make health simple every single day. We do that with damn healthy snacks, and plenty of education. Read on!
It is no secret that Implementing a positive morning routine can assist in shaping the tone of your day.
After all, a productive morning often equates to a productive day.
Filling the early hours of your day with activities and rituals that serve your soul can be a simple yet effective method to help you feel in control about what lies in the hours ahead.
We can definitely confirm that our team here at KOJA HQ is filled with early risers, which is why we have collated our top non-negotiable morning routine tips that make us feel energised, optimistic and ready to conquer the day ahead.
If you’ve ever picked up a product and wondered if it's actually as healthy as it claims to be, you are not alone. Navigating food labels is a tedious task in itself and can often leave you feeling more confused than ever.
We have collated our top tips and tricks to make your trip to the supermarket as care-free and enjoyable as possible, and to ensure you aren’t tricked by clever marketing to persuade you into buying products that are neither satisfying for your body or your bank account!