When I hear the word “snacking” mentioned it often comes with a negative or unhealthy connotation. This should not be the case. Snacking is great way to support a balanced diet and should be encouraged. During a busy day at work, good quality snacks can help get you through the long mornings until lunch and over the final furlong in the afternoon before dinner time. Of course from a nutrition and health perspective, it’s really important to pay attention to the snacks you’re consuming.Read More
Anything that encourages exercise, eating well and community is to be welcomed. No matter what your level of fitness, there’s something everyone can take away from Operation Transformation.
For anyone unfamiliar with the show, Operation Transformation is a health and fitness programme airing on Irish TV and Radio that is comparable to ‘The Biggest Loser’ programme popular in other parts of the world.Read More
Today I want to share with you my best kept secret for better digestion!
But first, why am I talking about having better digestion in the first place? Great question!
We all know that suffering from digestive problems such as gas, bloating, reflux, stomach cramps, diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease can seriously hinder our daily functioning and make us miserable.Read More
The link between mood and food is intrinsic. Almost every vitamin and mineral is responsible for mental stability – and symptoms such as fuzziness, fatigue, irritability, tension, anxiety, nervousness and depressed feelings can all result from poor dietary choices.
The good news is that there are easy and inexpensive measures we can all take - at work and at home - to reduce and avoid those icky side-effects of a food hangover.Read More
My favourite weekend breakfast choice has to be smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. I don’t usually have time to make eggs before work during the week, I usually go for porridge or a breakfast smoothie instead, however I make sure to allow time at the weekend to enjoy this healthy breakfast recipe.Read More
The morning can be a busy time but it's essential that we prioritise a healthy breakfast as part of our morning routine, no matter what the day holds in store. If you're really pressed for time and you need to eat on the go then give my breakfast berry boost smoothie a try. It only takes a few minutes to prepare in the Nutribullet Pro and the best part is you can take it with you on your commute and sip away at it in the car, on the bus or on the train.Read More
Halloween is upon us this weekend but even before the costumes and pumpkins disappear from the shelves we'll be bombarded with advertising for a new season and talk of the parties and nights out that the festive season has in store. November 1st isn't just the start of the Christmas countdown this year though. It's also the first day of the 30 Day Healthy Living Challenge!Read More
Drum roll please! I'm launching an online health and wellness program. It's called the 30 Day Healthy Living Challenge. I've been writing, blogging and vlogging here at Office Worker Health for two years providing quality free content every single week. This will be my first paid offering so I'm incredibly excited to tell you all about it. It starts very soon on November 1st so check out all the information below and get yourself signed up, if you are committed to the plan then I can guarantee you will see results in 30 days!Read More
Ever wondered how to make porridge properly? Your long and fruitless search is over! I’m a huge porridge fan as I’ve spoken about before. If done properly, I don’t think there’s a healthier breakfast. I certainly don’t know one that’ll give you the mix of complex carbohydrates, protein, healthy fats and nutrients not to mention the slow release energy that my simple porridge oats recipe provides. Perfect for when you have a busy morning ahead.Read More