Whether you’re a pro-athlete, a weekend warrior or just a regular gym-goer, you will know that your nutrition and hydration are of utmost importance for your performance and recovery. During exercise, the average person will lose between 0.8 and 1.4 litres of water per hour...

You have reached the final month of your pregnancy and by this time you are feeling ready, if not impatient to meet your little one. Your baby has dropped down into your pelvis which has helped to relieve your constipation and heartburn. Your baby will...

You’re nearing the end of your pregnancy and by this time you will most likely be feeling uncomfortably heavy, moving around will be more tedious and you will be more tired than usual. Your baby will be gaining weight rapidly at this point, so you...

Welcome to the 3rd trimester! This is usually a time of nerves and excitement as you prepare for your babies’ arrival. By the third trimester, your baby is a fully formed little human and will use the remaining months of pregnancy to develop his or...

You have reached the sixth month of your pregnancy and whilst you may be rid of most nausea and food aversions, you may also be experiencing food cravings. Food cravings are characterized by a longing for a specific food or combination of foods. These may...

You are now firmly in the second trimester of pregnancy and are hopefully feeling less nauseous and more energetic, however, you may start to experience other pregnancy-related symptoms such as constipation and heartburn. The increase in progesterone levels during the second trimester causes relaxation of...

You’ve made it to the second trimester, you can breathe a little bit easier knowing that your risk of miscarriage has dropped dramatically. Most women will find that their energy, mood and appetite improves dramatically in the second trimester, which means that this is a...

Now that you’ve reached the 3rd month of your pregnancy, you may find that you are starting to gain weight, even if you don’t have a baby bump just yet. So how much weight should you be gaining? Healthy weight gain during pregnancy is essential...

Now that you have passed the 4-week mark, pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, appetite changes, tender breasts and fatigue may become a lot more apparent. Nausea during pregnancy is simply related to hormonal changes and is actually a healthy sign. Nausea during the first trimester...

Many women don’t realize that they are pregnant until week 4-6 of their pregnancy so the first month of pregnancy can be pretty uneventful and can even go completely unnoticed. In the first month of pregnancy you may experience tender breasts, fatigue and some appetite...