See our tips for getting the most out of your meals.

15 03 23 Nutrition 1

We all know and read about the importance of eating well and being conscious of our nutritional needs—with March being National Nutrition month, what better time to check in with your diet and see if you have any room for improvement! It’s unrealistic to expect that you’ll eat absolutely perfectly all the time (actually, that’s a disorder called Orthorexia) but making a little effort will go a long way towards your overall health and well-being.

Rise and Shine with Breakfast!

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. If you skip it, your metabolism goes on starvation watch and slows down to conserve energy. If you’re aiming to lose weight, and think that skipping breakfast will help, think again. Dr. Joey Shulman, a registered nutritionist and founder of Shulman Weight Loss Clinics says “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper. Research definitely shows that front loading your day and making dinner your lightest meal is an effective strategy for weight loss.” For best results, aim for a meal that is slow to digest and is a mix of protein, complex carbs and essential fats, such as an omelette with veggies alongside half a cup of cooked steel-cut oats and berries with a dab of omega-3-rich fish oil. The combination will leave you feeling fuller longer, which will help you to resist the urge to snack on sugary muffins and donuts on the way to work.