There is a well-known fact of the 80/20 rule when it comes to Nutrition to achieve a lean body; it is the principle of an approach to healthy eating. The basic idea of the 80/20 rule is very simple. It teaches you balance, moderation and indulging without a guilty feeling: In order to be healthy and balanced, you don’t always have to make 100% healthy food choices. 80% is enough. The remaining 20% you can choose less healthy food and indulge yourself. The Fit Loco gives you insights on whats good and what should be avoided for your body.

Boost your Immune System with these Superfoods

Superfoods – Are they something we should pay attention to, or is the term yet another buzzword created by some very clever marketers? With COVID-19 going around the world at the moment and affecting people of all ages, can superfoods be something that will help protect you? A quick Google search on the definition ofContinue reading “Boost your Immune System with these Superfoods”

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Which diet type is best for you?

The word “diet” has gained an undeserved bad reputation over the years. What started as an innocent term to describe eating habits has become synonymous with desperate attempts to lose weight and slim down. Certainly, I’m no nutritionist; but over the years, like many others; I’ve flirted with different diet types in an attempt toContinue reading “Which diet type is best for you?”

DETOXING: What you should know

Detoxing became the buzzword around 2010; as did the idea of eating more alkaline foods to counteract the acidity levels in the body. Although some of these acid/alkaline facts make sense, the counter side of this is that the human body is designed to create homeostasis (balance) in order to survive and is able toContinue reading “DETOXING: What you should know”

#NoExcuse: Eat what you want, the smart way…

As a Nutritionist, I do NOT believe in deprivation diets!  I DO believe in enjoying food without the guilt trip and I believe the food choices we make can determine whether we will be well nourished, full of energy and hitting our goals. #Noexcuse When following a plan where you count your calories, especially alongsideContinue reading “#NoExcuse: Eat what you want, the smart way…”

Where to Begin?

With so many fad “diets” promising quick gains and instant success, it’s difficult not to get caught up in the latest media frenzy. Let’s step back and get back to basics. The Fit Loco is here to bring unbiased nutrition information to allow you to make your own judgement, discover ways of eating that workContinue reading “Where to Begin?”

New Year Special: Drink Smart

Counting Calories in Alcoholic Beverages When considering ones overall daily food consumption, many people forget to include liquid calories (especially for alcohol) and this can have a huge effect on your total intake. Liquid calories are often the sneakiest as they do not fill you up and often contain very little nutrients = empty calories.Continue reading “New Year Special: Drink Smart”

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