Olympic Wellbeing

The Olympics and Paralympics have got everyone very excited about exercise and healthy eating! I was thinking about exercise and fitness and some of the things I do to keep my energy levels up during exercise. So here are my alkaline tips to give you energy while working out…

1. Try to snack on vegetables or nuts where possible throughout the day, especially before a work out. Ditch the chocolate and crisps and try to snack on some celery or a bag of almonds!

2. Eating quinoa as often as possible throughout the week will provide you with copious amounts of energy and help you to feel fresh throughout the week. It has the highest protein content out of all the grain as it is in fact a seed.

3. Choosing wholegrains over processed foods every time will always help to increase energy levels.

4. Drinking freshly juiced vegetables throughout the day and before a workout should give you an extra boost, rather than fruit juices as they are quite high in sugars.

5. Green smoothies are my favourite thing, before and after a workout. They cleanse all the toxins from your body and make you feel revitalized!

Natasha Corrett

Natasha Corrett is a self-taught gourmet vegetarian chef, entrepreneur and author. Having started her vegetarian and alkaline food business, Honestly Healthy, with Harley Street Nutritionist Vicki Edgson in 2010, Natasha now leads the business on her own. She uses only the very best organic vegetables, cooks everything from scratch and ensures that her dishes are not only delicious but also nutritiously balanced. Natasha has successfully implemented her philosophy and unique approach to cooking across other business areas, she is a consultant chef for LUX* Island Resorts in Mauritius and La Suite West Hotel in London, Bayswater. She also travels around the world teaching private chefs to cook alkaline and gives talks, demonstrations, cooking classes, cleanses and organises retreats.