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Do you really need that protein shake?

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Marketing is a wonderful thing! Companies employ many tactics to help you think you need their products, as they are the best things for you. Supplement companies have nailed this, especially when it comes to protein shakes. They promise the world and we all believe they are going to be good for us before or […]

Why you should be eating more Avocado

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Smashed, blended in a smoothie or chargrilled on the barbie, the possibilities with Avocado are infinite. Not only are they super delicious, they’re super good for you too. Chock full of vitamin K and E, magnesium and potassium. Those who eat them are 50% less likely to suffer from heart disease, diabetes or strokes, according […]

Afternoon treats

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Afternoon can go a few ways– so frantic you don’t have time to think about anything exceptbut the children or the deadline you need to meet by the end of the day. Perhaps you find yourself at your desk yawning for no reason waiting the day to be over, even though there is a pile […]

Fun ways to use pumpkin this Halloween

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We are not in America, and trick or treating may not be your thing, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun in the kitchen around Halloween. The golden nugget pumpkin is the closest thing we have to the large American style pumpkin, only a little smaller.They  still make great decorations, and they have […]

Are you self-sabotaging your healthy meals?

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You’ve started exercising more and have been taking the time to plan your meals so you eat better and are including plenty of vegetables, but you’re still not seeing weight loss results… what is going wrong? It is fantastic you are cooking and preparing meals, but there are a few things you could be doing […]

What is intermittent fasting?

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Intermittent fasting is an umbrella term for diets that promote cycles of fasting followed by period of eating regularly. The most popular and well known is likely the 5:2 diet. Now the great benefit to this is it does not tell you what you can and cannot eat. There are no restrictions on the type […]

Eloise Wellings: How to fuel up while running

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Australian long-distance star, Eloise Wellings has been running competitively for most of her life. Over the years has developed a sound knowledge of what fuels to take on board prior to training and more importantly, ahead of a big event. “I started running when I was five,” the Aussie Olympian, world champs competitor and Commonwealth […]

What you should know about the Atkins Diet

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Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been having a closer look at the fad diet. Are they any good? What are the long term effects? The Atkins diet has been one of the most hotly debated diets over the years. Former Melrose Place and Ally McBeal star Courtney Thorne-Smith was a spokesperson for the […]