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How to spot a fad diet

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You see it all the time on magazine covers—celebrities losing 8kg in only 4 weeks, and inside you can find out their secrets. But are their tips really going to work for you, or are they just a fad? And if it is, how do you spot a fad diet? What is a fad diet? […]

Summer bodies start now

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Regardless of the season, motivating yourself to exercise or focus on your health can be a challenge. Somehow pulling out your swimsuit at the end of spring gets us in a spin and wanting to look up the latest quick fix challenge, but did you know summer bodies are made in winter? The weather is […]

Fantastic Fritters

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If you are looking for a quick, easy weeknight dinner, or something different for you or your families lunch box, you can’t go wrong with a delicious fritter. Starting with flour and an egg, you can whip up something really delicious with many of the items in your fridge or pantry and a herb and […]

What is a Poke bowl?

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Poke Bowls are the hottest trend on the urban cafe scene since the introduction of Acai bowls. This Hawaiian inspired raw fish salad is annunciated as Poh-Kay. Poke being the Hawaiian word for slice or cut and refers to the way it traditionally includes diced raw fish served with soy sauce, spring onions, seaweed and sesame oil. […]

Weight gain the right way

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Often nutrition, food and health blogs focus on weight loss. This is not surprising as the latest figures show upwards of 67% of our population is overweight or obese. But there are people who for various reasons need to gain weight–be it for sport, active youths or after being sick (this is often the case […]

A diet for the heart

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Winter is not just cold and flu season. Unfortunately it is a time of year when hospital admissions increase by at least one third due to a wide variety of issues. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia and is estimated to affect at least two in three families. Now is also […]

Movie inspired smoothie bowls

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Looking for healthy breakfast ideas to entice your kids away from sugary cereals? You can invent your own movie-inspired smoothie bowls.  Here’s a few ideas we came up with to help kickstart the creative juices. Blue Lagoon Smoothie Bowl Serves: 1 Ingredients 1 cup coconut milk 2 lady finger bananas, ideally frozen 1/3 cup rolled oats […]

Ignite your pre-season with the right fuel

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Getting the right grub before and after training is an underpinning factor to a solid season as FourFourTwo finds out thanks to Emma Stevenson. “In pre-season the key thing to focus on is your energy intake, because the expenditure in the amount of exercise being carried out dramatically increases,” said Emma Stevenson, director of the […]