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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is the Keto diet right for you?

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This month we have been looking at fad diets. Last week we took a closer look at the Paelo diet, essentially existing a on food groups like Cavemen would have eaten. This week we are looking at the Ketogenic diet (Keto for short). You may have seen your Facebook advertisements or friends touting the wonders […]

A closer look at the Paelo Diet

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Does the Paelo Diet really work? We are inundated with new diets and eating plans every week promising the world in regards to weight loss, but do they actually work, particularly long term? Earlier, we looked at fad diets, how to spot them and why they unfortunately do not work for long-term weight loss. But […]