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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

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. […]