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Why Fat Is Not Always Bad For You

After so many years of nutritionists, doctors and health specialists telling us that fat is injurious for our health, it is difficult to digest the fact that in actuality the opposite of that is true. Despite famous myths that cutting … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Herbal Teas (Y)

Have you ever wondered what is so good about Herbal teas and what are their health benefits? If so, then keep reading because I’m going to go through ALL the herbal teas available and tell you the health benefits of each. Click … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Herbal Teas (E)

Have you ever wondered what is so good about Herbal teas and what are their health benefits? If so, then keep reading because I’m going to go through ALL the herbal teas available and tell you the health benefits of each. Click … Continue reading

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Superfoods – What are Incaberries?

What is so super about Inca berries? Well Incaberries are basically natures nutritional powerhouse or Superfood. They have the highest antioxidant capacity and fibre content out of all the major dried fruits. They also contain many nutrients including potassium, Vitamin … Continue reading

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The What, Where, When, Who and How of Protein, Carbs and Fats

Want to know the what, where, when, who and how of protein, carbs and good fats. Look at the table below in conjunction with my post on packaged foods, to see the optimal levels of the three. Feel free to leave a comment … Continue reading

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Super Foods

So what are super foods? No they aren’t food that think they can fly with a cape and mask (you’re imagining it, aren’t you?), they are a group of whole foods that are rich in nutrient concentration. Basically these foods … Continue reading

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Making better choices with packaged foods in 3 Simple Steps

When you shop at the supermarket, do you find that you can sometimes be overwhelmed by how many different brands of the same product there are? Here are three simple steps to help you compare the brands and select the … Continue reading

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Reading (and making sense of) the “Nutritional Information” Panel on Packaged Food

Ever felt completely lost when trying to pick the right product, especially trying to understand the nutritional information panel? Well I’m going to give you some tips to reading them. First, look at the ingredients! (Points to note) The ingredients are listed … Continue reading

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Choosing the right drink to stay hydrated

Did you know that most drinks such as flavoured milks, cordials and juices have similar or even more Kilojoules (Energy) and sugar content than your average can of soft drink? They can even have the same amount of added flavours, … Continue reading

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A Good Nutritious Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Breakfast Protein Intake E.g.: eggs, fish, yogurt, nuts. Carbohydrates Intake E.g.: oats or muesli, bread, fruit. Good Fats Intake E.g.: Adding ground nuts and seeds (LSA Mix), lecithin, chia seed to your oats or muesli.  Or you can even add … Continue reading

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