Squeeze more veggies into your day with these 7 easy tips!
July 24th, 2014 by admin

The Australian guidelines recommend 5 serves of vegetables everyday. For those unsure a serve is equal to 1 cup of salads and ½ cup of cooked veggies. More recent research however indicates that 5 serves per day is the absolute minimum if we want optimal health and longevity. That’s why it’s important to look for […]

Workout Madness: 6 common mistakes to avoid when exercising!
July 23rd, 2014 by admin
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Whenever you work out or exercise you want to maximise your efforts. Its very easy however to compromise this by making simple but very common mistakes. Below are a list of common exercise mistakes that will compromise your workout and affect long-term results. 1. Poor hydration. Weigh yourself before and after exercising and you should […]

What to eat when eating out? 6 Easy tips for regular restaurant goers
July 22nd, 2014 by admin
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There is nothing wrong with going out and enjoying a meal at restaurant every now and then. It’s especially fun on special occasions or when catching up with friends or family. If eating out becomes more than the odd occurrence however, then you need to be careful with your selections. It’s almost impossible to know […]

6 Foods that may be causing your bloating
July 22nd, 2014 by admin
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Today there seems to be an epidemic of people affected with tummy upsets and food intolerance. Maybe it has part something to do with our busy and often stressful lifestyles and part because of our highly processed food supply. Whatever the cause the reality is that many people suffer from gut issues that can affect […]

5 Carbs that should be in your diet
July 21st, 2014 by admin
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There seem to be more people on low carb diets than there are those with unused gym memberships. However somewhere among this Atkins hysteria is lost the fact that many of the worlds most nutritious foods are actually carbs. And some of the healthiest known cultures in terms of lifestyle and life expectancy are carb-eating […]

5 Reasons why you can’t lose those last 5kg’s
July 20th, 2014 by admin
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It can be super frustrating when you cant seem to drop those last few kg’s to reach your target weight. So here is a list of common reasons that may be stopping you from doing so. 1. Not enough exercise. Sometimes people might exercise everyday but they don’t push themselves enough. Your body adapts to […]

What makes weight loss so difficult?
July 18th, 2014 by admin
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There are many reasons why people find weight loss challenging, but by far the most powerful reason lyes within our bodies themselves. You see the human body is not set up to lose weight. Rather, inbuilt within us, is a complex system designed to protect us from the very thing we wish to achieve. It […]

5 Easy ways to eat less without noticing
July 17th, 2014 by admin
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Brian Wansink is the author of a book titled “Mindless Eating” and has spent years running experiments to test the reasons why people eat more than they think, and conversely why people may eat less than they think. According to Brian Wansink it’s entirely possible to eat up to 20% less food in any given […]