Love it or loathe it, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Do it wrong however and you’ll have roller coasting energy levels, a grumbling tummy and problems focusing at work. Are you making these common breakfast mistakes? SKIPPING BREAKFAST It’s called the most important meal of the day for a reason, yet […]

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After hitting the gym, your body is primed to absorb nutrients from a wholesome post-workout snack. Eating the right foods can have a huge impact on recovery and how you pull up the next day, but choosing the right ingredients is key! Here’s your go-to guide for the best nutrients to help build muscle, and […]

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Super sweet blood oranges pack the vitamin-filled punch needed to keep you looking and feeling fresh, and are the only citrus fruit containing anthocyanins (a type of antioxidant) known to curb body fat accumulation. Serves 3-4 INGREDIENTS 6 blood oranges* (use 1 tspn for zest) 1 head radicchio 100g fresh mozzarella ½ cup pine nuts […]

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Whether you throw a few pork chops on the BBQ, have a ham sandwich for lunch or enjoy your eggs with a crispy side of bacon, recent headlines are advising that meat lovers curb their intake. But why is this and what’s a safe amount to eat? HEALTH BENEFITS Red meat ranks top for its […]

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Hands up if you get overwhelmed – perhaps even irritated – by your news feed telling you how to survive (or avoid weight gain) over the silly season? This year, try a different approach. Mindfulness. The idea behind mindfulness is to fix one’s attention more on the “present moment” without judgment. When it comes to […]

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The silly season is in full swing, but often the sea of never-ending canapés, bottomless champagne flutes and too many late nights can leave you with blotchy skin, tiredness, a grouchy mood and unwanted weight gain. Here are 5 simple party tricks to have up your sleeve for a guilt-free festive season. TAKE THE FIRST BITE […]

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