Feel guilty about eating carbs? They’re often viewed as a diet wrecker – an even bigger enemy than fat. But before you completely ditch them, here are 5 science-backed reasons why couldn’t survive without them. Not all carbs are created equal In the past, carbohydrates were commonly classified as ‘simple’ or ‘complex’, however nutritionists are […]

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This flu-fighting soba noodle soup will give you maximum protection against the bugs before they can really take hold. It’s made with shitake mushrooms, which contain lentinan – an active compound capable of fighting various infections. Protein-rich chicken also tames the tummy rumbles and contains vitamins A and magnesium, known to build a strong immune […]

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Feel a winter cold coming on? Can’t shake your cough? Don’t sweat it – these immune boosting foods are star defence players in your diet. GARLIC Not only does garlic score big for its antibacterial and antiviral traits, it also hosts a naturally-occurring chemical called allicin which is capable of killing off harmful bacteria and […]

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Do you find yourself wolfing down meals without noticing and eating everything in front of you just because it’s there? That’s mindless eating at work. To eat mindfully is not about following the latest fad. In fact, it’s the complete opposite. It’s about paying full attention to what you’re eating and how you’re eating it, […]

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Behold, the power of the pulse. Besides having a low glycemic index (GI), meaning they’re digested slowly, pulses (such as beans, lentils and peas) are a cheap, low-fat source of protein, as well as hunger busting fibre – a combination that is waistline friendly. Jam packed with flavour, this vegetable soup is your ultimate winter […]

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This hearty, healthy lamb salad is the perfect mid-week meal – quick and easy to prepare and packed with nutritious ingredients. Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 1/2 avocado, chopped 500g pumpkin, peeled & cut into 1 cm cubes olive oil spray 1 tsp paprika 50g feta or goats cheese 250g lamb fillet ½ cup walnuts 100g baby […]

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