Do food labels have your head spinning? You’re not alone. Today, a typical supermarket stocks over 30,000 items — even the most health-conscious shopper can be stumped by the limitless options. We’ve decoded the jargon so you can make sense of the fine print.  Read the fine print The list of ingredients tells you more […]

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Mix up your midweek meal repertoire with this simple and quick, yet satisfying stir fry. This recipe is high fibre and high protein. Serves 2. Each serve contains 2900kJ (690 cals), 68g carbs, 52g protein, 20g fat and 14g fibre.  INGREDIENTS 1 tb sesame oil 400g beef rump steak, trimmed and thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 2 spring onions, […]

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Healthy snacking is a fine art – you either stuff your face and accidentally make it a fourth meal, or eat too little and end up overeating a few hours later.  Done right, healthy snacks can ease between-meal hunger, fill nutritional gaps and combat energy slumps. Done wrong, snacking can leave you feeling tired and hungrier […]

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Nothing but natural ingredients, including bananas and whole grain oats, this power packed cookie will see you through your 3 PM slump or post-recovery snack. Makes 14-15 cookies INGREDIENTS 60 ml extra virgin olive oil 60 ml maple syrup 2 ripe bananas, smashed 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional) ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 ½ cups rolled […]

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Looking for a nutritious smoothie that will power you through any obstacle? Gulp down this tasty and nourishing anti-inflammatory smoothie bowl and you’ll also sneak in half your daily dose of vegetables.     INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Frozen blueberries 1 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 cup almond milk 1 tb nut butter Handful baby spinach/kale 1/2 […]

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Packed with vegetables, low-GI carbs, protein and heart-healthy fats, this nourishing baked miso salmon bowl has everything your body needs in one meal.     INGREDIENTS: 2 x salmon fillets 1 large baby eggplant 1 tb extra virgin olive oil   Marinade 2 tb miso paste 1 tb maple syrup 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 […]

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Your relationship with food is personal. From the ice cream that soothes your sadness to the bliss balls that picks you up mid-morning. Food makes you feel something. In fact, numerous studies have shown that food has the power to change your brain’s chemical structure and alter your mood entirely. In the words of Sherry […]

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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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