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You’ve heard it before: breakfast is the most important meal, helping to kickstart your metabolism, stabilise blood sugar levels and reduces the chance of making poor food choices throughout the rest of the day. But with our demanding lives we often find ourselves scratching our heads to think of quick and healthy bite to eat. […]

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Generally speaking, bloating occurs when the normal flow of gas (produced in the gut after we eat or drink) gets trapped, resulting in distention and discomfort. Here are five speedy strategies to put an end to puffiness. SLOW DOWN Wolfing food down too fast results in swallowing air, which ends up getting traps in the […]

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The Mediterranean is a glamorous part of the world – synonymous with tanned bodies, rich foods and picturesque coastlines. It’s also home to some of the healthiest people in the world. As a result, their diet has been the source of much research. But calling it a diet isn’t really accurate. It’s a lifestyle, and […]

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These protein-packed stuffed portobello mushrooms are everyone’s favourite. A nourishing morsel filled with nutrient-rich nuts, beans and vitamins (especially vitamin D) makes them a perfect finger food or complementary side to fish or meat. Serves 2-3 as a main or 4 as a side. INGREDIENTS  8 large Portobello mushrooms, stems removed 200g can cannellini beans, rinsed, […]

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Melissa Hickey has made history this year playing in the AFL’s first national women’s football competition for the Melbourne Demon’s Football Club. When she is not being one of the best defenders in the game, Melissa is a fitness consultant by day. Here, Melissa shares how she stays in shape and her what a typical […]

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