If you’re into fitness, no doubt you’ve heard that protein is essential for muscle growth and recovery. But what types of protein is best? And how much should you be consuming? What comes to mind when you think of the word “protein” will be different for everyone. Some salivate over pork ribs whilst others guzzle […]

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? But what’s best – a liquid concoction or a piece of toast? Having a nutritious breakfast is one of the best (and easiest) ways to ensure your day gets off to a great start. Traditionally, breakfasts have been heavy on the carbohydrates with toast or […]

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To shake or not to shake? Flip through any fitness magazine or take a step inside most gyms and you’ll notice that protein supplements and exercise seem to go hand in hand. It’s true that protein is essential for muscle growth and recovery, with protein powders being a quick and convenient source. But who needs […]

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Lunch on the run? Check out these satisfying, healthy lunch ideas that will keep you going strong. THE DESK DRAWER LUNCH Perfect for those days when you’re chained to your desk. Good staples to stockpile that don’t require refrigeration include canned tuna, chicken, legumes (e.g. chickpeas) or veg (e.g. corn). Toss in some greens, like baby […]

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Eat the rainbow with this nourishing and nutrient-dense Chicken and Quinoa Salad. It contains cancer fighting antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties to help protect your body against disease. Plus, it makes a great post-workout meal with plenty of protein and slow releasing (Low GI) carbohydrates for muscle regeneration and repair. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 red capsicum, […]

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Why do some people manage to say no to that extra slice of cake, yet others can’t resist? It’s important to understand the difference between hunger and appetite to help you keep a more balanced attitude toward food and eating. NEED VERSUS DESIRE We eat for two main reasons: hunger and appetite. Yet the practical […]

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