Yearly Archive: 2018

Yummy & Healthy Sunday Recipe : Sunshine Barbecue Chicken

January 14 2018

Could it get any better than a barbecued chicken? Oh yeah, when you serve it with an apricot and tequila salsa! SERVES 6 | PREP TIME 15 mins | COOK TIME 1 hr 20 mins | INGREDIENTS 11 | DIFFICULTY Easy   INGREDIENTS   8 spring onions, trimmed, white parts chopped, green parts thinly sliced...

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Here’s How Long You Need To Walk To Burn Off Your Favourite Foods

January 13 2018

If these stats don’t inspire you to make healthier choices, we’re not sure what will! Many committed exercisers assume that regularly indulging in desserts or fried food won’t expand their waistline. They’re burning off a tonne of kilojoules during their workouts, after all. While that may be true for marathon runners or professional athletes, that’s...

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10 Healthy Foods That Will Naturally Cleanse Your Body

January 12 2018

Most people live in a fast-paced world, always in a rush with barely enough time to carefully follow a healthy diet. As a result, we mindlessly stuff our bodies with foods that cause a lot of harm and put pressure on our organs. It might be working for now, but it will definitely come back to haunt us one day. Here is a list of healthy foods you can easily incorporate into your daily...

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If You’re Having Gut Issues, Stop Eating This “Healthy” Food Immediately

January 11 2018

Brown rice is often a go-to suggestion as a healthy grain alternative choice, especially today, with gluten-free being a popular dietary recommendation. Yes, it is gluten-free, and easy to find, to boot. So what’s the problem? Digestive issues come in many shapes and sizes, with gluten being just one ingredient on the do-not-eat list that...

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8 Tricks To Boost Your Energy In 5 Minutes Or Less

January 10 2018

Summer temps are soaring, which probably means your energy level is at an all-time low—and your household energy use is at an all-time high. Cranking up the AC helps, but that only works if you’re at home and don’t mind getting an outrageous bill at the end of the month. If you’re trying to cut...

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5 Health Tests You Should Have This Year

January 9 2018

Don’t forget to make your appointments for these life-saving checkups! Skin cancer check Skin cancers affect two-thirds of Australians before the age of 70. Regular skin checks can catch them early. Left undetected, they can be life-threatening. Diabetes check Type 2 diabetes is a growing problem in Australia and is more likely to affect those...

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Eat These Foods Now for a Sharper Brain Later

January 8 2018

Eat to stay sharper, right this minute and for years down the road. Brighten Up Your Plate Colorful vegetables and fruits—such as leafy greens, peppers, beets, and berries—are high in carotenoids and anthocyanins, antioxidant pigments that provide their bright hues. “Antioxidants protect brain cell linings from the damage caused by free radicals, which are harmful...

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Yummy & Healthy Sunday Recipe: Silverbeet, Broccoloni and Mozzarella Pizza

January 7 2018

Sunday night is pizza night. Enjoy this better-than-takeaway version, filled with healthy gourmet toppings. MAKES 2 | PREP TIME 15 mins | COOK TIME 15 mins | INGREDIENTS 10 | DIFFICULTY Easy INGREDIENTS 1 bunch broccolini 1/2 bunch silverbeet, finely shredded 1 garlic clove, crushed Finely grated zest of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon extra virgin...

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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

January 6 2018

And which is healthiest: coffee, tea, or some other caffeine source? Caffeine is one of the world’s most popular drugs. Once inside your body, it blocks brain receptors for adenosine, a molecule associated with tiredness. Over time, however, the brain chemistry of coffee drinkers changes, triggering production of more adenosine receptors. The result is a...

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6 Signs Your Liver Can’t Stand Your Lifestyle Any Longer

January 5 2018

Our liver is one of the detoxifying organs in our body, and it does a lot of hard work every day. No wonder it can get stressed! If your liver can’t convert toxins into safe waste, they “wait” in your fat tissue to be excreted from your body once your liver is functioning normally again. Here are at least 6 symptoms that your liver is overburdened. Check them carefully to understand if your liver...

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