6 (Meatless!) Protein Powerhouses

February 5 2019

Protein is the nutrient-of-the-moment right now, thanks to the meat-heavy Paleo Diet trend. But there’s actually good reason to make sure you’re getting enough: Research shows that having adequate protein at each meal may help you hold on to muscle mass as you age. And you don’t have to exist on a diet of protein shakes and...

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How To Crush Cravings All Day Long

January 31 2019

A tray of muffins in the work meeting. That tub of ice cream that stares you down every time you open the freezer. There’s nothing wrong with treating yourself once in a while – but with the insane amount of temptations most of us face on any given day, indulging in them all would mean...

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6 Common Causes Of Hot Flushes That Aren’t Menopause

January 30 2019

Here are some other reasons for hot flushes in women. You’re doing your thing, minding your own business, when you start to feel the heat. It’s like someone injected your skin with whatever comes in those little hand-warming gel packets. Hot flushes are annoying, and they can leave you with a pounding heart, flushed skin,...

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How To Get The Benefits Of Dairy When You’re Lactose Intolerant

January 29 2019

According to a dietitian. Yoghurt is associated with a range of health benefits, like bone and gut health, for example. It’s also a great source of protein and contains a range of micronutrients like iodine and Vitamin B12. But if you’re lactose intolerant, you might be wondering how you can still reap these benefits. Well, the...

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Recipe Of The Week: Balsamic Pork With Celeriac Mash

January 25 2019

Slow-cooking the onions in stock and balsamic makes a deliciously sweet sauce for this low-cal pork fillet without any added sugar. Image credit: Jeremy Simons 0:20 Prep | 2:10 Cook | 4 Servings | Easy   INGREDIENTS 700g pork scotch fillet roast, fat trimmed 2 red onions, thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2...

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Does Eating Less Really Make Your Stomach Shrink?

January 24 2019

Of course, said your mum, as she dutifully stuck to her diet of cottage cheese-filled rockmelon halves and cabbage soup. And though she might’ve been right about everything else, she was wrong about this one. We’ve all heard that thing about how cutting back on calories causes your appetite to reset. And how over time,...

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Surprising Sources of Vitamin C

January 23 2019

You will find that you can obtain this versatile nutrient from so many other sources aside from oranges and ascorbic acid tablets or capsules. Vitamin C is a very important nutrient. A water-soluble vitamin (excess amounts of it are flushed out of the body via the kidneys) and a powerful antioxidant, everyone knows that vitamin...

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Signs You’re Low on Vitamin B12

January 22 2019

The nutrients used to grow, maintain and repair our body come from the food we eat. But without enough of the right nutrients, such as in vitamin B12 deficiency, our health can be affected. Here are some signs to look out for: Numbness Do your hands, feet, or legs feel like they’re on “pins and...

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10 Simple Habits That Encourage Healthy Eating

January 17 2019

When it comes to deciding what to cook and eat, many of us can get overwhelmed quickly. Whether it’s on social media, television or even on food packaging itself, we’re constantly bombarded with complex and often conflicting advice about what we should be eating. But it doesn’t have to be this hard. Good food should...

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