Category: diet and lifestyle blog

5 ways to end 2017 with a bang
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5 ways to end 2017 with a bang

Five ways to end your year with a bang with Herbex We’ve reached the end of another year and Herbex is ready to kick back and celebrate. But don’t let the festive season derail your weight-loss journey. Here are five ways Herbex will help you celebrate the holiday without denying yourself the accompanying treats:

by December 14, 2017December 18, 2017
Ditch the Dad Bod: 7 Tips to break through a weight-loss plateau
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Ditch the Dad Bod: 7 Tips to break through a weight-loss plateau

So you’ve hit the dreaded weight-loss plateau? Don’t worry, it’s perfectly natural. Since you’re eating fewer kilojoules than you used to, your metabolism has slowed down to conserve them. According to experts, as long as you stick with your workouts and healthy eating, you’ll typically start losing weight again after about three weeks.

by June 15, 2016November 1, 2017
10 Life-Changing Reasons to Drink More Water 
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10 Life-Changing Reasons to Drink More Water 

We all know that we should drink more water, but it’s often easier said than done, especially in winter. There really are some pretty legit reasons for making sure that you’re well hydrated, so read on… 1. You won’t feel so hungry When you’re trying to lose weight, the last thing you want to be...

by May 25, 2016November 1, 2017
8 Ways to winter-proof your workout
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8 Ways to winter-proof your workout

Let’s face it, hibernating isn’t going to burn you any kilojoules. Winter-proof your workout and your waistline this year with our 8 Ways to keep moving and get some fun indoor exercise ideas to boot. 1. Embrace the cold weather To stay motivated during winter you need to change your mind-set about the cold weather. Sure,...

by May 12, 2016November 1, 2017
6 Ways to stay healthy during the change of seasons
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6 Ways to stay healthy during the change of seasons

A change of season always seems to bring about a case of the sniffles, or worse – flu. That’s because your body undergoes changes as the seasons change. This could affect certain genes and hormones that impact not only on your immune system, but also on things like your insulin sensitivity and body weight. So...

by April 14, 2016November 1, 2017
When being overweight becomes a health problem
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When being overweight becomes a health problem

There are a lot of divided opinions on the concept of being ‘Fat but Fit’. It’s true that the body of an overweight person who exercises and eats healthily can function just as well as someone who’s at their target weight. But the reality is that over time, the more overweight and ultimately obese someone...

by April 6, 2016November 1, 2017
How to get rid of stubborn fat
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How to get rid of stubborn fat

We all have certain areas of our bodies that have a higher tendency to store fat, like the lower back, love handles, butt, hips, stomach, and thighs. And man, those areas seem to cling on to fat for dear life, no matter what you do. So if you’ve done the weight-loss work but those last...

by March 31, 2016November 1, 2017
7 Healthy packed lunch ideas for you and your man
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7 Healthy packed lunch ideas for you and your man

Let’s be honest, it’s NOT easy to stay motivated to pack healthy lunches for work. But the alternative – often something unhealthy from the lunch trolley, tuck shop or take-away around the corner – leaves a lot to be desired for your health and that of your man. So have a look at these 7...

by March 15, 2016November 1, 2017
Want a flat belly? Eat THIS for breakfast!
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Want a flat belly? Eat THIS for breakfast!

If your breakfast is sugary, fattening or worse – non-existent – then it’s time for a breakfast makeover. Getting a flat tummy is as much about what you avoid as it is about what you eat. To reduce bloating, the main foods to avoid are sugar, wheat and caffeine, as these are the ones most...

by March 9, 2016November 1, 2017
Want to lose weight? Forget about ‘working out’
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Want to lose weight? Forget about ‘working out’

We all know that feeling. After a hard day at work, the last thing you feel like doing is more work. So maybe it’s time to stop working out and rather do what works for you. By implementing a few simple things into your daily routine – and it really is simple – it’s possible...

by March 2, 2016November 1, 2017