Category: diet and lifestyle blog

How being in love benefits your health
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How being in love benefits your health

It’s not just butterflies and sweaty palms… In celebration of the Month of Love, we look at some of the wonderful ways in which that lovin’ feeling affects our bodies and our health!

by February 4, 2016November 1, 2017
7 Secrets to becoming a runner
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7 Secrets to becoming a runner

There are so many benefits of running. Besides being a great way to lose weight, the health benefits are endless. But for many of us, the thought of taking those first steps is incredibly daunting. We look at other runners and think, “I’m not made to run, I’ll never be able to do that /...

by January 14, 2016November 1, 2017
Turn New Year’s resolutions into year-long achievements
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Turn New Year’s resolutions into year-long achievements

New Year = New Resolutions. For many, it’s to be fitter, thinner or healthier. But let’s face it, most of us probably won’t last for more than a few months. Making New Year’s resolutions is great – but it’s also the easy part, and you won’t ever see results if you give up too soon....

by January 6, 2016November 1, 2017
Detoxing for the New Year – mind, body and soul
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Detoxing for the New Year – mind, body and soul

Instead of waiting for the New Year to get rid of all the Festive Season toxins, why not START the New Year cleansed, energised and revitalised? Try these easy mind, body and soul detox tips: Mind Cleanse Detoxing the mind by getting rid of negative thoughts and perceptions can take weight off your whole being....

by December 10, 2015November 1, 2017
8 Signs that you’re on track to reach your ideal weight
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8 Signs that you’re on track to reach your ideal weight

Your weight-loss journey is always going to be a series of ups and downs. Some days you’ll do better than others, and some days you’ll feel like all your hard work is for nothing. It’s on days like those that you need a little perspective, so here are some signs that you’re doing great (even...

by December 2, 2015November 1, 2017
8 Healthy Habits of Successful Slimmers
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8 Healthy Habits of Successful Slimmers

Whether it’s healthy or unhealthy, a habit is something you do without having to think about it. Instead of relying on willpower, people who succeed at weight-loss have learned to turn healthy eating into a habit. Here’s how:

by November 18, 2015November 1, 2017
5 Ways to manage diabetes with a healthy lifestyle
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5 Ways to manage diabetes with a healthy lifestyle

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can be very overwhelming. However, with some careful lifestyle changes many diabetics can learn how to control their diabetes, and possibly even reduce their need for medication. In order to control diabetes, you need commitment and consistency in terms of diet, exercise and weight control. Here are 5 key...

by November 11, 2015November 1, 2017
The benefits of toning your body
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The benefits of toning your body

Toning your body has more benefits than simply making you look good around the pool (although we love that too!) Toning can also help your posture, give you more confidence and even give you more energy. But the benefits don’t stop there. Instead of making you ‘bulky’ like many women fear, having lean, toned muscles...

by October 14, 2015November 1, 2017
8 Detox foods already in your kitchen
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8 Detox foods already in your kitchen

A detox is a great way to kick your metabolism into gear and give your body that extra boost it needs to get ready for summer. Luckily, getting rid of harmful toxins and free radicals doesn’t need to break the bank – simply use the detox foods you’ve already got in your kitchen, and follow...

by October 7, 2015November 1, 2017
5 healthy snacks to survive the Rugby World Cup
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5 healthy snacks to survive the Rugby World Cup

Watching the Rugby World Cup is stressful business. Getting engrossed in the game means we often don’t realise what, and how much, we’re mindlessly shoving into our mouths. And let’s be honest, stress eating your way through 80 minutes of play will wreak havoc with even the best healthy eating intentions. So rather pass on...

by September 30, 2015November 1, 2017