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Quick and easy suppers

Food can be a bit of a bore if we stick to the same routine, and even more of a bore if you’re trying to stick to a healthy diet and aren’t sure how to add variety and taste. Here are 3 quick easy and delicious meals you can make which are filled with taste and nutrients.


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Healthy eating at a glance

Do you find that you have packed on more weight since the holidays? Having a hard time getting started with your healthy New Year’s resolutions? This time of the year has always proved to be a huge challenge for most of us. Fear not has great ideas on healthy eating to improve your lifestyle for keeps, all laid out in a series of easy to reference illustrated diagrams.


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Reduce salt in your diet

Hence we are  a nation(not to point fingers at anyone)that is bit more liberal than many when it comes to salt, this puts many of us at higher risk of strokes and heart disease. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, if we decrease our salt intake to 5 grams per day, we reduce our risk of heart disease by up to 80%. This means decreasing our salt intake in foods such as bread, margarine, butter, stock cubes, soup powders, flavourings, spices, breakfast cereals and convenient snacks that are all big culprits.


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Alternative to fizzy drinks

Are you that fizzy drink lover, who gulps two or maybe four or so in a day? Well stop. These drinks may be very tasty, but there is a big downside to these sugary drinks - obesity, excessive fat around the waist, low levels of good cholesterol, and high blood pressure.


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25 Healthy Snack Ideas


It’s difficult to keep away from snacking between meals throughout the day, but the good news is the right kind of snacking can actually be the best way to keep the cravings away, rev up your energy, and keep your metabolism moving. Preferably, your snacks should be something that offers a complex carbohydrate and a source of protein to keep you feeling sustained throughout the day.


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Skim Milk Vs Full cream Milk.

The choice is up to you whether you prefer Skim or Whole Milk, but with recent revelations it has dawned on doctors and nutritionists that skim milk may not be the best choice for us after all. They further state that drinking whole milk actually improves cholesterol levels, just not as much as drinking skim does. Studies have also founded that drinking whole milk after lifting weights boosted muscle protein synthesis, an indicator of muscle growth, 2.8 times more than drinking skim did.


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3 Yummy Low Carb Omelettes

Are there times when you either eat out or at home and you crave a scrumptious omelette? Like many people, you probably don’t indulge your craving from fear of packing on the pounds because of the extra bits that come with making an omelette. Fear not, because here are a few fat-burning omelettes for your summer tune-up.


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9 Veggies to ward off spring allergies

Spring has sprung! It’s getting nice and hot, and you’re breaking out the warm weather gear. What’s not so nice is how all those pretty flowers and growing trees crank up your allergies. Fear not, here are nine nutritional powerhouse, spring vegetables that will provide the highest levels of vitamin K,and iron, to name a few, that ward off allergies.


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Flu-fighting healthy Smoothies

Are you looking for an immune boosting smoothie that will not pack on the pounds? Try these 4 smoothie suggestions that are filled with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Not only do these smoothies taste delicious but they’ll help boost your immune system to beat that pesky flu.

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