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Healthy Foods, Diet & Recipes

There are many reasons why eating healthy food is a great option for your health and well being. Here are three main reasons that will help remind you that eating healthy foods is the best choice to make for your diet, to provide the necessary nutrients that your body needs to create new cells, clean toxins, and to just function every day! Eating healthy food can help prevent future diseases such as diabetes and cancer.

A healthy lifestyle has both short and long term health benefits. Long term, eating a balanced diet, taking regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight can add years to your life and reduce the risk of certain diseases including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and obesity.

Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Combined with physical activity, your diet can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases and promote your overall health.

How To: Relax Your Way To Success 

How To: Relax Your Way To Success 

If you speak with “highly productive” and successful individuals (or are on your way to becoming more of one yourself), a common denominator is a high work ethic, determination and mental discipline.  Too often these days however the sacrifice by those achieving or seeking this type of success is either a compromise of personal life… Continue Reading

Spring Clean Your Body

Spring Clean Your Body

The days are getting longer, the sun is getting warmer – Most of us have a habit of over indulging over winter – eating unhealthy options, exercising less regularly and hiding under winter woollies. But spring has sprung, so VP of Education and Nutrition at Atkins Nutritionals, Colette Heimowitz, explains how to shake off the… Continue Reading

CAULI COTTAGE PIE

CAULI COTTAGE PIE

If you have heard of the ketogenic diet you are in the right place. Boil or steam cauliflower until soft. Remove and mash with 1 teaspoon of butter. Season with salt and pepper and set aside In a hot frying pan, add 1 teaspoon of butter and diced onion, diced celery and carrot Soften then… Continue Reading

Turnips Are So Good For You

Turnips Are So Good For You

The humble Turnip (Brassica rapa L.) are among the most commonly grown and widely adapted root crops. They belong within the broad Brassicaceae family which are cruciferous vegetables along with broccoli, collards, kale, and Brussels sprouts. Turnips grow wild in Siberia. The ancient Greeks and Romans prized them highly. Turnip was a staple crop for… Continue Reading

Atkins & Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss

Atkins & Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss

Atkins & Ketogenic Diet. Choosing the right diet for LONG-TERM weight loss. With spring just around the corner, and plenty of media hype around cutting carbs right now, it’s time to consider – and compare – two of the highest profile eating plans: the Atkins Nutritional Approach and the ketogenic diet. While both programs advocate… Continue Reading

Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet

There has been a renewed interest in low carbohydrate, high fat (LCHF) diets in recent years, and amongst the variations of these is the ketogenic diet (KD). What Is A Ketogenic Diet?                      A KD eating pattern is very low in carbohydrates and moderate in protein, meaning a high percentage of total energy (kilojoule) intake comes… Continue Reading

Is Snacking On The Job Derailing Your Healthy Eating Habits?

Is Snacking On The Job Derailing Your Healthy Eating Habits?

The slump when the chocolate calls your name. Colleagues’ birthday celebrations with cake. Friday afternoon drinks and nibbles. Vending machine temptations. Stress snacking before a deadline.  There are so many snack temptations in the office which can be a minefield for the war on your waistline. Is snacking on the job derailing your healthy eating habits? More… Continue Reading

Your Bridal Body Begins Now

Your Bridal Body Begins Now

Spring wedding on the way? Saying ‘I do’ in summer? It may be mid-winter now but summer bodies are made in winter – and so are wedding-day waistlines. With a few months to go before the big day, now is the ideal time to devise an effective eating plan to shed kilos, maintain your weight,… Continue Reading

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