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BEWARE: Top 15 Additives in Foods

1-methylcyclopropene This gas is pumped into crates of apples to stop them from producing ethylene, the natural hormone that ripens fruit. Commonly known as SmartFresh, this chemical preserves apples for up to a year and bananas up to a month. Sulphur dioxide serves the same purpose when sprayed on grapes. Artificial Colors Researchers in the […]

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Avoid That Dreaded Christmas Weight Gain

Avoid That Dreaded Christmas Weight Gain Losing the Christmas load isn’t easy. Here’s how to avoid piling it on in the first place.    A bite of a mince pie here, an extra helping of pudding there… It all seems so innocent at the time, But.. If you ate just one mince pie every day […]

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Battling Food Addiction

    Food addiction  is like any other addiction whether that be drug or alcohol addictions. Addicts feel the need to eat as a form of comfort or enjoyment. In return, the excess food causes weight gain and lowered self-esteem, which make you feel worse. so to feel good again we eat again, and so […]

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Superfoods: Black Rice

You already know that brown rice is a nutrition powerhouse compared to white rice.  But you can do even better.  Discover the benefits of black rice. Brown rice is rich in fiber, vitamin e compounds and cholesterol lowering antioxidants. Those benefits are all contained in the brown bran. What’s wrong with white rice? Brown rice […]

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6 Biggest Gym Beginner Mistakes

1. EGO LIFTING This is by far the biggest mistake i see in beginners and also in some regular gym goers. Trying to lift with your ego, letting all form go to ruin in the attempt to try and either outlift the person next to you or impress the opposite sex. Now this is mainly […]

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How many Calories do i need to eat if i want to lose/gain weight?

The first thing you need to know in your quest to lose/gain weight is your BMR– your energy expenditure at rest (the number of Calories you’d burn if you stayed in bed all day).Once you have this figure you can calculate how many calories your body requires to maintain its current weight using another formula. […]

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Healthy Recipes Part 21:Turkey and Broccoli Meatloaf

                Ingredients 500g 97% Fat Free Turkey Mince 150g Broccoli – Finely Chopped 150 Zucchini – Finely Chopped 1 onion – Finely Chopped 100g Quick Oats 3 Eggs 2 Gloves of Garlic Chopped 1/2 Cup of Water Pepper and Salt Directions Put Vegetables through a food processor and […]

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Your guidelines to be more productive in the gym

1. Leave your phone in your bag –  you are not that important and if your workout is important to you, you can live without your phone for 45 minutes i’m sure! 2. Turn up the tunes – Studies show listening to music while working out can help people workout harder. It will also keep […]

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Did you realise Peanuts are actually legumes?

While “nut” is in their name, peanuts are in fact legumes. Peanuts actually grow underground,as opposed to nuts like walnuts, almonds, etc. that grow on trees (and are sometimes referred to as “tree nuts”). Peanuts, along with various types of beans and peas, belong to the single plant family, Leguminosae. Legumes are edible seeds enclosed […]

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Tinned Tuna – making the right choice…. for our oceans sake…

Getting enough protein in your diet is critical if you want to maintain a lean physique and Tuna is one of the most readily available and cost effective sources that is a staple in most health concious peoples cubboards. But at what cost??? Canned tuna is the biggest selling seafood item in Australia(it’s  canned tuna […]

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