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healthy snacks

Healthy Lifestyle
June 8, 2017

Healthy alternatives to your favourite treats

Don’t stop it, swap it! Eating a healthy, balanced diet is one of the cornerstones of healthy living. It helps to maintain your waistline and overall well-being. Yet, for someone who wants to start eating better, it can be hard to commit to. Making extreme changes, going cold turkey and cutting out all the “happiness” that certain foods bring is not only tough, but also sets you up for failure. The good news, however, is that there is a solution, and it’s simple: swap out unhealthy choices for healthy ones. In other words, don’t STOP it, SWAP it. Making small…
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Food & nutrition
September 7, 2016

Demons in your snack-cupboard

“I’m eating three balanced meals a day, but I’m still putting on weight! Why?” If you identify with this cry for help, the answer could lie in your snack cupboard! You’ve given up sugar, you’re eating 3 healthy meals a day and you’re exercising regularly - but instead of dropping a pant-size, you’ve gained weight! You could be picking up a bunch of extra calories without even noticing it, and the culprits are often snacks. Unconscious eating If you ate an whole bar of chocolate at 11am this morning with your morning coffee, you’d definitely remember it! But a handful…
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Food & nutrition
April 27, 2016

Personalised trail mix!

We all know that healthy snacking is an important cornerstone of health. Whether you are an avid trail runner or enjoy an easy hike, trail mix is a great option. But those measly packets of nuts, raisins and seeds don’t come cheap, so why not just make up your own? (more…)
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Food & nutrition
January 15, 2014

Healthy lunch box ideas for back-to-school kids

Early mornings are busy in most households and the temptation is there to just give kids tuck-shop money. In truth though, it only takes 5 minutes to pack a healthy and nutritious lunch that will keep them full throughout the day, help them concentrate during class and give them the energy they need for sports and extra-mural activities. (more…)
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