November 20, 2019

3 Flame-grill recipes to level-up your braai game

Braai season is here. Your braai meat staples are ready, but how about throwing in some new dishes into the mix?
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Food & nutritionWeight Loss
April 8, 2019

Food combinations that boost weight loss

Burgers and chips, waffles and ice-cream and pancakes and cream. These are some iconic food combos that we know and love. Sadly, they also pack on the kilos. Don’t worry though, if you ditch them, you can still pair your foods by choosing more nutritious options.
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August 10, 2018

5 mouth-watering biltong recipes

If you’re looking for a chewy and flavourful snack on the go, search no further than a South African favourite: biltong. Besides being delicious, biltong is lower in calories, and higher in nutritional value than other snacks like chips or chocolates. It has protein, is low in carbohydrates and fat, and is naturally gluten-free. It also has a reasonable amount of Vitamin B-12, which helps with healthy nerve cells and blood. What’s more; it can easily be taken to work or school as a snack. But don't limit yourself to snacking on this meaty treat: its rich taste makes biltong…
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March 7, 2018

Kick-start your day with these power proteins

Tired of slurping a bowl of cereal and cold milk before setting off to work or college? Adding a protein punch to your breakfast might just be what you need to give yourself an extra dose of energy, shake up your first meal of the day.  What’s more; starting your day with protein will keep you fuller for longer and help you eat less. Here are three swaps for your usual breakfast to get you started. Strawberry chocolate overnight oats This twist on your usual oats gives you a protein kick, as well your fill of fibre and healthy fats…
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
November 28, 2013

3 Foods to avoid before training

If you work out regularly and are following (or trying to follow) a strict diet, you’ll know which foods you should be eating before working out, and these will probably include: low fat, low fibre and moderate carbohydrate foods. You know, the right balance to help energise your workout and enable you to push that extra mile. But what about foods you should avoid before training? Reaching for the wrong snack pre-workout could leave you running for the toilet, or reaching for a pack of antacids – both of which are more than likely going to cut your workout short.…
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