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25
12
2017

A dietitian's advice on flexible dieting

  While flexible dieting has become a buzz word du jour, but what does flexible dieting mean when it comes to macros and calories? We asked accredited practising dietitian and founder of Bites for Health for her expert insight.    Macros v calories Counting macronutrients rather than calories can en...

20
12
2017

Your Christmas Day feasting game plan

  Prep yourself this Christmas with our extensive game plan that will see you enjoying the festivities without the guilt. Stephanie Osfield writes.   Christmas dinner is one of the biggest culinary deals of the year. If you only had to navigate that one day, things would be sweet – but it’s the drin...

19
12
2017

5 health benefits of macadamias

  Macadamias are a rich source of monounsaturated (omega-3) fatty acids and come with a host of health benefits in just one handful. Whether you eat them as a snack or use them in a recipe for added crunch, here are five reasons why you need this healthy tree nut in your diet and two delicious recip...

25
11
2017

Chocolate mint smoothie recipe

Get your protein fix with this chocolate mint smoothie courtesy of our friends at Activated Nutrients.  Ingredients (makes one smoothie) 1 scoop Activated Nutrients Daily Protein Raw Cacao 1 ripe banana 2 tbsp cacao powder 1 cup milk of choice (almond, soy, dairy, etc.) ½ cup frozen blueberries 10 m...

17
11
2017

8 post-workout meal ideas

  Studies show that proper nutrient timing can benefit workout recovery, muscle growth, athletic potential and body composition. Here, accredited sports dietitian, Jessica Spendlove shares her top post-workout meals.     Breakfast Poached eggs with grilled ham off the bone, avocado and two slices of...