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What is a ‘Health Halo’ (and are my foods wearing one?)

Eating healthy shouldn't be complicated - but thanks to slick marketing & the rise of health halos - it certainly can be!  If you’re trying to eat healthier, you already know you should be including lots of fruit, vegetables, lean protein, and whole grains. But...

Fitness Fuel: What to Eat Before, During & After Your Workout

You’ve just finished your workout and you know you need to eat something. But what? Workout nutrition may seem rather complicated but it doesn’t have to be.  Here’s the latest on how to fuel your body before, during and after your workout so you can improve your...

Very Cherry Recovery Smoothie – Fitness Fuel

1 cup of non-dairy milk of choice 1 scoop vanilla protein powder of choice (unsweetened, less processed) 1 handful of fresh or frozen tart cherries (frozen will have a thicker consistency) 1-2 tbsp of chia seeds 1 handful of greens (spinach or baby kale work well...

Intermittent Fasting – What is it & will it help you lose weight?

Intermittent Fasting - a.k.a. IF or the 5:2 diet, has become increasingly popular - but what exactly is it - and will it help you lose weight? So - what is Intermittent Fasting? In a nutshell, intermittent fasting is just that: fasting intermittently. It's limiting...

Sleepy Time Cherry Smoothie

60ml of pure tart cherry juice, unsweetened (try Bickfords - available at Woolworths) 1 cup of coconut milk or almond milk ½ banana (frozen adds a bit more texture) 2-3 ice cubes Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Sip and enjoy a better night’s...

Exercise, Sleep & Your Waistline

Have you ever considered the effect of exercise & sleep on your waistline when it comes to your health? When it comes to managing your health and your weight, it’s no secret that exercise and sleep are huge factors. You know that exercise will help you burn off...

Matcha Energy Bites

Serves 6 (makes 12-18 bites) 1 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened 4 tbsp almond flour 1 tbsp matcha green tea 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup 1 tbsp coconut oil Instructions Add all ingredients into food processor and pulse until blended. Shape into 1-1.5" balls. Serve...

Green Tea vs. Black Tea – which is better?

Tea is said to be the most popular beverage in the world. It’s been consumed for thousands of years by millions, perhaps billions, of people. Tea has also been shown to have many health benefits. And some of these benefits are thought to be related to tea’s...

How to improve your Health Mindset

What is your health mindset? So much of health is all about habits and actions, but where do these all stem from? What if we don’t have to make as many changes as we think we do? What if there was one powerful thing that makes a lot of difference? That thing is...

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