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Myth Buster – Carbohydrates are fattening

No the answer is they are not! Is there a point or writing anymore? Since I love to talk why not… There are 3 types of macronutrients which our body makes use of: Carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Now these nutrients are primarily used for different roles in our body. You’ve heard the gym hunk talking […]

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Peanut butter – Friend or foe?

Who here loves peanut butter on toast? I do! I’m sure there are plenty of people out there who slaps peanut butter on toast and chucks it in their gob. It is amazing! But waittttttt! It’s fattening right? There are a lot of people out there who are completely against peanut butter and thinks that […]

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A clearance

How many of you have had ingredients chilling at the back of the fridge for ages? I know I have! If you are one who loves to buy food so frequently that you tend to neglect those poor foods left at the back then I have a great solution for you!!!! Firstly before we even […]

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Munchies before or after a workout ?

A lot of people ask the same question – ‘To lose fat do I eat before a workout or after?’  Now the most probable thing you guys must think is ‘Surely after a workout!’  But why think that?  Is it because you are consuming less ‘calories’ and working out on an empty stomach will shift […]

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Feel fresh, Look better

The majority of us want to look good, whether we are going to work, going out for dinner, skydiving (for selfies) or even trying to impress someone!  Being self conscious is a big part of everyday life for many of us because of all of these and more reasons. We want to feel and look […]

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Berrytastic!!

If you didn’t already know what I am going to talk about, well let me tell you….Berries!!! Berries are a fantastic source of food which can be added to a variety of dishes!  Not only do they enhance the flavour of food but pack a healthy punch of antioxidants and other nutrients.  Now in the […]

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Feed the brain

If you didn’t already know that the brain controls virtually every function in your body then you know now!  This amazing organ has a massive capacity to learn and retain information to put to good use.  The brain releases neurotransmitters (hormones which travel through the neural system) which influence other organs to secrete their hormones […]

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Avoid congesting the tunnels!

Yeah you think I’m talking about cars but unfortunately you’d be wrong!  As interesting as it is talking about traffic jams at 6 pm rush this sort of congestion is far more microscopic. I am actually going to ramble on about cardiovascular disorders, one in particular – atherosclerosis! Atherosclerosis (very hard to spell) is a […]

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Essential Mineral – Magnesium

We know that protein, fats and carbohydrates are important for our growth and development.  We also know that proteins help us build and repair muscles, fats a major constitute of our body and carbohydrates our main energy source.  However, we disregard our essential vitamins and minerals and pay no attention to them.  It’s like paying […]

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The sweet craving

Who hasn’t walked passed a bakery and eyed that tasty little cupcake in the window or that stunning chocolate gateaux with shavings on top?  It makes my mouth water just thinking about it!  But why do us humans love to eat sugary things, and why do they taste so amazing that we keep craving more […]

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