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What are Carbs?

When a lot of people think about carbohydrates they think things like bread, pasta, potatoes and associate them as bad foods and weight gain, unhealthy etc Actually the opposite is true! Most of our energy comes from carbohydrates. Our bodies need carbs to function. Especially our brain! What is important in regard to carbs is […]

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What is food exactly?

Let’s start with the basics. What is food? Food contains energy, or technically, chemical bonds that when broken are used to create fuel for our cellls. Food contains much more than just calories, it contains micronutrients, macronutrients, phytochemicals, zoochemicals, fibre, water and also probably many things that haven’t even been discovered yet! All of these […]

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Getting back on track

How do you get back on track when you’ve fallen off the wagon? This time of year is a tricky one. On one hand a lot of people are spurred on by the Resolutions they made at New Years, on the other, many people find the thought of work, routine and the end of the […]

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Christmas Holiday Balance Guide

Christmas is a time to enjoy friends, family, food and have fun. I am certainly not here to tell you otherwise! Anyone who knows me knows I love food and I am definitely not one to skip on dessert BUT Chirstmas can be a time where the regular balance goes out the window. Firstly, remember […]

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My Favourite Banana Bread

Sweet tooths behold! My Banana Bread recipe is here! Like all of the recipes I use, it has been adapted from many I have tried before and tweaked to my personal preferences. I cook up a loaf or muffins most weekends to have with my daily cuppa. Its great just warmed in the microwave or […]

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Chocolate Brownies

Let me start  by saying I have a massive sweet tooth. If its sweet I’ll eat it. So you can imagine I prefer to find and make things that are sweet, but also OK on the health front and not packed full of sugar, that I can have regularly to keep my sweet cravings happy. […]

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Protein Powder. Should you take it? Should you not take it? The question women want answered!

Should you take it? Should you not take it? That is the question that plagues many women getting into a fitness routine. The common perception is that protein powders are for the guys and that they will just make you bulky and bigger (this is also a common perception around weight training as well but […]

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Its Wine O’Clock

I popped up a little post up for my Mini Challenge ladies over the weekend regarding wine. I know a lot of people love a glass or 2 but how many of you actually know how many calories are in your glass? I’ve got a little comparison chart below for you based on calories only. […]

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Why you may not be losing weight

We have the Wonderful Emma from Smart Analysis (Look her up here) in our studio next week to kick off our next 8 Week Challenge and I thought this would be a FABULOUS time to give you guys a run down on body composition! So, we’ve all weighed ourselves right! Maybe the scales were kind that […]

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Love raw treats? Love chocolate? Read below!

I LOVE a good Protein Ball or Raw Treat. They taste AMAZING! I also LOVE a bit of chocolate.   So, which is better for you??   Now I am sure you said the Protein Ball right? Well that depends. Am I choosing it because I think its healthier, that it will help keep me […]

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