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Pack some Nutrition by Planning Ahead

Monday, 21 April 2014
Preparation is the key to losing weight so you never get caught out without having healthy food options by your side. This will reduce the chances of you popping into fast food chains, Deli’s or Cafes for a ‘quick bite to eat’, or give in to the office vending machine, that could cost you hundreds of calories. So by planning ahead for you lunches and snacks will encourage you to stick to your new healthy eating plan less likely just to grab ‘anything’ to fill the hole. It is not a difficult task to prepare lunch, but it requires you to establish a new routine and do some preparation. Something your body and bank account will be grateful for.

Spinach, onion and feta quiche

Monday, 21 April 2014

This quiche combines spinach, onion and feta in a tasty, low-fat meal that can be fit into your diet plan. It’s crustless, but the flour makes a crispy outer edge that makes it less messy to serve and eat. Each serving has only 140 calories, with 5.5 grams of fat and 13.5 grams of carbs. It also has over 10 grams of protein, so it’s a great healthy choice when you want something warm and tasty this winter. It’s easy to make, and can be prepared and cooked in just 45 minutes. This recipe makes about 6 servings, so it’s a great healthy meal for the whole family to enjoy!

How to stop sugar cravings

Thursday, 17 April 2014
We all know how unbearable those cravings for chocolate, chips and cakes can be when we’re trying to lose weight. Here are some ways to pull that sweet tooth and stop sabotaging your weight loss efforts...

Crunchy kale chips

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Satisfy your chip craving without all the calories! These easy-to-make, surprisingly delicious kale chips are a great, unique snack to ward off that afternoon hunger, with only 66 calories per serve.

How to pick out fruit and vegetables

Monday, 14 April 2014

Do you know how to choose a good artichoke? What about cucumbers? Browsing the fruit and vegetable section can be confusing. The basic guiding principle is to look for fruits and vegetables that are brightly coloured, unwithered and without any obvious bruises, but there are a few more things you should know to make sure you’re getting the best produce. Here’s a simple guide to get your started on choosing the freshest, tastiest fruit and vegetables…

Sticking to your diet when eating out

Monday, 14 April 2014

Eating out at restaurants is something that a lot of people come to fear when they’re trying to lose weight. How can you control your calories when they serve up such large servings, with hidden oil and fat everywhere? It’s true, you do need to be cautious when eating out- restaurants notoriously enlarge portion sizes, and use a lot more oil and fatty ingredients than you would if you were cooking at home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the occasional dinner out. It just means you should be aware of the hidden fat traps, and make smart choices that fit in with your diet.

Here are some strategies you can use to enjoy your night out without blowing your diet plan… 

Vitamins - How many vitamins you should have

Sunday, 13 April 2014
Are you getting enough vitamins to maintain optimum health? Read on and see
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