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Jump yourself fit

Monday, 31 July 2017
Jumping rope isn’t just for kids- it can also be a great addition to your fitness routine, helping you to build balance, speed, agility and coordination while you lose weight.

Homemade granola bars

Thursday, 23 June 2016
Make your own tasty and filling granola bars, with just 112 calories each. This recipe is good for adding, removing and substituting different ingredients, so you can play around and customise it to suit your tastes and preferences!


Whip up a big batch and keep them for when you need a healthy, no-fuss snack…

10 habits of healthy people

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Developing healthy habits in your everyday life is the best way to reach and maintain your ideal weight. Here are some of the habits of slim, healthy people…

Green light for the Veggie diet in reducing Cancer risk

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Meat eaters are more likely than vegetarians to develop cancer, according to a study by Warwick University. 61,000 people, meat eaters and vegetarians, were followed for more than 12 years. The researchers found that meat eaters have more than triple the amount of cancer diagnosis than vegetarians.

Filling Fibre

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Fibre is an important nutrient in our diet but many of us are not consuming enough. While fibre is present in many foods, it may not be in high quantities. Fibre benefits our digestive health, can lower cholesterol and keep us fuller for longer. A lack of fibre in our diet can lead to an increased risk of some cancers and heart disease.

Avocado, pickled ginger and tofu soba-noodle salad

Tuesday, 7 October 2014
This soba-noodle salad is light and refreshing, with clean Japanese flavors. It takes just minutes to prepare, using pre-marinated tofu available from supermarkets.

Eat Low Fat Yogurt For Weight Loss and A Flatter Stomach

Tuesday, 7 October 2014
In recent weeks we’ve looked at why you should add coconut oil, dark chocolate, and wholemeal bread to your diet for optimal weight loss. Here’s another power food to put in your arsenal: low fat yogurt.

Zucchini parmesan bites

Thursday, 2 October 2014

A yummy snack or starter with just 51 calories! Perfect for when you’re entertaining, or just whenever you need a little delicious appetiser to start off your meal.

What you’ll need

  • 1 cup sliced zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
  • Butter or margarine spray
  • Not-stick cooking spray

(This recipe makes one serve)

Directions:

  1. Cover a baking tray with tin foil and coat with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Spread the zucchini slices out evenly on the tray and give them a little spritz with the butter spray.
  3. Sprinkle the cheese over them.
  4. Put in the oven for a few minutes until the cheese starts to brown lightly.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Eat less meat, lose more weight

Thursday, 2 October 2014
You don’t have to give up meat completely- but cutting down on your weekly intake can help your weight loss efforts. Many nutritionists suggest having at least one meat-free day a week. This helps you to consume less saturated fat and less cholesterol, and keep your calorie total low.
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