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Is Stress Ruining Your Health?…Or is your Health Making you Stressed? [Tips and Ideas!]

Stress is something we all face on a daily basis, but for many Australians, it is ruining our health and happiness. Many health complaints are related to stress, but at the same time, a recent study by the Australian Psychological Society, 40% of Australians report being stressed trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle! So it’s […]

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Seven Fad Diets you Definitely Shouldn’t Try!

Dieting is considered a dirty word, and we can thank some of these dangerous dieting techniques that have adversely affected people’s health over the years. They are truly awful!   1 – Beverly Hills Diet: An extreme diet which only allows you to eat fruits over the first few days. Yes, for a while there, […]

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10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism!

Get your metabolism fired up with these simple changes to your eating and exercise habits. By taking care of yourself and helping your body to function efficiently, you can burn more fat, more quickly. Weight Training for the win! via GIPHY Many people shy away from strength training for fear of bulking up- but working […]

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7 Fat-Burning Foods to Give Your Metabolism a Boost!

Ok, we’ll be honest, there’s no “magic” weight loss food. But there are foods you can add to your diet plan that will help give your metabolism a boost, allowing you to burn more fat, more quickly. Give some of these a try! 1 – Berries and more berries! Fibre is an essential diet weapon- it […]

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Go Nuts About Nuts: The Health Benefits of Nature’s Perfect Snacks!

Nuts are a great addition to any healthy eating plan. Full of healthy fats, dietary fiber, amino acids, plant sterols and a range of essential vitamins and minerals, nuts are some of the most nutrient dense foods, and just a small handful can give you a great range of health benefits. In fact, recent studies […]

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Why follow a meal plan?

When you think about a diet, do you think about eating as little as possible? If the answer is yes, then you’re sadly mistaken! Losing weight is difficult, but if you follow a meal plan the chances of a success are increased dramatically. With meal plans, you will see that a well-balanced diet includes three meals […]

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Want to Lose Weight For Good? 6 Strategies For Long Term Weight Loss

  Ever lace up your running shoes the first week of January, focused and determined for fitness domination?  You march out the door like a new warrior-version of your past self, ready to finally break bad habits once and for all? Weeks go by, and maybe you even lose a few kilos along the way…but […]

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How many calories should I eat per day to lose weight?

One frequent question while starting a new diet to manage weight is how many calories per day are necessary to stay healthy? It’s a valid question – but the answer could be as unique as your genetic makeup. It doesn’t help that a lot of people are confused about calories and too intimidated or frustrated […]

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The Best Way to Lose Weight for Every Body Type

When it comes to the best way to lose weight and keep it off, you have to be willing to make a commitment to a new lifestyle. Once you resign yourself to the fact that you are adopting a lifestyle that involves making healthier choices, you can safely and effectively manage your weight. Losing weight […]

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Animal Vs. Vegetable Protein: Which Is Healthier

When most people think of protein, products such as meat, eggs, and fish come to mind. Many don’t realize that you can get protein from vegetables as well. But these proteins are not built alike: below we’ll attempt to shed some light on the difference between the two so you can make the right choices […]

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