Diet Soft Drinks – Are they better or WORSE?

Why you should ditch the diet soft drink for good 1. They still expand your waistline Daily users of diet soft drinks gain centimetres of belly fat, sometimes more than those drinking other beverages. If you thought diet soft drink was a healthy alternative to the regular, sugar-laden stuff, it might be time to reconsider. A 10-year study…

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What Meals Can We Make Out of These 200-calorie foods?

Here are some healthy meal options that you can make out of 200-calorie foods Meal 1: 57 grams of Brown Rice = 200 calories 185 grams of Tuna = 200 calories 147 grams of Broccoli = 50 calories 122 grams of Carrots = 50 calories 75 grams of Grapes = 50 calories Total = 550…

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What do 200-calorie foods look like?

Healthy   Unhealthy *Tip: Anything on the ‘healthy’ list can move toward ‘unhealthy’ simply by eating too much of it! Moderation is key. Pay close attention to the portion sizes of each equivalent food. *Images used from the calorific app. You can purchase this on iTunes.

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A Healthy Approach to Weight Management

By Aaron King Exercise Physiologist   What do we need to know to consider what is a ‘healthy’ approach? Nutrition gives us part of the story so it’s important to touch on, although physical activity is the main focus here. Michael Pollan’s book, “In Defense of Food” provides us with a small nugget of wisdom…

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Nutrition in the news

A high protein breakfast reduces evening snacking According to a new study, eating a breakfast rich in protein significantly improves appetite control and reduces unhealthy snacking on high-fat or high-sugar foods in the evening. The study, which consisted of 20 overweight or obese adolescent females, aged between 18-20 years, examined the impact of breakfast consumption…

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