Protein 101: Making healthier choices

Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, recover from a tough workout, feel more satiated at mealtime or simply maintain good health, eating adequate amounts of healthy sources of protein is important. MyFitnessPal gives us the low-down on Protein and shows how to select the right kind of proteins to fuel our bodies for good healt ..

How to Eat Healthy On A Budget

Who doesn’t want better health and more money in your pocket at the end of the day? Having the best of both worlds is possible when you know what food choices to make and how to stick to your plan (well, most of the time). We know it’s impossible to avoid the occasional packaged products, after all they are so con ..

The simple formula for eating healthy

The Atkins, Vegetarian, Paleo, Raw Food…. with so many dietary plans and formulas out there it can be confusing to know which one is right for you. But healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated or so far from your normal routine that it’s challenging to stick to. Following the rule of 5 will feed your bo ..

5 tricks to supercharge your metabolism

Drink enough water. Sounds simple, and something we all should be doing anyway. But did you know that not drinking enough water can slow your metabolism down by as much as 3%. Ensure you are getting around 8 glasses or 2 litres of water each day. If you sneak in the odd naughty slice of cake or sugary biscuits, try replacing on ..

7 quick and healthy breakfast ideas

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But unfortunately some options available to us can be loaded with refined sugar and empty calories. Instead, opt for nutritious but simple ways to fuel our bodies with the good stuff which gives us sustained energy throughout the morning. Try these 7 delicious low  ..

How to Stay Fit Over The Holidays

Holidays means we drop our usual routine and opt for parties, sunshine and relaxation. But that doesn't mean we should forget to look after our bodies. Here are some tips on keeping active, while also enjoying the holiday season. Fuel up before heading out If you don’t want to undo all your hard effort this year, then take a few ..

Get Juicing This Summer

So many of us are obsessed with the juicing craze right now, including celebrities. And why shouldn't you be, when they are jam-packed with fruit and veg to get you looking and feeling great. Especially as the weather warms up, it’s a perfect time to have some blended juices in the fridge ready to go, or even try freezing some to create  ..

Eating Clean: 20 Most Popular Snack Ideas

So many of us battle a hectic daily routine. The key to juggling a busy schedule is to maintain stable energy levels throughout the day. Snacking on nutritious food options will keep you fuelled up, but, unfortunately, the most easily accessible snacks are not always the healthiest! Packages of processed chips, crackers, and fruit snacks lurk b ..

7 Tasty Barbecue Ideas for Spring

As Spring fires up, so do the Barbecues! Love a good cook up. But we tend to reach for the steaks and sausages which aren’t always the best healthy choice. So what are some tasty alternatives? Well here are a few to get things going. Better than Beef - Beef is usually a staple when it comes to barbecuing, but no need to always s ..

How to move your body, even at a desk

We now know that sitting for long periods (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/_blog/Latest_Fitness_News/post/is-sitting-is-the-new-smoking/)can be harmful for our health. We also know that even if we exercise outside of work hours, it may not undo all the hours spent on our backsides. Yep, that's right. Our bodies are designed to move, and there  ..

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