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Eating healthy & often
All the latest studies are proving what we’ve known all along…eating smaller meals, more often will help you lose weight and be healthier by keeping your metabolism working faster. That burns calories. It’s why we’ve carefully chosen the world’s best all-natural Super Foods and packed them into our delicious, nutrient dense, high fibre Super Food Bars that are literally bursting with sustained energy, antioxidants and essential vitamins and minerals.

Butter V Margarine : good fat, bad fat?

Butter V Margarine : good fat, bad fat?

From a health perspective, until very recently, butter was deemed as “the bad fat” and margarine as “the good fat.” The National Heart Foundation awarded some margarines with their approved “Health Tick” but in October 2016 the Heart Foundation removed...

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Love your liver

Love your liver

Here we are post Dry July. Congratulations to those who participated in abstaining from drinking alcohol for a month. You raised funds for a worthy cause and metaphorically, you took your liver on a month’s holiday to Fiji. That’s the...

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4 Healing Foods To Get You Through Winter

4 Healing Foods To Get You Through Winter

4 Healing Food’s To Get You Through Winter Sometimes finding the nutrients you need to stay healthy, can be found right under your nose. That’s right, challenge yourself this winter to an all-natural vitamin boost with the foods you eat,...

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Dry July - But What Next?

Dry July - But What Next?

The benefits of not consuming alcohol for a month are many and well documented, but after your 21 days of abstinence, what should you do next? Terry Herbert has some practical suggestions and reasons why…

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Calories and Kilojoules -Why You Need Them

Calories and Kilojoules -Why You Need Them

Calories and Kilojoules -Why You Need Them It can get really confusing when people say calories, but in New Zealand and Australia, we say kilojoules. Quite simply, these are measurements of food energy levels. They are both one and the...

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Seasons Greetings!

Seasons Greetings!

The warm weather is finally with us and as thoughts turn to Christmas, holidays and relaxing with friends and family there is no better way of sharing those times than enjoying the simple pleasure of food! Here are a couple...

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Are Supplements Necessary?

Are Supplements Necessary?

Are Supplements Necessary?Sports nutrition supplements should never take the place of good-quality foods that provide a range of nutrients. Wholefoods and their nutrients work synergistically within the body to provide a number of benefits that out-weigh those of supplements. E.g....

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What is the Window of Opportunity?

What is the Window of Opportunity?

The window of opportunity is the time immediately following exercise when your body is primed to digest and utilise key nutrients to support an efficient recovery. Ensuring an optimal recovery involves refuelling, repairing and rehydrating, all of which needs to...

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Trust your gut

Trust your gut

Why Probiotics are so important for your health. Our bodies are full of bacteria both good and bad. Some scientists have put the ratio of microbial cells outnumbering human cells by 10:1. We prefer to err on the side of...

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High Performance fuel On the Run

High Performance fuel On the Run

Athletes have much higher energy and nutrient requirements because they are not only feeding their bodies to perform in everyday life, but they are also fuelling their bodies to perform in their chosen sporting arena.  To perform optimally, athletes need...

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Paleo in a nut shell

Paleo in a nut shell

Eating Paleo is all about eating the way our body was designed to eat. The human has been evolving for nigh on two million years. Before we became agrarian or cultivated the land (which afterall was only a blink in...

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Most of us are ignorant of our Gluten intolerance

Most of us are ignorant of our Gluten intolerance

Why pure, Gluten Free ingredients from 100% naturally sourced productsare so important. More than 55 diseases have been linked to gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. It's estimated that 99% of the people who have either gluten...

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