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MaxiNutrition Protein Milk Review

By: | 5 Comments | On: August 7, 2013 | Category : Drink, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews

MaxiNutrition Review

Protein is an important building block in the body, and if you’re working out then you’re protein needs will be increased. This is because exercise increases protein turn-over, i.e. the rate at which your body breaks down protein (catabolism) and rebuilds it (protein synthesis). Protein requirements range from 0.8-2g/Kg of...

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Purition – Product Review & Discount Code!

By: | 173 Comments | On: August 7, 2013 | Category : Competitions, Discount Codes, Drink, Fat, Fibre, Food, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews

Purition Review

If you’re familiar with my blog then you’ll know that I’m a big fan of discovering new, healthy and ‘clean’ products. By this, I mean products that are as natural as they can be, with out any added ‘rubbish’ that we just don’t need!   Introducing Purition, the producers of 100% natural, low...

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Almond Snack Challenge!

By: | 5 Comments | On: July 4, 2013 | Category : Fat, Fibre, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Snacking, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Almonds

I love almonds, and was delighted to hear that California Almonds have launched a ‘Snack Happy Challenge’ to get people to snack healthier by having 30g of almonds (about 23) a day, for 21 days - just use #snackhappy on twitter to join in! After 21 days if you’re feeling the benefits then why not carry...

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Quark.. The Guilt-Free Ingredient!

By: | 14 Comments | On: June 14, 2013 | Category : Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Weight Loss

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Have you heard of Quark before? I first ‘discovered’ Quark about a year ago in my local super-market and had wondered why there was only one brand on the market (you could quite easily miss it amongst of all of the cottage cheeses, cream cheeses and hard cheeses!). Quark is a...

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10 Healthy Diet Swaps you NEED to do!

By: | 2 Comments | On: June 6, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Shopping Tips, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

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I was quoted in Women & Home Magazine (April 2013) talking about how to eat healthier through simple rules, tweaks and swaps that will boost your health quickly, easily and without a total life overhaul! So read on to see if any of these healthy tips can help with your diet! Mix...

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How to Choose a Healthy Yoghurt

By: | 31 Comments | On: June 2, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Snacking, Sport, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

how to choose a healthy yoghurt

I love yoghurt, and I eat it at least once a day – no matter what the season! I get asked though a lot of questions about yoghurt (how to pick out the healthy pots from the less than healthy ones) and so I thought I’d try to help out!  ...

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Healthy Snack Ideas!

By: | 26 Comments | On: May 24, 2013 | Category : Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Snacking, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance

Apple Almonds

Most of us get ‘peckish’ at some point in the day, and if you’re sure that it’s true stomach hunger (and not just head hunger – see my how to beat food cravings as well as how to stop over eating blog posts for that!) then a healthy snack is...

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What to Eat & Drink Before & After Exercise

By: | 11 Comments | On: May 20, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Fitness, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Sport, Weight Maintenance

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I’m currently training for my first 5K adventure race in June (the Zest Challenge!), which has inspired this mini series of blog posts in which I’ll be covering everything; from what to wear, to how to train (thanks to a few personal trainers!). In this post though I’ll be giving...

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Viva High Protein & Sativa Vegan Shake Review & Discount Code!

By: | 195 Comments | On: May 13, 2013 | Category : Competitions, Discount Codes, Drink, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews

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Sativa Shakes are a relatively new company to the ‘protein market’ but they have seriously got things right! The Viva High Protein shakes are a blend of plant proteins: pea, soy, hemp and brown rice protein and are flavoured with stevia; a natural sweetener (check out my blog about sweeteners...

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Chia Seeds .. The Ultimate Running Food?!

By: | 11 Comments | On: May 10, 2013 | Category : Fat, Fibre, Food, Hydration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Sport, Well Being

Chia Seeds

So what’s the big deal about Chia Seeds I hear you ask! Well, I personally like to use chia seeds to add extra nutrients as well as texture to a recipe (check-out my over-night oats, summer green smoothie or chocolate chia pudding!), however the seeds were originally known as a ‘running food’. Chia means “strength” in the Aztec...

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