Archive Monthly Archives: October 2017

Have We Been Sold The Olive Oil Dream?

Have We Been Sold The Olive Oil Dream?

Commercial olive oil, the kind you find lining your local supermarket shelves, is probably not what you think it is. It’s not as pure as it should be and is probably mixed with other cheaper oils, like sunflower seed oil, as well as colorants and preservatives. The olive oil industry, like so many other foods, […]

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Are We Really What We Eat?

are we really what we eat?

Are we really what we eat? There is a lot of focus on eating well and working out to lose weight, remain slim, be healthier etc. But there’s a whole lot more to the picture than being able to fit into your skinny jeans, or run a half marathon. While those are amazing achievements, especially […]

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Intermittent Fasting For Fitness (and Health)

Intermittent Fasting For Fitness (and Health)

Intermittent Fasting For Fitness (and Health) Breakfast is the most important meal of the day Eat every few hours to keep your metabolism going Have a healthy snack between meals to lose weight I bet you’ve all heard these before, right? But is there any truth or helpful advice in there? NO! You can exercise […]

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Focusing Only On Upper Or Lower Abs? You’re Doing It All Wrong!

focusing only on upper or lower abs?

Have you been focusing only on upper or lower abs? You’re doing it all wrong! It’s pretty controversial in the fitness world; especially amongst some celebrity trainers who promise the holy grail of ‘toned lower abs’ to get that six-pack look. But I’m sorry to say that I need to bust a few myths that […]

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Can Wine Be Part Of My Healthy Lifestyle?

Can Wine Be Part Of My Healthy Lifestyle?

Can wine be part of my healthy lifestyle? Yes… with some side notes In my 20s, I was more of a mixed drink kind of girl. There were a few sweet white wines that I would drink but red wine was out of the question. It was just so sharp and I didn’t have the […]

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What You Don’t Want To Know (But Definitely Should) About Diabetes

What You Don’t Want To Know (But Definitely Should) About Diabetes

The science bit  I feel it’s really important to understand what goes on in our own bodies, especially when it comes to what we eat and how that affects us. So here is a rundown of what diabetes is, so you don’t have any excuse now! The cells in our bodies need fuel for energy. […]

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