Category: Vegetables

What does clean eating actually mean?

Eating, buying and cooking clean is about the pathway that the food has taken from its origin to your plate. The focus is on wholefoods that have been minimally processed, refined or handled, making them as close to their natural state as possible.   Here are five ways to clean up your diet today.  …
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March 12, 2016 1

7 diet tips for summer BBQ season

Simple swaps to make your summer BBQ a healthy one! Swap mayonnaise for mustard Avoid creamy salads made with mayonnaise that are high in fat and unwanted calories. Instead of mayo mixed through your BBQ favourites, potato salad and oleslaw, use some wholegrain mustard mixed with Greek yoghurt instead. It  will still be creamy and…
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December 17, 2015 0

Nutrition tips to live by

No matter how much exercise you do – you are what you eat. It’s what’s on the inside that counts. Up to 80 per cent of having a sustainable healthy body is due to good food choices. When you start to see the benefits of exercise, you’ll see this threefold combined with good nutrient-rich fresh foods.…
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November 19, 2015 0

7 easy ways to boost your metabolism

Do not skip meals You must eat every 3 to 4 hours. Eating regularly helps boost your metabolic rate as it has to work to digest, absorb and then use the nutrients from the food. Read: it burns fat. Or, the fancy term for this is “the thermic effect”. By eating the highest quality foods,…
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September 3, 2015 0

Cooking With Super Foods

Still clueless about what to do with chia seeds and spirulina? Try these simple recipes for a tasty nutrient-packed snack.   Liver-loving super juice makes 2 3 medium beetroots 1 apple 2 large carrots 2 large celery sticks 1/2 lemon 1 small knob ginger, skin removed 2 tsp acai berry powder 4 tsp green powder…
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August 20, 2015 0

All you need to know about High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure or otherwise known as Hypertension is a common disorder of the circulatory system, affecting around one in seven adult Australians and becoming more common with age. Older people may experience a change in their blood pressure pattern due to their arteries becoming more rigid (less elastic). The scary thing is, Hypertension usually…
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July 9, 2015 0

Healthy Food Swaps

As the weather gets cooler it gets awfully tempting to curl up on the couch and watch a movies with comfort foods at reach. These foods unfortunately, will leave you feeling not so great as spring rolls around. We’ve put together some easy food swaps to take into account – all of which will ward…
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June 15, 2015 0

Beat the winter bulge

Most of us fall subject to the dreaded winter weight gain. Those pesky 3 to 5 kilograms seem to spring up on us and need to be shifted as soon as the warmer months roll around. Here at Funlife we’re here to help you you reach your fitness goals, no matter what the weather is…
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June 2, 2015 0

Factual Wives Tales

Chicken soup to beat a cold We’ve all had a hot batch of soup cooked up for us when we’re faced with the common cold but as it turns out, there is some truth behind this ever so popular wives tale. It won’t exactly cure you of your illness but the symptoms are sure to…
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May 19, 2015 0

National Nutrition Month 2015

There’s no better time to kick unhealthy eating habits to the curb than National Nutrition Month. The annual eat-right campaign, which begins in March, comes right about the time many people’s New Year’s resolutions start falling to the wayside and is a reminder to maintain a wholesome diet and exercise regimen. Here are our tips for…
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March 3, 2015 0