Did someone say FOOD?

You know those people that have a really GOOD relationship with food? You know who I am talking about! Those rare beings that eat when they are hungry, enjoy a fabulous burger and chips and then go back to “normal” eating afterwards without a second thought, and who genuinely don’t have any ISSUES with food?  Sadly I […]

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Your mom was RIGHT about sunscreen! – Sponsored Post

I overheard the most fascinating conversation at Boot Camp last week while we were doing what seemed like an alarming number of dumbbell squats. One of my fellow campers was telling us all about her recent visit to a dermatologist for help with anti-ageing and pigmentation – something that apparently makes her feel incredibly self-conscious when she is not wearing […]

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Healthy eating in the corporate world

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY: FUTURELIFE “Tick, tock, tick, tock” before you know it, it’s 5:00AM and time to start your day. You quickly jump in the shower, get dressed, grab something to eat and make a coffee on-the-go – with the hopes that you have left early enough to miss the traffic blues. Your day is […]

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FIVE THINGS that you can do right now to fight fatigue!

I’m SUPER TIRED. It’s like normal tired but I’m wearing a cape. Is it just me or do you also feel completely exhausted this time of year? Despite sleeping well, eating well, taking all my vitamins and relaxing over the weekends, I seem to be dragging myself around at the moment.   Yesterday, an 80 […]

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Simple post-workout dinner ideas

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY: FUTURELIFE We know that convincing yourself to exercise after a hard day can often be challenging, worse still, you are famished and still need to prepare dinner. Morning, noon or night, recovery nutrition post-exercise is always important. So how do you get everything that you need (carbohydrates and protein are of utmost […]

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Healthy habits worth trying

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY: FUTURELIFE Small changes usually give big results. Here is some food for thought: if you buy a cappuccino costing R20.00 once a week for a period of 5 years, you would have spent about R4800.00 on cappuccinos. Imagine you made coffee at home in a flask and only bought cappuccino now and […]

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All about portion control

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY: FUTURELIFE INTRODUCTION Many of us think we need to starve or overwork ourselves to get results, skip dessert, only eat lettuce leaves and we not allowed to enjoy our food! This is not true, and if anything, this actually makes us put on more weight than we actually lose during this crash […]

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Hidden fats and calories in popular foods

SPONSORED BY: FUTURELIFE So, it seems we have to play detective with our foods, even the “healthy ones”. Eating healthily is great, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we’re eating low-calorie. If you’re watching your weight and not seeing the results that you hoped for you may find that you are consuming extra calories through hidden fats (which […]

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Your questions about cooking oils answered

SPONSORED BY: FUTURELIFE With fat being a hot topic these days, you are probably wondering if you are consuming the right type. With so many oils to choose from, do you feel stumped as to which one you should be buying and using based on your needs? Fear not! Here we will explain the types […]

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