Why Diets Don’t Work
Why Diets Don't Work

Why Diets Don’t Work

Diets come in all shapes and sizes...A ‘diet’ is a restrictive eating program used temporarily to lose weight. Diets are often gimmicky or have a certain theme such as the elimination of particular food groups or assigning points to foods. Some diets can be nonsensical, unscientific and downright dangerous – detoxes or juice cleanses anyone? *facepalm. Yes, these diets are restrictive,…

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7 Tips to Drink More Water
7 Tips to Drink More Water

7 Tips to Drink More Water

For some, drinking enough water each day is easier said than done. Maybe you dislike the taste, get too busy or just plain forget about drinking until bedtime, when chugging eight glasses is highly impractical (and not advised!). To help you drink more water, we’ve put together 7 tips you can use to develop this healthy and essential habit.1. Buy a…

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2 Fruit 5 Vegetables – What is a Serve?
2 Fruit 5 Vegetables - What is a Serve?

2 Fruit 5 Vegetables – What is a Serve?

As part of our Healthy Lifestyle Challenge, participants strive to include 2 serves of fruit and 5 serves of vegetables each day. So what exactly is a serve?Fruit1 standard serve of fruit is approximately 150g (350kJ)1 serve = 1 medium piece of fruit e.g. 1 apple, orange, pear, small banana2 small pieces of fruit e.g. 2 kiwi fruit, apricots, plums, nectarines1 cup diced…

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