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Trail mix – it’s got to be good, right?

Trail mix – it’s got to be good, right?
Trail mix looks great, a bag of protein packed nuts and dried fruits, surely the perfect snack for any dieter craving a sweet treat. Think again though if you are planning to buy a bag of the shop stuff, it’s not as good ...
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Peanut butter soy smoothie

Peanut butter soy smoothie
Want to stay full, hydrated and add in a vitamin boost at the same time? Then the beloved smoothie is your answer. Here is a recipe whereby you get all the goodness, with less of the calories. This sweet smoothie, made ...
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What’s the healthiest type of lettuce?

What’s the healthiest type of lettuce?
Lettuce is a great, low calorie way to add zest to a sandwich or form the basis of a healthy salad. It adds colour and crunch, and really makes you feel like you good about staying away from processed ...
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Get those toned upper arms

Get those toned upper arms
It’s a warm summers day, and your upper arms are out for all to see. This is the time you don’t want them to jiggle. Luckily, Ramona Braganza, celebrity trainer to stars such as Anne Hathaway knows all the tricks for a ...
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The wonders of the red bell pepper

The wonders of the red bell pepper
Not only do they do a lot to brighten up any meal, red bell peppers are a tasty vegetable that can be enjoyed either cooked or raw, they are super healthy, and they are an exceptionally low calorie treat. One red pepper ...
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Spice it up – a lose some weight too!

Spice it up – a lose some weight too!
Did you know that you can spice up your life and help yourself to lose weight at the same time? This actually works on a physical level. One teaspoon of mustard can increase your metabolism significantly for up to three ...
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Have a hamburger and keep the calories down

Have a hamburger and keep the calories down
Sometimes all you want is a nice juicy hamburger, which is tricky if you are watching your weight. As with many foods however, it is possible to enjoy a lighter calorie version of this treat. Check out this recipe for a ...
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Cauliflower – more exciting than you imagined

Cauliflower – more exciting than you imagined
Cauliflower seems like such an innocuous vegetable. With its light colour and mild taste, you would never imagine it packs such a punch when it comes to nutrition. Cauliflower is in fact a great source of vitamins and ...
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The benefits of a high fibre diet

The benefits of a high fibre diet
Having a high fibre diet is a well-known way to boost health and fitness. This also plays a key role in achieving a healthy weight. But how does this actually happen? The Mayo clinic outlines how fibre actually works to ...
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5 foods for a flat tummy

5 foods for a flat tummy
Eatingwell have some interesting information that might help anyone striving for the elusive flat tummy. Outlined below are 5 foods that will help you get there: Canola oil – While researchers can’t say exactly how ...
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