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Healthy Meal Preparation And Planning Made Easy

Offer Link & Coupon Code in Article Below One of the keys to success for weight loss is meal preparation. Meal preparation involves planning of meals for the week, writing shopping lists and then getting to the supermarket, greengrocer, fishmonger, and/or butcher for quality fresh produce. I’m exhausted even just thinking about it and that’s before we have even worked...
Cholesterol – not an entirely bad guy
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Cholesterol – not an entirely bad guy

  Subject to several decades of bad press, we now know that cholesterol is not the one-dimensional dietary bad-guy it was once throught to be.  While it is never healthy to have high blood cholesterol, our bodies do need cholesterol for vital functioning. What , and how much? Cholesterol is a white waxy substance produced mainly by our liver. It...
Move to the Music
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Move to the Music

  When you first start a new workout program, you're ready and rearing to go! It's exciting and energizing - you wonder why you didn't start sooner. But after a while, no matter how interested you were at first, motivation starts to wear a little thin. That step-class doesn't tickle your endorphins quite so much; those weight-training machines no longer...
Work it Out! Fitting Exercise into your Working Day
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Work it Out! Fitting Exercise into your Working Day

  If there were twice as many hours in the day you’d have no trouble getting some exercise in, right? Well, maybe. But until science or technology proves otherwise, you’re stuck in the 24-7 zone and there’s no escaping it. So before you say you’re too busy at work to fit exercise into your schedule, or have no time or...
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Relax Your Stress Away

  Who said you can’t buy time? If you’re the sort of person who always feels there is not enough time in the day, then think about this - you can actually make more time in your day by taking ten minutes out of it. Ten minutes of relaxation a day effectively adds hours to your week in terms of...

Going Up In Smoke: Weight gain when you quit smoking

    Many people seem to gain a couple of kilos when they quit smoking, but is it really a problem? Well, the jury’s been out for a while on this one, and the verdict seems to be: forget your weight and focus solely on the puffs (or lack of them). It’s not often in this day and age that...

Breast Cancer

  Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer death among women. Current statistics show that one in 11 Australian women is likely to have breast cancer. Men can get breast cancer too, although only one per cent of all breast cancer patients are men. Risk factors Unfortunately, the cause of breast cancer is unknown. It is likely that...

Food Guide For Pregnancy

  If you are pregnant, or if you are trying to fall pregnant, a good diet is a top priority. Good nutrition can have a big impact on your own health and the health of your unborn baby. Calorie Requirements During Pregnancy The energy required during pregnancy varies considerably from person to person. This reflects wide differences in the body's...

Diabetes Basics: Understanding the disease

  Diabetes is a disease that currently affects over one million people across Australia, and the numbers are on the rise. However, although diabetes is so widespread, many of us don’t have a good basic understanding of the disease or how to manage it. Even if you don’t have diabetes yourself, you are likely to know someone who does, and...

Diabetes Basics: Management and treatment

  Diabetes is a disease that currently affects over one million people across Australia, and the numbers are on the rise: in fact, diabetes is developing worldwide at epidemic rates. However, although diabetes is so widespread, many of us don’t have a good basic understanding of the disease or how to manage it. Even if you don’t have diabetes yourself,...