The psychology behind cheat meals

Cheat meals – can they actually set you up for failure? What is a ‘cheat meal’ really? We asked trainer and founder of Result Based Training gyms, Travis ‘TJ’ Jones to give an insight into cheat meals. He writes. Psychologically, you’re saying you are cheating on your diet – but does that mean you don’t […]
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Top 10 foods for active women Power-up your diet and boost your performance with these fitness foods for women who want to take their results to the next level, writes Sarina Lococo Read more »   How many calories are in your coffee? Many of us forget to count the calories in our morning mocha. […]
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Easy Oats

Nutritionist Lisa McLean explains the benefits of oats and helps you to choose the right ones for you! photolibrary Oats are a great addition to every diet ANATOMY OF AN OAT:You know that they’re good for you, but what gives them their superstar status? Dietary fibre: Dietary fibre is generally made up of plant components such […]
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What’s your fat trap?

When it comes to the crunch, none of us want to be full-fat, we want to be 98 per cent fat-free, so it makes sense to pick foods that wear our slim hopes on their packets – right? Just because it’s low-fat doesn’t mean it’s good for you. We reveal everyday foods that can pile […]
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8 anti-ageing superfoods

Top performers that experts recommend to reduce your risk of disease and promote youthful-looking skin.   1. Apples Why it matters: “Apples have a low GI, which decreases the risk of insulin resistance, and are high in polyphenols that protect against oxidative stress on the skin,” says McGrice. What it looks like on a plate: […]
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Dietitian Vs nutritionist

My diet’s a disaster. Who should I see, a dietitian or a nutritionist?   What’s the difference? According to dietitians’ accrediting body, the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), the key difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist is that, in addition to or as part of their qualification in human nutrition, a dietitian has undertaken […]
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10 breakfast ideas for gym-goers

Eating a brekkie containing 20g of protein can help control your insulin levels and manage hunger throughout the day, says Susie Burrell, author of The Monday to Friday Diet. 1 slice grain toast + 50g smoked salmon + ¼ avocado
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Chocolate – which is healthiest?

What’s REALLY in the chocolate we buy? We ask dietitian Natasha Meerding to find us the healthiest option Regular milk chocolate In general: High in sugar, saturated fats and milk solids, dismally low in cocoa and containing preservatives and flavourings, store-bought milk chocolate is designed for overeating, which can quickly push you beyond your calorie needs […]
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