Prawn and mango Thai salad

Masterchef contestant Aaron Harvie and Dietitian Arabella Forge share some delicious recipes from new food website Lovetoshare.com.au Ingredients (serves 4) For the Salad 12 prawns, peeled and deveined 4 red chillies, finely chopped ¼ red onion, sliced thinly 1 stalk spring onion, finely chopped ½ mango, finely chopped 10 cherry tomatoes, halved Handful of bean […]
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Dairy-free milk alternatives

Lactose intolerant? Take a crash course in milk alternatives with co-founder of Thailand’s Kamalaya health resort (kamalaya.com) and doctor of traditional Chinese medicine Karina Stewart. Seed and nut milks are the new black (or white, rather). “Rich in phytosterols, they can reduce cholesterol, enhance immunity and decrease the risk of certain cancers,” Stewart says. “The […]
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Ultimate energy juice

Juices go straight to your bloodstream, providing a quick shot of nourishment and energy as there is no fibre to slow absorption. Ingredients 4 beets (you can include the green tops too!) 2 carrots 2 heads romaine lettuce 1 large handful parsley 2 apples 1 pint strawberries 1 inch knob of ginger 1 cucumber 1 […]
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Red rice paella

We love this red rice paella with chicken, mussels, prawns and spicy chorizo.   Ingredients •    600g (2½ cups) red rice •    100ml (5 tbsp) extra virgin olive oil •    30g (3 medium cloves) garlic, finely chopped •    150g French shallot, finely chopped •    600g (4 medium-sized) chicken thighs, cut into 2cm chunks •    2 […]
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Watermelon juice aids muscle recovery

Help your muscles recover after a tough workout. It’s a staple among the exercise in-crowd, but now watermelon juice has the blessing of science for speeding recovery from muscle soreness. In a study reported in The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, athletes who knocked back fresh watermelon juice an hour before exercise experienced less […]
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Food diary of a nutritionist

Dietary guidelines are well and good, but what do nutritionists REALLY eat when no one’s looking? Melanie McGrice, accredited practising dietitian, Nutrition Plus “I eat out quite regularly – I don’t like staying at home; there’s too many great restaurants to try and friends to catch up with, so watching my portion size is imperative. […]
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Additive-free sports drink recipe

If you’re intolerant to additives, commercial sports drinks are off the menu. The carbs and sodium in this home made tonic are comparable to those in top selling sports drinks, to keep you well-hydrated without sparking a reaction. INGREDIENTS • 1L water • 40g Glucodin (available at pharmacies), or 60g if minimising fructose • 20g […]
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How should your diet change as you age?

How should your diet change as you age? Exercise and nutrition scientist Kathleen Alleaume gives a decade-by-decade breakdown of the best foods to guarantee you look and feel your best at every age Your 20s Your 20s can be a disorganised whirlwind of working hard and playing even harder. Between staying late at work when […]
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Pulp friction

With juice cleansing on the lips of health gurus everywhere, Erin Kisby set out to discover whether wellbeing could really be found in a glass of freshly squeezed There’s a plethora of health rules you can follow to keep your weight in check, your heart healthy and your body fit. Some leave even experts confused […]
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Chickpea, red pepper and sage soup

Looking for healthy soup ideas? Try this chickpea, red pepper and sage soup. Ingredients (serves 4) 100 ml vegetable stock 3 garlic cloves 1 medium red onion, peeled and finely diced 250 g potato, peeled and diced into 1⁄2 cm squares 2 medium red capsicum/peppers, deseeded and diced into 1⁄2 cm squares to yield 2 […]
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