Category Archives: Weight Loss

Fat burning tactics

If you’re aiming for quickish results, exercise that works out your muscles should be a priority. It provides the best bang-for-buck that will not only fast-track you towards a healthy body but also give you the toned features that can give you the appearance of being slimmer. This is because resistance training – using free-weights […]

Raw food diet

Does the raw food diet really work? And what’s the best way to go about it? Christy Kaloustian investigates. This basically dictates a diet of fruits and vegetables only – raw. (Lend your microwave to the neighbours.) Like the juice detox, this super-streamlined eating style lacks vital nutrients and minerals in protein, complex carbs and […]

5-day ‘mindful eating’ meal plan

Choosing to be mindful with your food not only prevents absent-minded overfeeding, but increases satisfaction levels as well. Here’s your 5-day diet plan. Day 1 Breakfast: Traditional oats porridge with sliced fresh fruit such as kiwi fruit or strawberries Lunch Grainy bread sandwich with plenty of salad and tuna, salmon or lean meat Dinner Spaghetti […]

4 spices to spice up your meals and their health benefits

A spice a day may help keep the doctor at bay according to recent research. So add these to your personalised meal plan to help make food more flavoursome:   Wasabi: boasts anti-bacterial and anti-fungal effects in your digestive system and may also help reduce the risk of blood clots and cancer. Chilli: women who eat meals containing […]