Category: Diet & Food

The Best Bedtime Snacks For Weight Loss

When it comes to snacking within an hour or two of your bedtime, there’s a few things to consider: First, research does link late-night calories to the potential for weight gain. One study found that eating right before turning in can make your snooze time more restless, and that sets you up for fatigue and

How Running Helped This Couple Lose 84 Kilograms Together in 8 Months

Name: Kelsey Jura and Paul DaileyAge: 25 and 23Occupation: Nursing Student and 5th Grade TeacherHometown: Butte, Montana How long have you been running?We began running in February of 2017, so we are on our seventh month of running at this point in August. RELATED: 6 Reasons To Start Running What prompted you to start?We started running to supplement our healthier

Your Ultimate Guide To Slim Down In Just 7 Days

1. Change up your HIIT sessions – HIIT has gotten a big reputation for burning off those annoying fat spots, but your body can get used to it if you are doing the same HIIT exercise day in/day out! There are so many options out there – so every couple of weeks, shock your body

Rosemary And Cumin Lamb With Mint Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Cobram Estate and adjusted to fit the Be Good To Yourself program. Ingredients 2 sprigs rosemary leaves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon cumin seeds 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 175ml white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons Cobram Estate Robust Extra Virgin Olive Oil 500g Lamb leg chops, fat trimmed 4 slices

This Is How Your Workouts Could Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

Raise your hand if your weight-loss workout schedule looks something like this: SoulCycle before work; power yoga and weightlifting at the gym after. Some HIIT here and core circuits there. Oh, and don’t forget that run with the girls on Saturday morning before brunch! You might feel tired just thinking about all that, but for

Five Reasons You're Gaining Belly Fat

Belly fat is bad news, and not just because you’d like to show off flatter abs at the beach. More and more research is suggesting that waist size is a bigger risk factor for serious diseases than your overall body fat percentage. The main culprit: Visceral fat, the kind that’s found deep within your abdomen

Considering The Time Of Your Next Meal Helps You Stay Lean

A new study from the University of Bristol found that lean people generally consider the time interval between two meals when selecting portion sizes. This means, for example, that they might go easy on arvo tea, if there’s an early dinner on the horizon. The researchers found people with a high BMI were less influenced

Healthy Berry And Banana Protein Pancakes With Maple Syrup

Get ready to live and breathe #errydayischeatday because this pancake recipe from Healthyroo’s partnering nutritionist Rebecca Gawthorne is equal parts nutritious and delicious. Ingredients 2 bananas, mashed1 cup plain rolled oats1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 cup soy milk or other milk of choice1/2 tbs olive oil + extra for pan2 scoops of protein powder (I used Healthyroo

6 Superfoods For Younger Skin

At this point, you could probably rattle off the health benefits of kale in your sleep, and we’d hedge a bet you’ve got a recipe file full of superfood-laden meals. But the really exciting part? These nutritional winners are now stretching well beyond the kitchen and into your skincare products. The oils and extracts of

Post-Workout Snacks You Can Throw in Your Gym Bag

Sure, you always intend on having a post-workout snack. But actually getting snacks to the gym without having them spoil, tip over, or just make a mess is easier said than done. Until now, that is. Pro nutrition coach Georgie Fear, shares the post-workout snacks that she keeps in her gym bag: Dried ApricotsRich in

Truth Vs Fiction – Health Myths Busted

There are things you can assume about your GP: they will have illegible handwriting and will be able to discuss the weather while simultaneously sliding a needle into your arm. But, according to doctor’s bible Australian Family Physician, you can’t always bet on them knowing the best ways to lose weight. “There’s a great deal

So This Is Why You're Gaining So Much Weight at Work

Can we get a big “ugh!” for the corporate lifestyle? Almost half of employees say they’ve put on weight at their present job, with women more likely than men to pile on the kilos. To help you achieve work-waist balance, we rounded up the most likely culprits—and the easiest solutions. Your Coworkers #1. The Junk-Food

Research Finds Flavonoid Rich Foods Can Help Fight The Flu

Want to fight off the flu this winter? Researchers have found that consuming flavonoid-rich foods could help reduce the damage. Refresher: these include colourful foods and drinks like blueberries, capsicum, strawberries, citrus fruits, red wine and, yes, a big cup of black tea. While scientists have known for a while that flavonoid-rich foods could help bolster

6 Clean Eating Tips To Help You Feel Amazing

Munch On Seaweed It’s good for more than wrapping your favourite salmon sushi roll! Danish researchers argue this tasty sea vegetable is high in essential amino acids, antioxidants and dietary fibre. While experts are encouraging food producers to use it in a range of packaged products, reap the benefits now by adding it to your

Fresh tomato soup with garlic crostini

This hearty tomato soup makes a perfect comforting lunch or light winter dinner. Ingredients: 12 vine ripened tomatoes, peeled and seeded 1 scallion (spring onion), chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 90 ml (3 fl oz) extra virgin olive oil 2 slices ciabatta, focaccia or sourdough bread, cubed 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon parmigiano reggiano, grated oregano leaves,