Category: Diet & Food

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,

Anna Heinrich’s Guide To All-Day Energy

When it comes to food, I mix it up but always like to be healthy. I’ll have salads, vegetables, protein… I love so many cafes around Sydney – About Life has really great options. Even if I’m out at a restaurant or on holiday, I stay as healthy as possible, but then also have moments

Nutritionist-Approved Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner

Pair eggs with pasta  “One of my favorite ways to use eggs for dinner is in a healthier version of pasta carbonara. It’s so quick, easy, and delicious, and provides the perfect pairing of protein for satiety and complex carbs for comfort,” says nutritionist Karen Ansel. “I simply toss a small bowlful of cooked extra