Category: Diet & Food

5 Of The Biggest, Science-Backed Health Benefits Of Ginger

We’re already a fan of this super root when it comes to spicing up stir fries, but did you know that ginger has plenty of uses that go beyond the delicious? From reducing period pain to settling sore stomachs – here are five of the biggest, science-backed benefits of ginger.  1. It can help significantly reduce period pain

Blame the Restaurant's Music Next Time You Cave & Order a Burger

Have you ever walked into a restaurant fully intending to order that strawberry-walnut with Gorgonzola salad you’ve been dreaming about the whole car ride over, but next thing you know, you’re reaching into a basket of bottomless fries and staring down a cheeseburger dripping with grease? You were probably thinking to yourself, "What went wrong

'I Switched From 3 Big Meals A Day To 6 —And Lost 18Kg'

Growing up, I was always an active person: I played a sport every season in high school, all while eating whatever I wanted—ice cream, cakes, cookies, you name it—whenever I wanted. That athleticism is why I joined the Air Force as soon as I turned 17—but, in 2013 everything changed. I had two back-to-back accidents

14 Barbecue Sides You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

Come summer, I’m all for cooking as much food on the grill as possible. I love the slightly charred taste of grilled food and the way it cooks just a little bit unevenly — vegetables that are blackened at the edges but still al dente inside and meat with a charred crust and an almost-rare

Experts Say This Anti-Acne Diet Will Banish Breakouts For Good

You’ve probably heard that eating certain foods can make your acne ten times worse (sup, pizza!). But according to new research, it’s time to put this theory to bed. “Fried foods are often linked to blemishes as people think they cause greasy skin,” explains Pam Smyrnios, beauty and Makeup educator at The Masters Institute of Creative Education. “But

Forget Carrots, There's A New Superfood For Your Eyes

A brand new study of over 2000 Australians has discovered that those who eat oranges on the regular have a 60 per cent less chance of developing macular degeneration. “Essentially we found that people who eat at least one serve of orange every day have a reduced risk of developing macular degeneration compared with people who never

This Is Exactly What Fitness Guru Tanya Poppett Eats In A Day

Meet Tanya Poppett. She’s many things: a trainer, fitness influencer and Adidas ambassador with a penchant for a plant-based diet and a passion for holistic life-balance. So, when it comes to the world of wellness, it’s safe to say she knows her sh*t. We recently hit her up to chat about her healthy habits, how she maintains motivation and her

This Is the Best Starbucks Frappuccino You Can Order

Whether you like to walk on the wild side with the unofficial Starbucks secret menu or keep things classic with official orders only, there are plenty of frappuccinos to try. These blended drinks pack plenty of flavor (and sugar), and come in a practically endless number of varieties. But if you’re wondering which one is

Starbucks Is Opening Its First Signing Store to Increase Accessibility

Starbucks is making moves to become a more inclusive, accessible, and eco-friendly coffee shop this year. First, the store overhauled their customer-only bathroom policy after an incident involving the police earlier this year, then they announced they’re going straw-free, and now the company will open up a new store dedicated to making ordering coffee more

What Is Intuitive Eating And Does It Actually Work?

Kilojoules, macros, percentages, grams. The path to healthy eating can feel so complex sometimes. But, what if it could be as simple as listening to your gut? Quite literally. That’s the idea behind intuitive eating, which encourages us to let go of guilt or fear around food, and instead nourish and tune into what our

How Much Sushi Is It Safe To Eat Per Week?

Whether you are a spicy tuna roll aficionado or simply can’t live without your weekly dose of a negi hamachi roll, there’s no denying it: Sushi is freaking amazing. But while you would love to schedule a nightly date with a king crab roll for one and a platter of sashimi on the side if

Top Secrets to Making Your Fruits and Veggies Last Longer

There’s nothing quite like biting into a fresh, juicy strawberry. Or making creamy mashed potatoes from scratch instead of settling for paste-like dried flakes. But unfortunately, fresh produce can go bad too quickly, which is stressful when you’re trying to meal plan and wasteful when you find yourself throwing out expensive food week after week. Luckily,