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Cypriot Grain Salad

As the weather cools here in the southern hemisphere, I seem gravitate towards salads that have a bit of bulk to them. I seriously could eat this Cypriot grain salad everyday. It's so delicious, nutrient dense, filling and marries well with so many other dishes like fresh fish or lamb. ...

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Importance of Protein – Part 2

In our previous post “Importance of Protein - Part 1” we learned exactly what proteins were and why they’re so important to the function of our body. In today’s blog, we look at the impact our dietary protein has on our health and our bodies, how much protein is good ...

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Benefits of a Foam Roller

You've muscled through some tough workouts and now you’re tight and stiff. Sound familiar? Time to get rolling! Foam rolling that is.  The benefits of the foam roller are similar to deep tissue massage: improved circulation; increased mobility; reduced inflammation; breaks up scar tissue Each of these elements are important ...

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Spotlight on Blueberries

If you're looking for an easy, delicious and healthy snack, add blueberries to the mix! Blueberries are packed full of goodness. Rich antioxidants, vitamin C & K, and fibre, blueberries are known to have a plethora of health benefits, including: Boosting brain health Fighting against cancer Improving heart health Protecting you ...

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How to Recover from Plantar Fasciitis

Ugh, just the name makes you cringe. Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition that occurs when your plantar fascia (the ligament that connects your heel to the front of your foot) becomes inflamed. The result is that your heel becomes sore and stiff, particularly first thing in the morning ...

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Chocolate, Cinnamon & Tahini Oat Slice

This is a heat, stir, dump & freeze kind of recipe. The kind that requires very little concentration, that you can make easily while talking to a friend or listening to a podcast. I like to cook, I really do, but sometimes I just cannot be bothered to look at ...

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How to Prevent a Hamstring Injury

Hamstring strains are painful, require rest, proper rehabilitation, and are all too common. In fact, hamstring strains are one of the most common sporting injuries! So how can you prevent the dreaded hamstring strain? Below are our top tips for keeping your hamstrings healthy and injury-free: Don't skimp on the warm-up! Always ...

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Spotlight on Chilli

Chilli is one of the most popular spices in the world, and in my opinion definitely one of the tastiest. Chilli originated in the Central American region and was introduced to the rest of the world during the 16th and 17th centuries. The chilli is a member of the nightshade ...

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Springtime Salad Recipe

  Spring is here, hooray for spring! While we’re being teased with hints of warmer weather and sunshine, now is the perfect time to enjoy my beautiful spring salad. This salad is loaded with colour, crunch and flavour, is super healthy and tastes as good as it looks. It works ...