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The Skinny On Weight Loss: Food or Fitness? Featured Image
In the age of information, most Australians realise that the combination of an active lifestyle and a healthy diet is critical to overall health and wellbeing. Understanding that both are important, however, does not mean that we’re all effectively practicing both disciplines.
There’s a new super food group on wellness experts’ radar, and it’s one that you’re probably already eating as part of your daily diet.
Luke and Scott share their recipe for a healthier version of the classic Aussie breakfast fry-up.
The process that transforms the food you eat into the energy your body needs is called digestion. The time it takes for food to be fully digested varies (it takes longer to digest a steak than a slice of watermelon, for example), but it can take days!
Our waistlines are growing, and with them the risk of developing chronic disease, heart conditions and type 2 diabetes. In fact, one in four children and more than 63 per cent of adults in Australia are overweight or obese, according to the Federal Government’s Shape Up Australia initiative. Here’s how simple everyday food swaps can have a big impact on your health.
Sugars are carbohydrates and like all carbohydrates, they provide a source of energy in your diet. Small amounts of sugars won’t do you any harm – but eat too much and you could come up against some health problems. Here’s what you need to know to keep on track with the sweet stuff.