Categories for Nutrition & Diet Tips

11

Mar

SPCA Two Oceans Marathon Training Tips – Part 2

Published by Claire

Only a few short weeks to go until the runners in Team SPCA take on the  Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon to raise awareness for the Cape of Good Hope SPCA! I’ve put together some pre-race tips from the last 3 weeks right up to race day to make sure you run your best race…

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10

Mar

Cravings Decoded

Published by Claire

I love this info-graph from FreeForm Fitness about cravings!

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28

Sep

15 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Published by Claire

High blood pressure is a dangerous condition that can damage your heart. It affects one in three people in the US and 1 billion people worldwide (1, 2). If left uncontrolled, it raises your risk of heart disease and stroke. But there’s good news. There are a number of things you can do to lower your…

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16

Aug

Decoding a Food Label

Published by Claire

We all know we should read the back of food labels before we consume a product, but how many of us actually know when a food item is really considered “low fat” or “high in fibre” (or do we just believe the label when it says so?) I’ve put together a summary on the most…

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27

Jun

Winter Wellness

Published by Claire

From mid May to end August, it’s pretty much guaranteed that I’ll have at least 1-2 clients per day cancel their sessions due to Winter germs! Flu, colds and coughs patrol the Cape Town streets in search of their next victims – how can you keep the dreaded disease at bay this Winter?  1) Vitamin…

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29

Aug

Spring Reboot!

Published by Claire

Feeling a little sluggish, run down, tired and generally over-indulged after Winter! (me too!) Check out our Spring Reboot plan – it’s quite simple really – 30 days of avoiding alcohol and any “white” food (such as bread, sugar, pasta etc) and making sure you do some form of exercise every day (even walking the…

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15

Jun

Healthy Apple Crumble

Published by Claire

This week, we have a guest blog from Part Time Veggie, whose given us an INCREDIBLE Healthy Apple Crumble Recipe (wheat, dairy and added sugar free!) I tried it myself on Saturday night- it’s amazing!! Enjoy! Winter is a bitch. There’s no sugar coating it. After a hazy summer of tan lines and chilled chardonnay,…

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30

Sep

Saved By The Smoothie

Published by Claire

Another fantastic post from our Guest Blogger, Part-Time Veggie! Check out her article on these awesome smoothies for HEALTH ON THE GO – “Carrot Cake Batter Smoothie”? YES PLEASE! Health trends can be completely overwhelming. Every day there’s another blonde haired, 6 packed social media star simpering about how she juices for the first 4…

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05

Aug

The Gluten Factor (and Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins)

Published by Claire

Our guest blogger from Part-Time Veggie has written a post very close to my heart (and stomach) this month – the controversial topic of gluten! She’s also provided an awesome recipe for Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins, with 3 ingredient options –  a healthy version, the semi-healthy version and the “what the hell I don’t…

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06

Jul

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

Published by Claire

I have really been enjoying my re-kindled relationship with Apple Cider Vinegar lately as part of my “Get Back On Track” detox plan! I thought I would re-post this great article on it, the benefits, uses and recipes – it was written by our Full Circle Wellness Intern last Winter, Julienne! Happy reading and enjoy…

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