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Diet Lies Busted

There’s no getting around it: when you’re trying to lose weight, you often find yourself on the receiving end of all kinds of advice, many of it contradictory. We separate truth from fiction!

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How Water Assists with Weight Loss

For a long time, drinking water has been thought to help with weight loss. Many studies show that drinking more water may benefit weight loss and maintenance. Drinking Water Can Make You Burn More Calories Drinking water increases the amount of calories you burn, which is known as resting energy expenditure. A study published in the British medical journal in ...

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The Small Wins New Year’s Resolution List

New Year’s Resolutions usually represent a wild over-reach and as a result, they’re abandoned, often before they’re even started! According to Ceri Hannan, National Product Development Manager at Virgin Active South Africa, 2018’s about to get a whole lot simpler. Just get real and set yourself some easily attainable goals for the year ahead, to build momentum on your journey ...

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Fry’s New Gourmet Range Ticks all the Boxes for Flexi-Eaters

Crafted with ingredients you will find in your own kitchen, The Fry Family Food Co.’s Crafted new premium range is made with 100% natural ingredients and superfoods that power up your day, deliciously! Developed out of a need to provide their own family with nutritious snack options that satisfied even the fussiest of eaters, the family-owned company, The Fry Family ...

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Are We Really What We Eat?

There’s no two ways around the fact that to live well, we must take heed of what we put into our mouths. Sounds simple enough. But is it really? Pierre Louw, the owner of online business My Health and Fitness, has some noteworthy insights on the matter. Are we really what we eat? “To my mind, there are two factors ...

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Get Summer-Body Ready With Servd Fresh

Five ways to eat your way to Summer body goals and how Servd Fresh can help you along the way. 1. Frontload your calories Consuming the bulk of your calories before 3 p.m. can result in significant weight loss, according to an article in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. Eating your biggest meals earlier in the day ...

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5 Last Minute Summer Toning Tips

Daydreaming about your beach debut? Are you visualising toned limbs or wobbly bits? If you’re terrified that it’s going to be the latter, not to worry as there’s still time to get that summer body ready! Ceri Hannan, National Product Development Manager at Virgin Active South Africa, believes that “a focused exercise and healthy eating plan” is all that’s required ...

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Take Your First Steps To Sustainable Healthy Eating

We all know how hard it is to avoid cupcakes at the office. We also know that polishing off a slab of chocolate after dinner isn’t ideal, and that building a good eating habit doesn’t happen overnight! Registered Dietician at Virgin Active South Africa, Sandi van Zyl, says that making a long‐lasting and positive behavioural change with food requires the ...

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Dieting Truths and Lies

Eden Life

There’s no getting around it: when you’re trying to lose weight, you often find yourself on the receiving end of all kinds of advice, many of it contradictory. So, what exactly is the best way to get rid of those kilos? Paula Galvao of Eden Life sorts the facts from the fiction: The diet lie: Eating after sunset causes weight ...

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Fat But Fit Lowers CVD Risks

CVD

South Africa has the third highest incidence of heart disease in the world. In fact, every 10 minutes, a South African has a heart attack and a fatal heart attack occurs every 45 minutes. Andrew Heilbrunn, from the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology’s Biokinetic Centre in Johannesburg, says inactivity and low physical fitness contribute substantially to increasing rates of heart ...

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