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How to Overcome Hunger and Boost Your Results

How to Overcome Hunger and Boost Your Results
Hunger is a natural part of going on a diet and can be a serious inhibitor of results. Luckily, there are several ways to overcome this. But first, what is hunger? There is homeostatic hunger, which is driven by a calorie deficit, and hedonic hunger, which is the drive to obtain pleasure from eating. How to Combat Both Increase Fibre Fibre, which is exceptionally high in chia seeds and quinoa, can be broken down into insoluble (responsible for food passing smoothly) and soluble (responsible for increasing satiety time). Soluble fibre ensures that food is passed into your bloodstream at a...

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Jun 12, 2018

Ways to Kickstart Mornings to Lose Weight

Ways to Kickstart Mornings to Lose Weight
Small changes to your morning can have immense weight loss and health benefits without much effort at all. These involve increasing your basal metabolic rate (or kickstarting your metabolism). Metabolism refers to the number of calories the body needs to burn while resting and has to do with a variety of factors including age, gender, muscle-to-fat-ratio etc. While people can be genetically gifted with a fast metabolism, there are ways to speed up your metabolism so that you are burning calories while going about day-to-day activities. Yes, you can burn calories while doing absolutely nothing! Lemon Water Having half a...

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Jun 12, 2018

Australia’s Best Beaches Announced

Australia’s Best Beaches Announced
AUSTRALIA is world-renowned for its stunning coastline. From the unbeatable to the unknown, our country has so many beaches it shouldn’t come as a surprise that our beloved stretches of surf and sand are worth a whopping $103 billion to the national economy. In fact, while Australia may not be the most visited destination in the world, on social media, Tourism Australia holds the title of the world’s most followed national tourism organisation, with 8 million Facebook fans and 2.8 million Instagram followers. And it is all thanks to our picturesque coast. According to research from Australia’s “leading beach expert”...

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Jun 12, 2018

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting
WHAT IS IT? Intermittent fasting is a pattern of eating that has been proven to be highly effective in burning fat with a variety of other health benefits. In terms of weight loss, studies have shown that intermittent fasting directly caused weight loss of 3-8% over a period of 3-24 week whilst retaining muscle mass and strength. Furthermore, people lost 4-7% of their waist circumference, meaning that they were burning belly fat which is often the hardest to remove. It might seem unusual to diverge from our traditional breakfast, lunch and dinner but it is in fact closely aligned with...

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Mar 24, 2018