Healthy Takeaway Options

Takeaway has a common place among many families due to long work hours, busy schedules and a lack of time to prepare meals. People find ordering takeaway or dining out a quicker and easier option. While takeaway foods tend to be high in fat, sugar and salt, there are some healthier alternatives that aren’t going to hurt your waistline too much. Read on to learn more. McDonald’s They are readily accessible and not really where you would expect to find people who wanted to be healthy, but McDonald’s has been making an effort to offer healthier alternatives that will leave you feeling less guilty for stepping under the golden arches. Seared Chicken Tandoori Roll Angus burgers with all the salad

Product Review: Chic Nuts & Fav-Va Beans

Flavours Available: Lightly Salted Sea Salt & Balsamic Vinegar (Fav-Va Beans only) Tomato, Onion & Basil (Fav-Va Beans only) Where to Buy: Coles, Woolworths, IGA, and other selected health food stores Ingredients: Chic Nuts – Split Chickpeas (83%), canola oil, sea salt, onion and garlic powder Fav-Va Nuts – Broad Beans (82%), canola oil, sea salt, onion and garlic powder Nutrition Information: Chic Nuts Fav-Va Beans Product Claims: 100% gluten free 100% nut free High in protein High fibre Low in saturated fat Free from artificial flavours and additives Low GI (~33) Pros: Portion controlled serves (if individual 25g packets are purchased) E

Successful Aging – If you don’t use it you lose it!

We are all guilty of it; sometimes we have a break from our usual exercise routine, get lazy, go on a holiday…But for whatever reason it may be, it always take a bit of time to get back into the swing of things. For the majority of people as they age, these gaps between exercise and movement become longer and longer. And returning to them gets progressively harder and harder. Aside from exercise, something that often gets forgotten about range of motion or mobility. And all of a sudden people can’t lift their arms above their head without shoulder pain or back pain. This matches the common misconception that for a long time, it was thought that changes to muscles, bones and joints were unavo

6 Food Label Claims You Need To Understand

Do food labels cause you an endless amount of confusion? Do all the claims and numbers make it difficult for you to decide which product is best for you and your family? To help you decipher all the claims made on food packaging I have summarised 6 of the most common food label claims and what they actually mean! Read on to find out more. 97% Fat Free This would have to be one of the most common and widely misunderstood food label claims. For people looking to drop a few kilos, the words “fat free” are a huge draw card. “97% fat free” means the product contains 3% fat, however it does not necessarily mean it is low in fat and therefore the healthiest option. Foods with 3% or less fat are the

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