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Use smoothies for post-workout recovery

Use smoothies for post-workout recovery

Smoothies aren’t just for dieters. They’re a great option for fitness buffs too. Over the last few years, breakfast cereals, muffins, crackers and other refined carbohydrates have made way for smoothies – delicious, on-the-go liquid meals and snacks packed with nutrients. On average, the Australian household’s consumption of liquid breakfasts has increased by 20% in […]

Quinoa – miracle food

Quinoa – miracle food

Described as the “superfood of the future”, quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods available. Health gurus sing quinoa’s praises, and this ancient, yet newly “discovered” grain is gaining popularity worldwide – so much so that crop prices have trebled in recent years. Should you be tapping into the health benefits? We take a […]

Could kimchi be one of the world’s healthiest foods?

Could kimchi be one of the world’s healthiest foods?

If you haven’t discovered kimchi yet, read on. You’ll be surprised by the benefits of this Korean dish. With a growing worldwide interest in fermented and probiotic foods, it’s no surprise that a fermented vegetable side dish called kimchi is currently all the rage. Recognised as a functional food, kimchi was listed in the magazine […]