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Why I Love My Smoothies + Juices

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Why I Love My Smoothies + Juices

I am often asked whether I prefer juices or smoothies. Quite simply, I love both! I don’t think you need to choose one over the other. They both offer fantastic health benefits and have really helped me through some tough digestive issues over the years. Ultimately they provide a convenient hit of fresh nutrients – the perfect addition to a healthy diet. S M O O T H I E S A smoothie involves blending whole foods, like fruit, vegies, nuts, fluids, protein, into a liquid without removing the fibre. A heavy duty high performance blender like a Vitamix is...

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When it comes to training for sport and endurance events, it pays to plan and prepare. Mapping out your meals and snacks ahead of time not only makes it easier for you to glide through a training-packed week but also ensures that you are refuelling your body sufficiently in between sessions. Inadequate refuelling is a recipe for burning out, as it can: Impair recovery Increase fatigue Deplete glycogen stores Impair protein synthesis Lower immune function   Paying attention to what you eat and drink as well as getting enough rest enables you to refuel and repair so you’re energised and...

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Discover the benefits of Healthy Chef Natural Immune Support. Ideal for nourishing the body during periods of immune and adrenal suppression, stress, fatigue, illness, infection and vitamin D deficiency.

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I love this time of year, and I’m a huge fan of summer and all the wonderful fresh fruit and vegetable options you can enjoy. It’s a great time to eat lighter healthier food and there are no excuses even over the holiday period. I remember as a young girl Christmas was always spent at my Polish grandmother’s house.  She worked extremely hard and held down 2 jobs to make ends meet,  and she was also an amazing cook and never bought anything from a packet. Everything we ate was home made, natural and bursting with goodness and each meal...

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Why Native Whey Protein Isolate is better than Protein Concentrate

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Why Native Whey Protein Isolate is better than Protein Concentrate

When you walk into a supermarket or health food store, you are confronted by rows of products and powders promising weight loss or lean toned muscle. It can get a bit confusing picking the best one for your needs, as well as understanding how it’s prepared and the ingredients used to make it. There are some key factors to consider when deciding on the right protein supplement for you. Protein concentrate is derived from the by-products of cheese making. Pure Native Whey Protein Isolate ( WPI ) is NOT, so it’s free from ingredients that tend to disrupt digestive health and...

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Why Healthy Chef Protein is Good For You

Protein is considered by many to be the most important macronutrient for humans...

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What is the DASH Diet?

Two of the most important lessons I was taught as a chef was...

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How to Use Protein Supplements

Each week I receive a lot of emails asking for different ways to...

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