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3 tips to avoid Christmas over indulgence

Christmas is a time for family, relaxation and fun. However, for some people, Christmas is all about food, and in more cases, over indulgence. This notion doesn’t ring louder for anyone more than it does for Ben, who considers himself to be somewhat of a connoisseur of Christmas mince pies. Ben believes that because he…

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Trimming the Turkey this Christmas

While many are looking forward to the rich and delicious food on Christmas day, Godfree is hoping that his wife, Zelda, will lighten the stringent grip she has on his current eating regime. Unfortunately, since his heart scare a few months ago, Godfree hasn’t seen much in the way of delectable treats and Zelda has…

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2013: Year of healthy eating

Now that the festive season is over its time to tackle the bulge we all incurred from over eating at various Christmas lunch events and get back on track with a healthy eating regime. Once you start, it takes a short time to get your body used to the food and before you know it…

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The Growing Popularity of the Marula tree

Sclerocarya birrea, or the Marula Tree as it is more commonly known, is most famous for the sweet yellow fruit it bears. What is not so commonly known about this tree is that its value extends far beyond that of just the marula fruit. The oils and by-products derived from this tree have sent the…

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Low fat is better for you

If you love dairy, then you will be happy to know that incorporating low-fat dairy products into your diet is proving to be extremely beneficial. An intensive study has recently shown that in general, women who consume low fat dairy products regularly are less at risk for developing high blood pressure later on in life.…