This picture shows a woman addicted to sugar

Six tips to help you break up with sugar for good

Did you know that sugar is a drug – an addictive one at that? Well, think about it: You crave it. And if deprived of it, you can’t seem to think straight. You’re just not yourself.  The bad news is that sugar is, well, bad for you. Sugar has been found to cause damage to […]

Why walking is better than running

Five reasons why walking is better than running

Aerobic cardiovascular exercise, like running, is a winner for a lot reasons: It’s an excellent way to lose weight and boost your energy levels. It beats down diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. It controls your blood pressure and tackles stress. And done right, it leaves you feeling exhilarated and content! The thing is, […]

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4 of the Worst trends ever to hit the fitness and nutrition industry

It’s no secret that there are some fitness atrocities that have reared their heads over the last 30 years, which would make any self-respecting personal trainer cringe . These movements gathered masses of followers in the hope of attaining beautiful bodies, better health or just to be in with what’s ‘trendy’. Why do we still […]

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The ten amazing benefits of coffee

Coffee is the second-most traded commodity on earth (after oil). However, given the health benefits of coffee, maybe it should be the MOST-traded commodity? Let’s take a look at the ten benefits of coffee. 1. It’s a super-antioxidant Scientists have found that coffee is very high in antioxidants. You’ll get more antioxidants out of one cup than […]


Why eating too much fruit is dangerous

We grow up being told to eat a lot of fruit. That the vitamins and minerals in fruit are powerful. And certainly, they are. But is it a good idea to turn into a fruitarian (someone who lives off nothing but fruit?) No. In fact, you should avoid eating too much fruit each day since […]