How to stick to your health and fitness goals

February 10, 2016

Learn how to achieve your fitness goals with the help from someone other than a fitness guru.     For motivational speaker, self-love teacher and author of Mastering Your Mean Girl Melissa Ambrosini a healthy lifestyle is all about slowing down, listening to your body and living from the heart. Here are her top 4 tips to help you achieve your goals: 1.        Get crystal clear on what your goals…


The health benefits of nuts

It’s not all bad news when it comes to debunking the benefits of nuts. Go nuts but remember moderation is key! AlmondsCASE: 50 g has as much calcium as half a glass of milkAlmonds are the desk snack du jour. Here’s why. A 50 g serve of almonds contains as much calcium as half a glass of milk and supplies about 130 per cent of daily vitamin E requirements (more…

January 6, 2016

Courtney Thorpe’s health and fitness tips

Miss World Australia Courtney Thorpe share’s her health and fitness secrets. On diet To me, a healthy diet is a balanced diet. It isn’t about completely banning foods you love, especially at a celebration when everyone around you is indulging! Treat yourself, try not to feel guilty about it (I know, it’s easier said than done), and go back to your usual diet afterwards. I always have almonds in my…

April 17, 2015

Milk permeate: is it a health risk?

  A huge public outcry about the ‘hidden’ permeate in milk has recently led many companies to declare their product ‘permeate-free’. But according to many nutritionists, this really has been much ado about nothing. Permeate is simply a watery by-product of milk processing,  which some manufacturers add back to milk to enhance consistency.  “As the composition of milk can change in hot and cold months and due to where cows…

April 5, 2015