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Get Lean & Healthy – Eat Resistant Starch

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When people first jump on board the paleo or low carb / high fat (LCHF) train, they can be very quick to shout from the rooftops that “All carbs are evil.  Down with carbs, down with starch…something, something…lift heavy stuff…MMM…Bacon”  

Or at least something along those lines.  :)

Starchy carb foods like bread and pasta have been frowned upon due to their ability to flood the body with cheap glucose prompting a significant insulin response that leads to weight gain and a host of health conditions – not to mention the negative impacts they can have on the gut.  

But as we learn more about the importance of gut health and its impact on our overall health, we are learning there might be more to the starch and carb story than first thought. 

Have you heard about the importance of resistant starch?

Is going completely low carb the answer to your weight loss woes or could it be causing you to put on MORE weight?  

And how can you get more healthy carb and starch into your diet without damaging your waistline and your hormones?
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Smashed egg, kale & a bed of spicy zoodles


I love breakfast.  Its one of those meal times that you can eat any time of the day.  

I especially love my breakfasts on a weekend when I can cook up a massive feast and enjoy it accompanied with a long, slow coffee.

 Here’s one example of my weekend feasts for you to try…
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12 Reasons You Need Magnesium

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Magnesium is the 4th most abundant mineral in your body, activating over 350 biochemical processes.  It’s crucial to every organ in the body – the heart, kidneys and bones and enzyme production as well as your energy levels.

 If you are craving chocolate, you struggle with sleep or suffer insomnia, suffer anxiety, are constantly thirsty or have restless legs, you might very well be deficient.

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Are Your Gut Bugs Making You Fat?


Struggling to lose weight?  Or you can lose weight, but then you put it all back on again?  

With over 500 million overweight adults in the world and over 250 million obese, perhaps its time we reassessed what’s really going on.  

Eating too much?  Perhaps. Not moving enough?  Perhaps.

But is there more to the story? 

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6 Things I Learnt From Janine Allis

Self-made business woman, founder of Boost Juice and business “shark” on Channel TENs Shark Tank, Janine Allis spoke to an eager audience of entrepreneurs and small business owners yesterday at the Digital Marketers Traffic & Conversion Summit in Sydney.
Having left school at 16 and armed with nothing but a desire to help people eat healthier, she went from creating smoothies on her own home kitchen bench in Melbourne in 2000, to running a family of companies including Salsa’s Fresh Mex Grill, CIBO Espresso and Boost Juice, that now has 350 stores across 17 countries.  Oh and did I mention she is also a mother of 4?!
Here’s my 6 take-aways on her inspirational talk…

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5 Foods To Maximise Your Productivity


People often ask me how I keep up with my heavy work load and still stay healthy.

Here’s a really quick snapshot of 5 things I consume everyday to stay lean, healthy and full of energy so I can get through my work day with maximum productivity levels.

Check them out… 

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