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What star eats in a day

From breakfast to dinner – and everything in between – this is exactly what fitness expert Tiffiny Hall eats in a day.  Photos: Instagram @tiffhall_xo My day on a plate – if I do say myself – is straight-up delicious. I make sure I have enough nourishing meals packed with wholefoods in my fridge by doing a batch cook-up every Sunday to leave guesswork out of the equation and healthy taste front and centre. Here’s what an ‘average’ 24 hours of nutrition looks like for me… Breakfast As the sun…

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Vending machine snacks to avoid

We asked dietitian Melissa Meier to expose the best and worst choices from our office vending machine Photo: iStock We’ve all been there. A long and stressful day at work without a minute to spare. You feel like you haven’t even blinked and the next thing you know, it’s 3pm. You’ve missed lunch, your healthy snack supplies are running low and you’re ravenously hungry. Then, out of the corner of your eye, you see the vending machine. So, what should you do? Personally, I’d head outside for a breath of…

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What Jesinta Franklin eats every single day

Photos: Instagram @jesinta_franklin She’s one of the most sought-after faces in Australian modelling with high-profile ambassadorships and campaigns peppering her ever-growing CV, but that’s not where it ends for Jesinta Franklin. The long-running face of Olay has a book – A Beautiful Life – under her belt, too, and as she grows her business, she tells us that staying on top of her work commitments doesn’t start in her inbox or even at the sound of her alarm clock. It’s all about setting herself up for success in the kitchen…

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Myths you need to stop believing

According to celebrity nutritionist Jessica Sepel.  Photos: Instagram @jshealth There’s a lot of misinformation out there and wading through what’s true and what’s not, when it comes to diet and lifestyle, can be incredibly confusing. Here are some of the most common quandaries that I see come up – and get asked about – so I thought I’d set the record straight and address some of the misinformation swirling around out there. Myth: Calories in and out = weight loss Weight loss is not as simple as ‘calories in’ and…

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Mermaid lattes are now a thing: Photos

It contains the most nutrient dense superfoods in the world and will take your Instagram posts to the next level. Photo: Instagram @nutraorganics If you’re anything like me, you can’t imagine starting your workday without a strong latte. But recently, other types of cuppas have vied for our attention. From turmeric to matcha, beetroot to charcoal; it seems like a new type of latte is sprouting every other day. Now a more marine drink has entered the mix: the mermaid latte. Many foods are being labeled “superfoods,” but what does…

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Exact amount of nuts, vegetables to snack on

How to get your snack ratios right, according to a dietitian. Photo: supplied Truth be told, snacks really can make or break a healthy diet. As a dietitian, I look at snacks as a way to get in extra nutrition between meals. My go-to options are nourishing wholefoods that rarely come out of a packet. But even if you’re choosing healthy snacks, sometimes it can be hard to get your portions right. So, how do you get the perfect portion? Are you obsessed with chocolate or nuts about donuts? If…

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Want to satisfy your sugar cravings?

You can never say no to chocolate and caramel.  Image: Supplied. Jessica Sepel. 3 pm and after dinner are our biggest fears because it’s when our sugar cravings hit. So instead of indulging in the nasty sweets that aren’t doing anything good to your waistline, these divine healthy cookies will satisfy any sugar-craving. You’re crazy to pass on anything that combines gooey chocolate with a hint of sea salt and crunchy roasted hazelnuts. Gooey Salted Chocolate & Hazelnut Cookies Makes: 8-10 Ingredients 1 1/4 cup almond meal 1/4 cup raw…

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