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Support joints, bones and muscles with REPAIR FOOD™
Most of us kick off adulthood feeling invincible but, unfortunately, the ageing process eventually takes its toll on us all. Slowly but surely, we start feeling joint stiffness, experience a decline in bone mass and a reduction in muscle mass and strength. Repair damaged connective tissues In the long... Read more
Vitamin packs: Small supplements that pack a big punch
Our bodies need ample vitamins and minerals for many biological processes related to energy production, muscle growth and overall health and wellness. Certain vitamins play crucial roles in turning food into energy through various metabolic pathways. For example, B vitamins help to metabolise the energy contained in carbohydrates. Important... Read more
Brighten up your health with vitamin D
Vitamin D. It’s called the ‘sunshine vitamin’ because our bodies can produce it when exposed to the sun’s UVB rays. If that’s the case, then surely we don’t need to worry about a deficiency? While that may have been true in the past, vitamin D deficiency is a growing... Read more
[RECIPE] Roasted quinoa bowl
We love quinoa bowls. In fact, all ‘nourish’ or ‘Buddha’ bowls are great on-trend meal options. But there’s something extra satisfying about building a flavoursome delight on a base of warm and fluffy quinoa. Ingredients ½ cup Lifestyle Food Quinoa  400g Nature’s Choice Chickpeas  1 tbsp Lifestyle Food Mixed... Read more
[RECIPE] Strawberry and lemon chia seed protein cake
This low-carb, high-protein treat that has no added sugar, making it the perfect indulgence. It’s also packed with superfood ingredients for a health boost! Cake ingredients Dry: 1 cup coconut flour 2 heaped scoops USN BlueLab 100% Whey Protein, Strawberry flavour 2 ½ tsp baking powder 2-3 tsp chia... Read more
3 ways to sidestep colds and flu this winter
You may have missed your opportunity to get that flu shot, but don’t fret. If you’re cautious and proactive, you can still sidestep a cold or flu infection this winter. Step 1: Get defensive As the saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This... Read more
Get the balance right to get the most from your weight-loss efforts
If you’ve researched weight loss or fat loss in an attempt to achieve the body they’ve always wanted, you’ve would probably have heard about the 80/20 principle. The widely accepted definition and use of the 80/20 rule, also known as the Pareto principle, states that, for many events, roughly... Read more
[RECIPE] Almond cookie dough bars
Low carb and loaded with protein, these bars are great for a hunger-busting snack, and they are really yummy too! Ingredients ½ cup USN Blue Lab 100% Premium Whey, Vanilla flavour  5-6 tbsp natural almond butter 4 tbsp almond milk 65g almonds, crushed Xylitol to taste Dark chocolate (optional)... Read more
Boost vitamin B12 to enjoy vibrant health, vitality and cognitive function
Of all the B complex vitamins, B12 tends to grab the most health and fitness media headlines, mainly because deficiencies are on the rise globally. While the body can store this vital B vitamin, figures published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggest that vitamin B12 deficiency affects... Read more
6 ways to clean up your lockdown diet
Are you struggling to overhaul the ‘bad’ nutrition habits you’ve pick up during lockdown? Here are 6 simple steps to help get you back on the path to clean eating. 1. Prepare in advance Preparation is the key to success in any diet overhaul. The best intentions to eat... Read more