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How to lose weight

THERE is no doubt that regular exercise is important for heart health and keeps your metabolism pumping, but there are also many of us for whom exercise is way down the list of life priorities. So if your preference would be to drop a few kilos with as little physical …

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Healthy Snacks

PEDALLING her Cruiser pushbike around Sydney four years ago, Charlie de Haas never thought her edible bliss balls would turn in to lucrative $10 million business. Now, she’s dubbed the Queen of Balls after founding a line of healthy edible cakes and slices, now known as The Clean Treats Co, …

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Myth busted

WE’VE become a world obsessed with nutritional perfection. We purchase products that claim to have the most vitamins, agree to consume anything that will help boost our immunity, de-stress our minds, prevent illness, or assist in leaving our gut happy and healthy. But alarmingly, there’s much more behind all those …

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Lap band surgery weight loss

A MORBIDLY obese woman who was told she would die before her 30th birthday has shed half her body weight to have her dream baby. Erin Azzopardi weighed 170kg when was warned by doctors that if her eating habits continued that she would not be alive to celebrate her 30th …

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Weight Loss Tips

ANTHONY Pellicano remembers clearly the moment he decided to finally do something about his weight. At 145kg, when one of his twins pointed out his growing belly, he knew it was time to take action. “I had battled weight most of my life, yet I always felt like I was …

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Healthy Diet Quiz

IN BUSY, modern life, many of us are doing our best to eat well and keep on top of our nutrition. Despite this, sometimes we are not eating as well as we think we are. Test yourself and see if any of these nutrition facts surprise you. 1. How many …

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Weight loss tips

AT JUST over 75kg, Penelope Chris was within a normal weight range when she consulted a dietitian on ways to feel more energised, improve her diet and lose a few kilos. While she was by no means overweight, Penelope found herself gradually gaining weight as the stress of daily life …

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New year’s resolution

ONE YEAR ago, Bernadette Simpson made a promise to herself. At the beginning of 2017, she told herself she was going to lose weight and become the best version of herself. With just a few days left in the year, Mrs Simpson has done exactly that, and she’s ready to …

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