Easy Protein Brownies

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Over the past couple of years, Mutha Fitness and I have been quite busy in the kitchen. We started off by following recipes, then tweaking them to our own tastes. The first recipe I’d like to share with you today is one of my favourites and it’s for protein brownies! +

Clean Eating

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Have you heard the saying about abs being made in the kitchen? Well, it’s partly true. Like most things in life, balance is often the key. Combine good nutritional advice with regular exercise and it could give you the results you desire. +

Convenience Food Can Be Healthy

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Whether you’re busy with family life or snowed under with work, spending time preparing and cooking homemade meals every day isn’t always at the top of our to-do list. Fast food restaurants are often the solution to for a quick food fix, but it’s not the most health-conscious choice available. +

Leucine – What Is It And What Foods Contain It?

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You may remember amino acids from your time in school – they’re used by the body to create proteins and form an essential part of our diets. You can’t synthesise your essential amino acids, so you’ve got to find natural sources of them in your food. Leucine is also big in sports nutrition right now, touted as an amino acid to be taken post-workout to increase protein synthesis. +

Superfoods: Fact or Fiction?

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Sometimes it feels like there’s a new item being branded as a ‘superfood’ just about every day, whether it’s in the marketing for a new product, or the latest fad in a magazine. It can be really difficult to understand what it means and if it’s important for your health. Here we’re going to take a quick look at the term, and whether you should trust it at all. +