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Gym Supplements #dontbefooled

What is the definition of supplements? The word, by definition, is "a thing added to something else in order to complete or enhance it." Therefore supplements have to be treated in this respect. Don't assume that because you're taking vitamins, mineral and macronutrients from a supplement that you can neglect your actual diet. There are so many supplements saturating the market. There are also many people jumping at the chance to endorse any supplement company that reaches out to them. Not to mention that quality supplements are not an easy thing to come by. But aren’t they just all the same? No. Simply put, supplements differ in quality, bioavailability, sustainability and function. A supplement is NOT an excuse to ditch...

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Never Fear Fruit Again #fruity

Why does fruit receive such a bad wrap from fitness enthusiasts, some nutritionists and the general population? Sugar is the reason which underpins the negativity towards fruit. "That Sugar Film" along with many other health documentaries and guidelines helped put sugar on the health agenda as well as educating people about the destructiveness of refined sugar. However, "That Sugar Film" filmmaker Damon Gameau says some of its key messages have been misinterpreted and taken too literally. "We were trying to say, just be aware, learn to read a label and empower yourselves, take charge of your food again instead of just believing the myriad of misleading messages that are often put out there by the food industry and various PR and...

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Drink More Water #liquidgold

Water not only hydrates our skin to make us look younger but it is crucial for every single bodily function, not to mention its aid in muscle recovery and bowel regularity.

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Quality Food Takes Time To Create #foodprep

Food should and does take time create. Food shouldn’t be eaten in front of the television, standing up in the kitchen, in the car, or on to go. Food is a process and is more than just getting something in, given you're not doing an ironman race of a professional endurance sport. It’s about giving, giving your body what it needs to perform. To perform as a human being doesn’t just happen. Nurturing and nourishing the ecosystem we so easily abuse is vital to feel and perform optimally. Forget the restrictive unhealthy culture of diets and re-learn what proper eating is about. It isn’t easy, and it gets tough saying no to urges, cravings, and emotional binges. It is however...

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Focus on Whole Foods #watchmebloom

Unlearning habits Unlearn to shop within the aisles of a supermarket and learn to stick to its perimeters. Why? Because that’s where all the fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables are located. This is where 80% of your diet should be coming from. Some food for thought The reason why fruits and vegetables aren’t packaged with eye catching funky labels is because they sell themselves. Think about it. If our packaged processed goods didn’t have their fun names, slogans, and were in plain boxes, chances are you wouldn’t buy them, nor think it were a good idea to consume them for nourishment and energy. Moreover, if these foods were named accordingly, you’d be very hesitant to purchase and consume them....

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