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And that’s a wrap – what a weekend! After 2 long months of prep, promo (with the help of Expat Living, Sassy and Heartbeat HK) and printing it was finally time for a weekend of wellness, it kicked off with an open house cocktail evening with international fitness personality Suzanne Bowen which

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Barre 2 Barre Studio

Ahead of the BarreAmped launch we decided to sit down with Barre 2 Barre Fitness Studio founders Mylene and Karen to talk about their vision and their goals. What does Barre mean to you? M: Barre is my happy place. Whether practicing or teaching, I can give my full attention to

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5 Natural Ways To Deal With Anxiety

  This week we seem to have come across a lot of people who suffer with one type of Anxiety or another so here are 5 simple natural yet effective ways to deal with it: 1. Camomile – A cup of camomile tea a day or even a supplement ( In

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Basics Of A Smoothie

  Smoothie craze is in the air and so we decided to share a few of our favourite tips on how to build you own smoothie. Here’s what you need: 1. Liquid – water, coconut oil, coconut milk, almond milk or your favourite liquid 2. Fruits and or Vegetable –

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Garlic : Food Remedy

                  One major food that we often eat in everyday life is and should be garlic – it is a great natural remedy for many conditions. Why is garlic oh so good….its a natural antibiotic, enhances the immune system, lowers blood pressure

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7 Tips To Choosing Healthy Food

                              A few simple tips to choosing healthy eating: 1. Whole: Try to find foods as nature gives them to us )e.g grain with their bran). Whole foods supply nutrients we need and give us life energy.

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Fructose: Friend or Foe

What is Fructose?  It is a simple sugar that occurs in many foods.  Why it is bad for you? 1/ Make your liver synthesize fats, which are exported as VLDL cholesterol, which leads to dyslipidemia (blood tryglicerides and cholesterol), fat around the organs and ultimately, heart disease. 2/ Increase blood

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IU on Vitamins

  Often one might notice the IU on Vitamins and wonder what does this actually mean and stand for? “IU = International unit, this is a unit of measurement for the amount of a substance; the mass or volume that constitutes one international unit varies based on which substance is

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15 Healthy Cooking Tips

image via [www.carrollssausageandmeats.com] Some tips to help you when your cooking: 1/ Certain canned & frozen products are ok (e.g canned beans, frozen fruits) 2/ Organic is better 3/ Local is better 4/ Fresh is best 5/ Use a timer for cooking and prepping food so you know how much

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Stocking A Pantry

Image via http://linkezy.com/ A few items we always keep in the pantry for easy cooking: DRY GOODS: *Whole Grains (easy to throw in a salad or with a curry)  – Brown Rice, Millet, Quinoa *Flours (for baking or coating) – Almond flour, Coconut flour, Chickpea flour and a Whole wheat flour

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