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What makes a Fitfood meal healthy?

What makes a Fitfood meal healthy?

'Healthy' is something of a buzzword these days. So what exactly makes our healthy meals healthy? Read on to find out.
4 ways to thrive as a vegetarian (and 1 thing to avoid at all costs)

4 ways to thrive as a vegetarian (and 1 thing to avoid at all costs)

If you’re a vegetarian or are considering the transition, check out our top tips for vegetarian success.
Small changes you can make for a healthier lifestyle

Small changes you can make for a healthier lifestyle

These are just some of our top tips for small changes that will make reaching your goals easy and rewarding.
How you can use exercise to stimulate your creativity
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How you can use exercise to stimulate your creativity

We all know exercise is good for us, and an essential part of a fit, healthy lifestyle. But did you know that moving your body on the regular can have a positive impact on other areas of your life too?
Healthy tips for busy people

Healthy tips for busy people

If you’ve ever wondered how to be kind to your body when you’ve got 500 things to do, read on: we’ve rounded up some tips to make it just a little bit easier.
5 foods to eat on a keto diet

5 foods to eat on a keto diet

The keto diet is all about fat – the good ones, of course. So what are some of the best staple foods of a keto diet?
Six feel-good reasons to get outside this spring

Six feel-good reasons to get outside this spring

As Kiwis, we’re pretty lucky to have natural spaces available to us no matter where we live. Even our most urbanised cities have parks, rivers, or are close to the sea.
Healthy meals that feel indulgent
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Healthy meals that feel indulgent

It’s easiest to be healthy when it’s enjoyable, right? At Fitfood we’re all about keeping the mmms in ‘yummmy’, without compromising on the good stuff.
Give your fridge a makeover to make healthy eating easier
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Give your fridge a makeover to make healthy eating easier

Who hasn’t grabbed a few handfuls of chips or a biscuit or two when you come home from work starving? Investing some time in advance to pre-prep some healthy snacks will make it that much easier to choose the option that’s better for you.
Try these 3 realistic goals to start your healthy eating journey
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Try these 3 realistic goals to start your healthy eating journey

To make some changes to your lifestyle and start creating some healthy eating habits, don’t throw out all your treat food and start trying to make falafel from scratch just yet.
What to eat for good bone strength
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What to eat for good bone strength

We’ve all heard of drinking milk for strong bones, but is that really all it takes to keep our inner framework healthy? What if you’re lactose intolerant or want less dairy in your diet? We’ve got good news ...
Tips for a successful Dry July

Tips for a successful Dry July

Trying out Dry July this year? Drinking less alcohol is always a good thing – alcohol is linked to a whole raft of negative health and wellbeing factors including risk of cancer, heart disease and depression. Here are Fitfood’s top tips for staying true to the mission this Dry July.
How your diet can support your overall wellbeing
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How your diet can support your overall wellbeing

The phrase “emotional eating” might get you thinking about sitting on the couch crying into a tub of ice cream. That is not what we’re talking about today – we’re reclaiming emotional eating!
How to eat more mindfully

How to eat more mindfully

Have you ever thought back over your day and struggled to remember what exactly you ate, and when? Do you drift to the cupboards out of habit rather than hunger? It’s time to shift our collective eating attitude from mindless to mindful, and don’t worry – you don’t need to meditate over every grain of rice to do it.
How to train your body to adapt to different fuel sources

How to train your body to adapt to different fuel sources

So you’re wanting to try a low-carb diet, keto, or start consuming more carbohydrates to smash a few athletic goals – good for you! Adapting to a different energy source than what you’re used to can be a tricky transition, but never fear – these tips are here to help.
Staying in shape in winter

Staying in shape in winter

It may be dark outside when you get up in the morning and when you get home from work, but there are plenty of ways to keep in shape.
Get on board the Mediterranean diet with Fitfood

Get on board the Mediterranean diet with Fitfood

Make every day a Mediterranean holiday, at least when it comes to food. There’s nothing like the fresh flavours of Italy, Greece, Spain, the Levant and North Africa – olives, tomatoes, cheeses, fish, wholegrains, lentils and even a splash of wine. And the cherry tomato on top is that the Mediterranean diet might make you live longer and feel healthier!
Foods that can lengthen your life, according to science

Foods that can lengthen your life, according to science

Scientists at the University of Michigan have unveiled a list of small dietary changes that can shorten or lengthen your life.