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7 unexpected ways to eat greek yoghurt

Posted on May 27, 2016 by Brynna Gabrielson

In that past few years greek yoghurt has become more and more popular, and for good reason. It's a great addition to your diet, whether you're trying to lose weight or just eat better.  Traditional greek yoghurt, thanks to the straining process it undergoes, is thicker and creamier than other yoghurts, and it's also lower in sugar and higher in protein, making it an excellent snack or meal addition. The level of protein will differ depending on brand and whether you're buying a fat free or full fat version, but you'll generally find between 5 and 10g of protein per 100g of yoghurt.

While greek yoghurt is a great snack on its own - there are plenty of ways you can jazz it up for variety, or add it to other dishes for a protein kick. You can even bake with it! Here are a few of our favourite suggestions:

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Fit about town: Wearable tech

Posted on May 26, 2016

Most of us already walk between 3000-4000 steps each day, so it's not as much of a jump to get up to the recommended amount as you might think. One way to tackle the barriers we face when exercising is to find activities that up your heart rate and keep you on your feet, but that doesn't necessarily feel like an official workout. Things like ditching the bus and walking to work can help, but who said we can't have a little fun while we're upping our step-count too?

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Resources to support your mental health

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Laura Miller
Our research has found that we are just as worried about stress/anxiety as cancer when considering our future health concerns. Taking care of our mental wellbeing is just as important as looking after physical health. There are a number resources out there that can offer advice and support to manage your mental wellbeing, here are a few worth looking at: Continue Reading

Frozen treats so tasty you won't believe they're healthy! Featured

Posted on May 12, 2016 by Brynna Gabrielson
It may not seem like it now, but soon (hopefully) the days will be warmer and we'll be in search of ways to keep cool. While a nice cold drink can do the trick, we love a nice frozen snack as well! While ice cream is at the top of most people's  list of delicious summer treats, if you're looking for something a little healthier to nibble on then check out these suggestions. Continue Reading