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Your Christmas Day feasting game plan

  Prep yourself this Christmas with our extensive game plan that will see you enjoying the festivities without the guilt. Stephanie Osfield writes.   Christmas dinner is one of the biggest culinary deals of the year. If you only had to navigate that one day, things would be sweet – but it’s the drinks and parties and picnics and BBQs throughout the festive season that can bite. This means you’re out of your usual routine and not always cooking. You don’t want to look like you’re being all bah-humbug and…

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How to build your own meal plan

  Struggling to stick to a meal plan? Mix ‘n’ match these six core food groups to suit your taste preferences, lifestyle and personal health goals. Stephanie Osfield writes.    Protein Protein is a necessity for fat loss, muscle gains and optimal function of all the cells in your body. “Of the major macronutrients such as carbohydrates and fats, protein rates higher on the satiety scale, which means it makes people feel full for longer after a meal,” says Melanie McGrice, dietitian and spokesperson for the Australian Dietitians Association. “This…

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Energy boosting eating plan

Start the day off on the right note and follow through with this high energy diet plan by dietitian Sally-Anne Livock. BREAKFAST Breakfast is an essential start to the day. It kickstarts your metabolism after the overnight fast and provides a great opportunity to get some dairy and fibre into your day. By giving your body the right fuel every morning, you reduce the risk of weight gain by elevating your metabolic rate and lowering the tendency to snack inappropriately. Choose one of the following options. Cold Breakfast » ¾ cup…

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Tackling Technology in Your Business Plan

In the present-day, technology has made solid roads into the business world, and this trend is only going to increase in many ways. Yes, technology does seem daunting for businesspeople doing business the old-fashioned way. But, there is hardly any choice for anyone wanting to promote business today and make it successful; they have to tackle technology in their plans. Planning technology needs Today, no business can survive without technology since it has invaded all aspects of business, whether it is maintaining financial records, processing orders, or keeping in touch…

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4-Week Weight Loss Exercise Plan

We’ve all been there. You’ve been eating, drinking, exercising regularly – there is no way your weight would have increased. But once you saw the figures, you recoil in barely hidden horror – what on earth happened when I wasn’t looking?  Shedding a few extra pounds is easier said than done. It is a combination of choosing the food with a certain amount of nutrition content and doing the suitable exercises and workouts. To save your time, we have prepared a simple, 4-week exercise plan for you to follow. With little to no…

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Weight Worries? Coming Up with The Right Game Plan

We live in a time where the emphasis on health has never been greater. The Internet has allowed the health industry to grow and raise awareness on weight loss/fitness. For example, it’s so much easier to research and learn more about long-term health care in order to live a more enjoyable life. Companies are making millions of dollars selling custom programs, supplements, and equipment.[1] Even with the growing awareness on health care, you still run into days where you want to indulge. We all go on binges, which in the…

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10 Questions You Must Ask Before Presenting Your Business Plan

Your business plan could be the seed that launches your next invention. But presenting a winning plan isn’t easy. Everything starts somewhere and you need to ask some probing questions before you ever present your business plan. These are the ten questions you must ask before going any further. 1. Are these the right people? Consider whether you’re even presenting your business plan to the right people in the first place. Even the best business idea will fall flat if the people listening were never interested to begin with. The…

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6 Great Tips If You Plan To Vacation Alone

There are some things we should do at least once in our lives, and in my opinion traveling alone should be on the list. Though, the idea can be a bit scary since we are accustomed to traveling in the midst of family or friends. Traveling alone can be one of the most amazing and rewarding experience that can change a person’s perception of life. Been alone can help you rediscover your true nature, you will learn a lot about yourself in a way that is simply impossible when you are in the midst of…

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Struggle with High-Blood Pressure? Try this “DASH” High-Blood Pressure Diet Plan!

If your blood pressure is constantly 140/90, or higher, that means you have hypertension, or high blood pressure. Since it mostly does not display any symptoms, the only way to know for sure if you have high blood pressure is to measure it regularly and visit the doctor to confirm the diagnosis. High blood pressure is called the “silent killer” for a reason – you don’t feel any symptoms, but it can do a lot of damage to your body. It puts additional pressure on your heart and blood vessels,…

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10 Tips to Plan Your Wedding in Style

So, you’re engaged — congratulations! Now the only thing between you and happily ever after is planning the big day. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the different pieces of the wedding puzzle, but these tips will be sure to save you some stress! 1. Budget In addition to setting an overall amount that you’re willing to spend on the wedding, you need to break the budget down so you know how much you can afford to spend on individual pieces like the reception or the venue. A good…

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