The Key Components to a Perfect Diet

When starting a diet, the general guidance starts with ‘eat less’ or ‘limit fat’. As simple as that sounds it’s not quite that easy. A large portion of us feel confused with contrasting nutritional advice, however limiting things you enjoy is not likely to solve a poor diet, balancing the foods you eat is. It’s key to get the right quality and measure of food groups to eat healthy. In short, a balanced diet consists of…

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How to Cook Perfect Rice

Cooking rice is a delicate procedure, but there’s a few tips on how to succeed every time so you can serve the fluffiest grains that don’t stick together! In the food world rice holds a special place, a staple carbohydrate that’s a great side to nearly any dish providing nutrition all day long, rice really is the MVP. Originally from Asia, China produces and consumes the most rice, however India use basmati rice, Japan use…

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The Worst Foods for a Healthy Diet

We did a little research into some of the worst foods that can drastically affect your diet. Check out what we found, some may surprise you! Granola – Extra sugar and calories added Energy drinks Syrup – Simply a different form of sugar Fast food – One fast food meal a week can add 2 extra pounds each year Quiche Soft drinks – Artificially sweetened beverages could be linked to weight gain Sugar (added to anything…

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A Handy Little Guide to Building Muscle

Whether you’re starting out, or just trying to reach the next plateau in muscle building, here’s a quick useful guide on how to pack on the pounds and reach new levels of strength. Before we start we have to understand our individual needs, so I’ll assume, like I was, that you are on the thinner side and despite your best efforts eating you’re still struggling. If you were female then eating whatever you like and not…

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5 Cleaning Hacks for the Kitchen

Cleaning is a chore at the best of times, worry not though, here’s Freya’s Kitchen’s 5 Cleaning Hacks for the Kitchen. Use Baking soda for a deep oven clean The oven is probably the most important cooker in the kitchen, so it makes sense to look after it, sodium bicarbonate used in cooking, for cleaning, or in toothpaste, so it’s perfectly safe to use here! Simply add baking soda to a small amount of water…

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5 Reasons Fast Food Is More Dangerous than You Think

Using a process call hydrogenation food companies make a fat that’s more suitable for their products. However these ‘solid fats’ affect the body in very damaging ways, here’s our 5 Reasons Fast Food Is More Dangerous than You Think. Damages Your Heart 90% of the US population get too much salt, the average American consumes about 3500 milligrams of sodium per day – nearly a third more than the 2300 milligrams recommended. Excess salt in…

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