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5 health benefits of cashews

Image credit: @aheartsmumur I'm a HUGE fan of creamy, crunchy cashews - get your hands on my Cookie Dough or Matcha Mixes and you'll know why. Apart from tasting awesome, they also happen to be great for your health #bonus. Here's why it's great to include them in your diet: 1. Protein Just a handfuls of cashews (about 18) gives you close to 5g of plant-based protein, to help stabilise blood sugar levels and repair muscles after a workout. 2. Magnesium Cashews are packed with vitamins and minerals that love your body right back. They're particularly good on the magnesium front. Great for soothing and relaxing muscles, magnesium also helps you get a restful nights sleep. 3. Vitamin E Vitamin E is a powerful...

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5 Minutes with BodyPass Co-Founder Georgia Van Tiel

This month we catch up with BodyPass co-founder Georgia Van Tiel (or GVT to us, we're besties). BodyPass is ONE monthly membership to all top fitness studios and outdoor activities in your area. Genius right? Try different classes every week and keep your fit life fresh, interesting and fun! No one wants to sweat the same way all the time right? Not only has BodyPass taken Australia by storm, it's now been picked up by Fairfax Media, which goes to show the strength of this gal's idea. We catch up with this business maven to see what she thinks to 'work-life balance' and what she's learnt in business so far... What's the first thing you think of in a morning? Coffee and then...

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5 Top Tips to stay healthy whilst travelling

Healthy living and traveling – two of my favourite things. However, healthy living whilst traveling can be quite a challenge! I want to show you that you can make healthy choices during travel. Follow these top tips to feel great when you’re away from home. 1. Pack your own plane food Just because you're stuck on a plane doesn't mean you have to eat the congealed meat and starchy sides the airlines call food. Your first line of defence against unhealthy airline menus is to pack some food from home. I usually opt for hard-boiled eggs, pre-roasted pumpkin and salad. Don’t forget snacks too - think raw nuts, celery and carrot sticks with hummus, homemade energy bars or my favourite protein balls (wink wink).... 2. Hydrate Flights,...

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Mix Mate: Holly from @Paradise_Pantry

5 MINUTES WITH NUTRITION & DIETETICS STUDENT HOLLY FROM @PARADISE_PANTRY This recipe is brought to you by Mix Mate Holly - who makes us dribble on our phones with her super healthy dishes. Talented photographer and foodie, she's studying Nutrition & Dietetics on the Gold Coast, and shares her pics on Instagram at @paradise_pantry. We caught up with her to ask her some all-important questions, and get the secret to her delicious Cookie Dough Melting Moments recipe! Don't forget to follow us on INSTAGRAM (@fit_mixes) and FACEBOOK for more delicious clean treat recipes! What’s your go-to breakfast? Mmmm breakfast, my favourite meal. If I’m feeling like something sweet I’ll always reach for a bowl of homemade banana granola with freshly made almond milk and berries. Or if I’m leaning towards something savoury ...

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Mix Mate: Tianna from @TiannaNadalin

5 MINUTES WITH FOOD WRITER EXTRAORDINAIRE TIANNA FROM @TIANNANADALIN This recipe is brought to you by uber talented Mix Mate Tianna - previously the Editor of Nourish and Australia Natural Health Magazines, she's also a talented food photographer and writer, sharing her drool-worthy pics on her Instagram at @tiannanadalin. We caught up with her to ask her some all-important questions, and get her delicious raw Bounty recipe. Don't forget to follow us on INSTAGRAM (@fit_mixes) and FACEBOOK for more delicious clean treat recipes! What's for dinner tonight? Salad of whatever is left in the fridge - radicchio, baby spinach, crispy ham, toasted almonds, cherry tomatoes, bocconcini and smoked chicken, with extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar and salt and pepper dressing. Who is your inspiration or mentor in life or business? Without a doubt, Lisa Messenger is one...

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