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The Best Diet for Reducing Heart Disease Risk

The Best Diet for Reducing Heart Disease Risk

Coronary heart disease is the leading killer of New Zealand adults. As such, there is currently much debate over which ‘diet’ is best for reducing a person’s risk of having a heart attack or stroke, with each diet’s advocate claiming that their approach is the best. Paleo, low carb, low fat, vegan, raw… It can all get quite confusing.

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Regular exercise – is it about motivation or discipline?

Regular exercise – is it about motivation or discipline?
Would you like to create a regular exercise habit but struggle to keep at it? The intention is there. The motivation is there. But before you know it something changes and the habit is over, sometimes before it even began. 
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The benefits of stretching

The benefits of stretching

Stretching. Yoga. Downward dogs. They often fall into the flossing our teeth, cleaning under the couch and eating more vegetables category. We know we should do it… but we don’t. So is stretching your muscles really that important? YES! 

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