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Training tips used by Athletes

The following blog post provides an overview of some of the top training tips as used by athletes, runners, footballers and gym goers.

Avoid Food Waste & Smoothie Tips

Did you know that over 1 million tonnes of food waste in Ireland according to stop food waste Ireland. That equates to each person throwing out over 80kg of food each year. Last year, 7 million tonnes in the UK!

25 Healthy Snacks

When hunger strikes, what’s healthy can take a backseat to convenience. You’re pressed for time, and you need to satisfy your craving. Healthy snacks are an important part of a healthy diet. Here are 25 healthy snacks to fit every taste and situation.

Meat Snacks

The variety of choices in meat snacks is amazing. reported in November 2015 that there is an increasing European consumer interest in meat snacks. Europeans are looking for a snack food that has a higher level of protein, so meat snacks are the obvious choice.

Is Popcorn a Healthy Snack?

Many people enjoy snacking in-between meals. Snacks can keep blood sugar levels steady and keep you satisfied until your main meals of the day. Finding snacks that are healthy can be a problem, especially when you’re trying to lose weight. It can also pose a problem when searching for snacks that are filling and delicious. During your quest for the perfect snack, you might have wondering whether or not popcorn is a good choice. Here is an overview of this possibility and whether or not popcorn is a healthy snack:

Beef jerky vs beef biltong

Beef jerky is a popular snack, offering a healthy option for those looking for something to eat on the go. Jerky is not to be confused with beef biltong from South Africa. Biltong is also a dried meat, but the process, thickness and meats used differ from that of beef jerky. Though there may be a lot of differences, there are many similarities between these two dried meat snacks.

Beef biltong

Beef jerky dates back to ancient Egypt, when a way to preserve leftover meat was needed. By drying out the meat and adding some spices, leftover meat would no longer need refrigeration and would last longer. The same concept was used in the creation of beef biltong in South Africa.

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