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5 simple protein-packed meals to ward off hunger

5 simple protein-packed meals to ward off hunger

Protein is an essential part of helping you feel full and satisfied, and one of the best ways to getting back in control of your appetite is ensuring you’re eating protein-rich foods at each of your meals. So here are five protein-packed meals that you can throw together to help get you through the day!

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Moving around has big health benefits – and now we know how big

Moving around has big health benefits – and now we know how big
Pretty much everyone knows that taking exercise helps people stay in good health. It staves off chronic ailments like type 2 diabetes and heart disease and – maybe – helps us live longer.
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Meet the team: Dr Siân Cartland

Meet the team: Dr Siân Cartland

As a Senior Postdoctoral Scientist at HRI, Dr Siân Cartland is not only breaking stereotypes but also pushing boundaries in the scientific world.

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Beef and vegetable stir-fry with quinoa

Beef and vegetable stir-fry with quinoa
Boost your daily intake of veggies, protein and healthy grains with this delicious recipe!
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Protein: The building blocks of the body

Protein: The building blocks of the body

Of all the macronutrients, protein is the one that hasn’t received much negative press. It’s loved by all. And for good reason. Protein is the building blocks of almost all our major body tissues – including the heart – and should be consumed daily for overall good health, growth and repair.

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