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The best of be. magazine 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, we remember the best of this year at be. magazine.

salad jars

Food

6 healthy and delicious lunch ideas

Some days a tuna salad in the lunchroom just doesn’t cut it. Mix up your workplace lunch with these creative and healthy ideas from Accredited Practising Dietitian Jenna Obeid.

Will the real superfoods please stand up?

Do superfoods actually give us superhealth? Associate Professor Tim Crowe takes a close look at these nutrient-packed morsels and dissects which ones are worth the hype.

How many kilojoules should I eat each day?

We each have a daily kilojoule ‘budget’ that can be estimated based on our age, weight, height and our general activity level. This calculator helps you work out how much you should be eating each day.

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Exercise

Resistance training workout

Get strong legs and killer posture for explosive riding power. Tour de France winner and Medibank ambassador Cadel Evans steps out of the saddle to share his top tips for successful resistance training.

be. running guides

Whether you’re a beginner, a pro or somewhere in between, these training guides will get you pounding the pavement and smashing your personal best – one step at a time.

How to walk 10,000 steps

Taking on the challenge to walk 10,000 steps a day is a great decision for better health. Here’s how to make reaching that goal a breeze.

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Wellbeing

6 ways your brain can help you lose weight

Professor Claire Collins explains why your mind can be your most powerful asset when it comes to making positive lifestyle changes.

5 ways to sleep better tonight

Sleep. It’s something we all need – and often something we don’t get enough of. Sleep specialist John Toomey shares some gems of wisdom about why we’re all so tired, and how to get a rejuvenating night’s rest.

Laser eye surgery

Do you dream of seeing clearly? Vision correction specialist Dr Michael Lawless shares a few little-known facts about laser eye surgery.

As 2015 wraps up, we take a look back over the most popular food, exercise and wellbeing articles of the year.

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