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Baby Marrow Pasta

Baby Marrow Pasta

  • Pack of baby marrows
  • Mushrooms
  • Tomato puree
  • Garlic

Slice the baby marrows lengthwise into long strips. Boil these strips in a pot of water for 5 minutes. Drop the marrows into a bath of ice cold water and remove after 2 minutes. Lightly fry the mushrooms and marrows together for a few minutes. Top the mushrooms and marrows with a sauce made up of finely chopped garlic, tomato puree and a mixture of spices.

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Hake with a Salad

Hake with a Salad

  • Hake fillet
  • Lettuce
  • Olives
  • Low fat cottage cheese
  • Onion
  • Strawberries

Fry the hake fillet in olive oil until golden brown. Add the salad ingredients and serve. Remember the addition of fruit will help break down fats.

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Rice Chips and Avo Dip

This avocado snack is perfect anytime of the day. I make the avocado dip by mashing up a whole avocado and add some garlic, pepper, salt, and olive oil to the mix. I then dip rice chips into the avocado.

Rice Chips and Avo Dip

  • Avocado
  • Garlic spice
  • salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil

Remember Avocado is a good source of fibre, vitamin E, vitamin B, potassium and oleic acid. Avocados help reduce cholesterol levels.

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Grilled Chicken and Couscous

Chicken is a firm favourite for anyone with a sporting background. Give the chicken a smell before cooking it, to check that it is not off.

Grilled chicken and cuscus

  • Deboned chicken breasts
  • Chopped garlic cloves
  • Box of couscous
  • Tomatoes
  • Olives
  • Lettuce

Cook the couscous as it says on the box. Grill the chicken breasts in olive oil, garlic and spices of your choice. Add lettuce, tomatoes and olives to add some greens to your meal.

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Fruit Salad

Breakfast is a must for everyone, without it you cannot function correctly throughout the day. I will be updating the breakfast category with healthy breakfast ideas.

Basic Fruit Salad

Here I have added a load of different fruits together.  Fruits are great for a healthy body as the contain a lot vitamins and minerals.

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Abdominal Workout

No weights or other equipment required. Use these techniques to strengthen your core to build up to a well defined six pack, get rid of flab and love handles.  These exercises are designed to be done by both men and women. I would recommend doing this set up to four times a week for good results. All it takes is 15-30 min a day.

Standard Crunch

Lay flat on back, arms supporting head.

Raise upper body (as far as you are able to go).

Exhale on action.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

Obliques (cross over raise)

Lay flat on back, cross leg over other, arms supporting head.

Raise upper body (as far as you are able to go).

Exhale on action.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

Sideways Crunch

Lay flat on back, arms supporting head.

Crunch slowly by pulling elbows toward opposite knee (as far as you are able to go).

Alternating action.

Exhale on action.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

Triangular Crunch

Lay flat on back, cross legs, arms supporting head.

Crunch slowly by pulling elbows toward opposite knee (as far as you are able to go)

Exhale on action.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

Straight Crunch

Lay flat on back, stretched out legs, arms supporting head.

Crunch slowly by lifting upper body slightly (as far as you are able to go)

Exhale on action.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

Square Crunch

Lay flat on back, arms supporting head.

Crunch slowly by pulling up towards knees (as far as you are able to go)

Exhale on action.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

Upward Crunch

Lay flat on back, arms stretched out supporting head.

Crunch slowly by pulling up legs and arms to the sky.

Exhale on action.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

Butterfly Crunch

Lay flat on back, arms stretched out supporting head.

Crunch slowly by pulling up legs and arms to the sky creating a V with your legs.

Exhale on action.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

Side Leg Raise

Lay flat down on side, arms in front supporting back.

Raise straight leg.

Exhale on action.

Continue with other side.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

Push-ups (Men)

Back always straight.

Basic push-up with arms.

Exhale on action.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

Push-ups (Women)

Back always straight.

Basic push-up with arms (using knees as pivot point).

Exhale on action.

Work up to 3 sets of 10

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Welcome to Ideal Health

I would like to welcome to Ideal Health.

The idea behind this website is to show case some of my personal experiences in the medical field. I will be regularly updating Ideal Health with healthy food ideas, exercise guides, health guides and show case some of the health products I produce.

This is a new website so, please contact ideal health if you have any ideas or find any bugs in the website.

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