Well, we’re here. It’s the start of another new year and gym memberships are on the rise, fad diets are in craze and queues of us are getting in line to change our bodies.
But simply slaving away at the gym doesn’t cut it.
Many personal trainers estimate 80% of your focus should be on what you eat and only 20% on how much you exercise. But when you’re chained to your desk having missed lunch to finish a report for a client, it can be tempting to head down to the nearest corner café and bury your face in the chocolate aisle.
And as for the myriad snacks professing to be healthy (from yoghurt treats to granola bars and everything in between)… are they really so good after all?
We chatted to Maxime Eon, founder of Biltong Board, about why South Africa’s staple food is one of the most underrated weight-loss aides of all. Max has started biltongboard.com to deliver carefully-packed uncut meat to subscribers’ doors monthly, and he believes that a mind-set shift will help us all shed the pounds. Because biltong isn’t just a throwaway snack. It’s a true superfood.
A new year, a new you. Why we shouldn’t overlook biltong as South Africa’s best weight-loss snack.
It’s quick and easy, and fills you up
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