Monthly Archives: March 2011

High GI Foods = High Health Risk

A diet concentrated in white bread, potatoes and other high Glycaemic Index (GI) foods have been proven to cause premature death, by increasing risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes.  High GI foods are those which cause high blood glucose … Continue reading

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Not All Calories Are Created Equally…

  Sugars, white flour, artificial colouring: the definition of ‘fake food’ and ’empty calories’     So the solution to losing weight is easy, right?  You just eat less and exercise more and soon the kilos will be melting off…?  … Continue reading

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Be A Sport & DON’T Endorse Junk Food!

Last month, research revealed that parents’ were more likely to buy foods for their family if it was promoted by an athlete.  I mean, that makes perfect sense – surely if a fit and healthy athlete is endorsing a food, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Slimming Success on International Women’s Day

  Ladies, today is YOUR day to celebrate.  Today marks the 100th anniversary of International Womens’ Day and, globally, thousands of events are held to inspire women and celebrate their achievements.  On this special day, we too want to recognise five outstanding weight-loss achievements … Continue reading

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Hormones, Women and Weight (what a great combination!)

It is true to say that women’s hormones are usually the cause of life’s ‘little’ problems   such as skin break outs, OR suddenly bursting into tears OR feeling all ‘puffy’ around certain times of the month…. You know what I’m … Continue reading

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