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Losing Weight is Easier than Keeping it Off

ALMOST everyone who struggles with weight has been there:  Losing weight was the easy part, but the biggest battle is keeping it off.  So why is long-term weight maintenance so difficult? Some experts claim that it is due to a … Continue reading

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Children Using Diet Shakes on the Rise

Having children is the biggest life-long responsibility you will ever have.  When you consider that you ‘mould’ your children’s development – in terms of their behaviour, manners and personality – then it is important that you are always a good … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Myths

The problem with trying to lose weight is that it is so confusing!  I mean, there is so much conflicting information about diets, nutrition and weight loss, it’s hard to know fact from fiction.  In today’s blog I want to … Continue reading

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Biggest Loser USA Rapid Rebound Weight Gain

You may remember back in February I wrote about the Biggest Loser USA Winner, Rachel Fredrickson.  She lost an incredible 70.3kg to claim the crown, however, it was very evident that she was underweight:  she looked positively skeletal!  (read more … Continue reading

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THE 5:2 DIET – Does It Really Work?

The latest ‘fad’ diet doing the rounds is the 5:2 diet.  In a nutshell, you eat normally 5 days a week, but for the remaining 2 days you must fast.  When I say ‘fast’ it is not total food abstinence:  … Continue reading

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Winner of ‘The Biggest Loser’ USA is Too Thin

I know I have written about ‘The Biggest Loser’ for two weeks in a row now but the finale for the American season screened in the USA late last week…and there has been a lot of controversy ever since!  For … Continue reading

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Tony Ferguson Weight Loss Program In Financial Trouble

There has been so many diet companies that have come and gone over the years – Gloria Marshall, LA Weight Loss, Metabolism Centre (see link here:  http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/01/23/1074732602164.html) and now another BIG NAME is facing an uncertain future in the weight … Continue reading

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Biggest Loser Finale Gives Freak Results

Ok, so here we go again, another post about The Biggest Loser – but it may be the last one for a while.  This week, the Biggest Loser officially ends with the Grand Finale show being aired on Tuesday 28th … Continue reading

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What Is Healthy Weight Loss?

 Some people think, the less they eat, the more they lose – is this right?  Wrong!  When it comes to weight loss, faster is not necessarily better.  That’s because extreme weight loss can only be achieved by extreme measures, such … Continue reading

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