Tag Archives: health

How Healthy Are You?

If someone asks you, ‘Are you healthy?’, how would you answer them?  If you are currently on our program, you are probably eating really well so you believe that you are fairly healthy (especially if you are exercising too).   However, … Continue reading

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4 Simple Ways to Manage Stress

While stress is an unavoidable part of our lives, too much of it can have a huge impact on your health and weight.  It is important for your overall well-being that you manage your stress and this week I want … Continue reading

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You Can Prevent Cancer

We all know somebody that has been diagnosed with cancer – this is because it is so common.  Cancer is the fourth leading cause of death in Australia.  It is estimated in 2016, 130 000 people will be diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Is Gluten-Free Food Healthier?

How many people do you know that are gluten-free?  It is amazing that many people have jumped onto the gluten-free simply because they believe it is ‘healthier’ – but in actual fact, it often is not.  This week we are … Continue reading

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Things Are Not Great For Bacon Right Now…

You may have seen in the news last week that The World Health Organization (WHO) has deemed that processed meats — such as bacon, sausages and salami — have been deemed as carcinogenic i.e can cause cancer.  Not only that, … Continue reading

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Stop Colds and Flu The Natural Way

Hooray!  We are at the tail end of Winter though the dreaded cold and flu ‘bugs’ are still around.  It’s important to safeguard yourself from nasty Winter viruses so this week I want to share with you some practical tips … Continue reading

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Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part Five

Today is the 5th installment of our blog series ‘Debunking Nutritional Myths’. This week, we are examining margarine, that so-called wonderfully healthy alternative to butter. Margarine was ‘invented’ in the 1970’s when there was a lot of fear about saturated … Continue reading

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Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part Four

Welcome to Week 4 of our ‘Debunking Nutritional Myths’ blog series.  Who knew there were so many nutritional myths?  Believe me – there are!  All this misinformation has come about due to living in a world where so many people … Continue reading

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Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part 3

I hope you are enjoying our ‘Debunking Nutritional Myths’ blog series.  This week, I want to focus on one of my personal bug-bears i.e. artificial sweeteners.  Despite their negligible calorie and carbohydrate counts, they really do not help you to … Continue reading

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Do You Live in Australia’s ‘Fattest’ Area?

The National Heart Foundation released some amazing data this week about the regions in Australia that had the highest proportion of overweight people.  The Darling Downs, located about 1.5 hours west of Brisbane, has the dubious honour of having the … Continue reading

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