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INTUITIVE EATING AND MINDFULNESS – THE FIRST STEP IN HABIT CHANGE

INTUITIVE EATING AND MINDFULNESS – THE FIRST STEP IN HABIT CHANGE

A big part of being able to change a habit is by first becoming ultra-aware and honest with yourself about your current habits. Slowing down is an essential part of this process. If you are “eating unconsciously” – like when you drive your car to […]

Snacks

Snacks

Is Snacking Healthy? There are two approaches to snacking. One – just eat your three meals and nothing in between. This approach implies that it’s good to have a set routine and if you feel hungry between meals, then it won’t be that long until […]

What’s the Best Diet?

What’s the Best Diet?

Paleo, Keto, Intermittent Fasting or Low Carb? A lot of the posts or ads on facebook, instagram or other social media subscribe to one particular approach or eating regime. Some of them claim that their way is the best way or the only way to […]

What is a Ketogenic Diet?

What is a Ketogenic Diet?

It’s all the buzz recently, in gyms, health columns, amoungst your friends perhaps. Could a ketogenic diet be for you? Could you eat butter, bacon and cream and still lose weight? A Bit of History First off, let’s discuss exactly what it is and how […]

How to Build a Healthy Salad

How to Build a Healthy Salad

Salads are such a great option for make-at-home work-lunch options. It can save you heaps of money too! They are light, tasty, full of nutrients and easy to make. When done well, they’ll provide you with the protein, carbohydrate and fats that your body needs […]

Can You Lose Weight Without Exercise?

Can You Lose Weight Without Exercise?

Usually, the first thing people do when trying to lose weight is to eat less. They cut back on calories. This reduction in energy should then result in weight loss. Makes sense, right? Fewer calories in = Weight Loss The energy in and energy out […]

Celebrity Weight Loss

Celebrity Weight Loss

NUTRITIONAL FACT OR FICTION – WHAT TO BELIEVE? There is always a new diet in the media with a headline claiming they have the ultimate answer for weight loss. Recently, it’s been approaches like Low Carb, Paleo and Ketogenic. The truth is a bit messier […]

Food Myths

Food Myths

There is always a new diet in the media with a headline claiming they have the ultimate answer for weight loss. Recently, it’s been approaches like Low Carb, Paleo and Ketogenic. The truth is a bit messier and a whole lot more complicated than is […]

5 Tips for Eating Well while on a Budget

5 Tips for Eating Well while on a Budget

As a general concern, you’ll want to make sure that your main meals have a protein component, so yep, that means meat, but also dairy, (milk yoghurt and cheese) and vegetarian sources of protein as well. Protein keeps us fuller for longer as it is […]

The Cost of Good Food

The Cost of Good Food

So maybe you’d like to lose some weight, but do you ever feel like all the healthy food is just way more expensive? It’s true, there are a lot of foods that are really good for you that can be very expensive. For example, leaner […]