To lose 1 kg of weight, you need to cut around 7000 calories. Doing extra activities that burn calories will help you get to your goal weight sooner.
There’s so much hype out there about what’s healthy and what’s not that it can get quite confusing. Let’s bust some common diet myths.
9 – 15 July is National Diabetes Week. With 280 people diagnosed every day in Australia with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, diabetes really is a concern for many. They say that for every person with type 2 diabetes, there is another who is yet to be diagnosed and with Australia’s obesity epidemic,
The cooler weather can mean high fat, stodgy foods end up on the winter menu. Here’s my suggestions for warming up your winter menu without the added fats and calories.
With the onset of winter comes the desire for hot, hearty meals that are often made using cheaper, fattier cuts of meat. My 10 tips for surviving winter…
Soup is a healthy lunch or easy dinner option and an ideal afternoon snack to get you through until dinnertime. Here’s 10 tips for healthy homemade soups
Don’t feel deprived. Long term weight loss success is achievable when you know how to make your favourites into low fat, healthy meals.
To know how to curb cravings for certain foods, it helps to understand why we get them. Researchers remain divided but there are many theories. For example, cravings arise in an attempt to supply the body with the nutrients it lacks. Also, foods with pleasurable tastes used as rewards when we’re younger, can become ‘comfort’
People often ask me how to stay motivated. We’ve all been there, at the start of the week we’re gung-ho and ready to conquer the world and by the end of the week we’ve fizzled out and don’t want to play anymore. The thing is, motivation is only one part of the weight loss puzzle.
Are bad habits holding you back? The problem with breaking bad habits is that often the bad habit we give up is quickly replaced by another bad habit. How many times have you heard of a smoker who gave up smoking only to take up eating lollies or chocolate and then gained a heap of