Traditional party food is often high in fat and adding alcohol to the mix can spell disaster for a slimmer. But celebrating in style doesn’t have to break the calorie bank. It is possible to plan a healthy Christmas party and no one will notice the difference!
One staple food that appears on most dinner plates each night is potato. Australians eat bucket loads in many various ways. So why has the humble spud received such a bad rap of late?
A healthy grocery trolley means healthy food for the week. Here’s my tips for navigating the supermarket aisles for a healthy fridge and pantry.
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.
8 – 14 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,
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’
Whether it’s breakfast in bed for a special occasion or your everyday grind, my simple ideas for a healthy breakfast will get you on the right track.
This is the perfect time to start fresh with your weight loss efforts.
With precious few daylight hours in winter, being organized and planning ahead are important. Having ingredients on hand for quick easy dinners will help.