Did you know that men lose weight easier than women? Men’s health is in the spotlight for Men’s Health Week, June 11 – 17, 2018. Recent statistics show that 70 percent of Australian men are either overweight or obese and the figures increase with age. The following is from the Australian Bureau of Statistics* “of
Did you know that most people who lose weight will put it all back on within five years? And many people who regularly diet report that they are heavier now than they were five years ago. They’re sad facts. Diets fail – but it is possible to get to your healthy weight range and stay
I remember having hungry days where I felt like I could eat the rag out of a doll (that’s Aussie slang for ‘eat everything in sight’)! I felt like I was constantly thinking about food and what I was going to eat next. Here’s what I did to cope…
It’s that time of year again, time to reflect on the year that was and make a few plans for the year ahead. Ask anyone and I’m sure they’ll say that sticking to New Year’s resolutions can be tough. It’s tough but not impossible, let me show you how. Perhaps you uttered a few words
Many things can hinder weight loss. If you’ve tried to lose weight many times with only short term success, you may find the cause here
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.
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…
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