A survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics* revealed that only 87 percent of Australians drank water on the day surveyed; with females aged 31-70 averaging just over a litre of water a day. So, according to the survey even if you are drinking water, chances are, you’re not drinking enough. I hear lots of
It is possible to have healthy meals on the road – making good food choices will help you arrive at your destination feeling fresh and ready to dive into your holiday. Let’s face it, no one wants to arrive at their holiday destination feeling weighed down by heavy food choices. A typical highway roadhouse menu
Emotions can play havoc with your healthy lifestyle, let’s look at some of the ways to overcome some common feelings. When you think about losing weight do you feel overwhelmed, stuck, or confused? Let me help you find out what’s hindering your weight loss. Feeling overwhelmed? Looking at the big picture and seeing all the
This is a fantastic time of year. The longer days make it the perfect time to pack a healthy picnic and get the family outside.
Shedding the extra layers of clothing from winter can reveal a multitude of sins and trigger action to lose the extra kilos. Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and wish there was an easier way? If you want to lose weight in spring and not find it again, I’m here to help. When I weighed
A boring routine is a recipe for disaster when wanting to stick with a weight loss plan long-term. Recharge your enthusiasm with my tips for adding variety. I remember back in my dieting days, diet food was boring, bland and uninspiring so even with the best intentions I could never stick with the plan long-term.
Take the pressure off putting a healthy meal on the table by keeping a few staples in the pantry and fridge. If you want a meal in a hurry it’s unlikely you’ll cook a fancy dinner. Which means you’re left with two options, grab a takeaway or make a quick easy meal. Quick dinners can still
Lifestyle related diseases are on the rise – are you at risk? Poor food choices are posing a very real threat to our lives and are a recipe for lifestyle-related illnesses. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in Australia and is a factor in 10 per
Do you pull the doona up or do you get up and get moving? When it’s cold and dark outside instead of pulling the doona up and going back to sleep, get up and exercise. You need to dig deep and find the motivation to get moving in winter, but it’s worth it. So instead
As a parent it can be hard to encourage kids to eat healthy food, especially when unhealthy choices are so blatantly marketed directly to them. It may seem easier to just give in when kids ask for the unhealthy food advertised, but as with everything in life there are consequences if you take the easy