The aroma of a delicious soup bubbling away on the stove in winter is sure to tempt the taste buds It’s no secret I love soup, in fact, I enjoy it all year round. Homemade soups can use up the limp veggies in the bottom of the fridge to make an economical meal and it’s
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
There’s no one-size-fits-all Mother’s Day gift, my seven ideas will put you on the right track to the perfect gift. A very special day is coming up on May 13th – Mother’s Day. Did any one of us mums ever know how many hats we would have to wear in this role? A mum needs
13 – 19 May is Food Allergy Week. Did you know that Australia has one of the highest incidences of food allergies in the world? A lot of confusion surrounds food allergy and intolerance with many people thinking it’s the same thing. Let’s look at the difference. To put it simply, food allergies are an
Let’s look at why diets fail… Yes, the diets fail – not you! The good news is, it is possible to get to your healthy weight range and stay there.
Depending on where you are, it’s school holiday time which means there’s constantly hungry mouths to feed So how do you have healthy holiday food for the kids and still have fun treats? I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that homemade is the best option. This way you know exactly what’s in the
Celebrate the wins – big or small! This month marks 25 years in my healthy weight range. I can’t imagine what my life would be like today if I had continued down that path of yo-yo dieting, eating huge amounts of unhealthy food and being a couch potato. I was hitting the scales at 100
If you started your healthy eating plan in January, chances are Easter will be your first major hurdle when it comes to sticking to your new lifestyle. It is possible to have a healthy Easter and not compromise all you’ve achieved so far by following my five tips for a healthy Easter. Let’s start by
When it comes to losing weight, getting started with exercise can be one of the hardest steps. I know only too well how difficult it can be to get started with exercise, when I committed to losing my weight I was flat out walking to the letterbox and back. Physical activity guidelines set out by
Experts say we need around seven to nine hours sleep a night, any less than this and you could be suffering from the effects of sleep deprivation.