Sugar or fat, which one is to blame for the obesity explosion we are now seeing around the globe? This is the subject of a recent BBC documentary. The latest advice we are hearing from the health industry is the sugar is the real culprit not fat, as has been previously thought. In this study […]


  So, we are well and truly into the silly season. It’s the time of year when we indulge in less healthy food choices and tend to drink more than any other time of year. So what can we do to minimise the adverse effect of these toxins on our body. Not drinking alcohol and […]

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***CHOCOLATE~CHOCOLATE~CHOCOLATE*** With the Christmas juggernaut rolling in, and lots of sugar laden, transfat full, chemically enhanced treats being offered. I thought I would share the recipe I use to make my own healthy chocolate. So, you can satisfy your sweet tooth and get all the health benefits from real cacao and coconut oil. This chocolate […]

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Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the last 10 years you may have (like me) been exposed to a huge amount of conflicting information on health, weight loss, nutrition, what’s good for you, what’s not good for you. Much of this information contradicts each other. One week we need to cut out […]


The health of our bodies is, directely linked to the health of our gut. And the health of our gut is determined by how well balanced our good and bad bacteria is. There’s a complex ecosystem of bacteria living in your gut, involving hundreds of species The good bacteria in our gut is there to […]

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If you find yourself snacking or craving a certain food when you know you are not hungry, then these 5 great tips can help you overcome it once and for all. Taken from Doreen Virtues book “Constant Craving”, she provides these practical tips to re-program your snacking habits and stop snacking. When you feel a […]

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Heart disease or cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the term used for heart, stroke and blood vessel diseases. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia, accounting for 36 per cent of all deaths in Australia in 2004. It kills one Australian every ten minutes. Cardiovascular disease: Kills one Australian every ten minutes. Was suffered by one […]


Wheat belly is a term that describes what is otherwise known as visceral fat. Who gets wheat belly? Well, certainly those who eat wheat. And what exactly is it? Wheat belly is another way of saying “beer belly” or belly fat. Essentially, it is a special kind of fat tissue that wraps around the organs […]


If there is a secret to the mystery of permanent weight loss, it is the complete elimination of emotional eating. If you are like the majority of people who want to lose weight, you almost certainly have struggled long and hard with this issue. One of your earliest unconscious lessons was that food equals comfort. […]


  In just 30 days you can transform your thinking, your body and ultimately your life. During the Spring Clean you will;   Make positive changes to your nutritional intake Establish and maintain a positive body image – learn to love yourself Move your body, build muscle, burn fat Take time out to relax and […]


Many fruits and vegetables are grown with pesticides to get rid of bugs.  Although nobody wants to find a creepy crawly in their fruit, according to the Environmental Working Group, even small doses of pesticides can adversely affect your health and are worrisome, not well understood, and in some cases are completely unstudied. Organic fruit and vegetables is a great choice to avoid these harmful […]

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The act of dieting is an act of resistance, and of denying yourself. By carefully measuring and tracking everything you eat, practicing self denial, you will lose weight. However, weight loss this way is not long lasting, it cannot be maintained without a certain degree of unhappiness. Most of us can diet for a short […]

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