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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 […]


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  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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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 […]


Happy-Gut

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 […]


stop snacking

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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This really works! EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) otherwise known as “Tapping” is a combination of Ancient Chinese Acupressure and Modern Psychology across the spectrum. From pain relief, to healing childhood traumas, to clearing limiting financial beliefs, to weight loss, body image and food cravings, to fears and phobias, Tapping is proving to be a powerful, […]


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Try some or all of these to get your hot body!! Tip 1.           Try alkaline foods. Lemon juice, fresh watermelon juice and avocados are easy alkaline-rich ways to balance out excess acidity in your body. Tip 2.           Have fun. At the heart of looking good, more than anything is having fun and greeting each day saying […]


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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 […]


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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. […]


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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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  I cannot express how much I endorse this message. So many of our issues and abuses of food and our bodies tie in with poor body image. Print this off, laminate and stick it somewhere you will see it everyday. We have been conditioned by society and parental influences to talk down about ourselves. […]


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We are now aware that we need fats and oils for many processes in the body including hormone balance and nourishment for the brain. Fats contain essential fatty acids (Omega-6 and Omega-3) that our bodies cannot make, and therefore, we must get them from food sources. When you see “cold pressed” or “expeller pressed” oils, […]


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