It’s lunchtime and you’re at work with a hungry tummy. But, instead of racing out there and getting Maccas, you’re trying to decide between the healthy options of a wrap, sushi, salad or a smoothie… After all, you’ve got goals and you’re GOING to achieve them! Unfortunately, a lot of so called healthy takeaway lunches…

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I like to think that we can trust researchers to report the facts correctly. Especially when it comes to nutrition and health! However, newly released historical documents show otherwise. During the 60’s, the sugar industry paid researchers to down play the link between sugar and heart disease and shift the blame to fat. This research…

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There are certain weight loss mistakes that I see people making time and time again. Don’t sabotage your weight loss efforts by adopting an unhealthy habit that will prevent you from shedding those kilos. Weight loss mistakes you need to ditch Missing breakfast. This will actually cause you to put on weight. Skipping the first meal…

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Are you feeling frustrated by a lack of progress at gym? Are you regularly sweating it out in your workouts, following a healthy meal plan, only to find that you’re not getting the results you hoped for? The answer may lie in that beer you have when you get home, or the glass of wine…

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Are you struggling to lose that weight even though you are following a healthy diet? These health food myths might provide the answer. Unfortunately many so-called healthy foods are actually unhealthy, contributing to ill health and weight gain. It’s time to solve these health food myths! Low fat and fat free foods. When fat is…

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Is diet soda a healthy alternative? Sugar has taken a real pounding in the health media of late. More and more studies and articles are emphasising the danger that sugar poses to our health. The answer for many? Pop open a can of diet soda! Surely it can’t be that bad if it says ‘diet’…

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As our official national day approaches, I’m sure many of you are planning your Australia Day celebrations. It’s a time when we parade our national pride and celebrate everything Australian. Although there are many organised events, many of us celebrate this day with family and friends. And, like many other celebrations in summer, there are…

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Research reveals the dangers of our diets With many lifestyle diseases on the increase, we have a responsibility to take a closer look at our modern diet. Sugary drinks and snacks abound. There are also hidden sugars lurking in just about everything. You just have to read the ingredients labels on food packaging to realise…

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Are your food cravings thwarting your efforts to lose weight? So you have the best of intentions to eat correctly… But try as you might, you still find yourself desperately seeking high-calorie low-nutrient foods. It’s not your fault. The primitive part of your brain is wired to have these types of food cravings. Seriously. But…

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The Melbourne Cup Carnival started on 12 September. You might be well into the festivities by now. For most of us, Emirates Melbourne Cup Day in a few days’ time (3 November) marks the start of a month of merriment. As we all know, the Melbourne Cup Carnival is a delight for the senses: colour…

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