What's wrong with sitting?

These days, the average person sits for 7.7 hours every day! The typical pattern is to jump out of bed, get into the car so that we can sit at our desk at work then jump back in the car and end a full-on day in front of the tv. Our sedentary lifestyles have changed…

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Eat more of these 10 foods that naturally reduce estrogen

Whether you’re male or female, estrogen is a natural and essential hormone that helps your body to function properly and stay healthy. And, while your body can usually maintain the right balance of estrogen, our modern world is full of products like shampoos, animal hormones and plastic bottles that contain chemical estrogens. Being exposed to…

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Did you know that eating more fat could help you lose weight? Find out how...

Do you think that eating fat will make you fat? If so, you’re not to blame! The media and incorrectly reported research has led us to believe that we are what we eat (read our in-depth article here). However, that thinking’s simply not true! In fact, the right fats are extremely good for you. So…

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Probiotic Supplements

Your gut is full of thousands of different types of bacteria. And, while having a good balance of healthy bacteria is largely responsible for keeping your digestion running smoothly, they do much more than keeping an upset stomach away! Having a gut full of ‘bad’ bacteria weakens your immune system, contributes to obesity and increases…

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healthy takeaway lunches

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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Is Insulin Fertilising Your Fat Cells

We’re often told that calories in versus calories out is the recipe for weight loss or gain. And, that is somewhat true. But, losing weight is more than just a numbers game. Your body is a complex arrangement of systems. If it was as straight forward as eat less, lose weight, the fat loss industry…

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sugar industry blamed fat

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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According to Shannon Ponton, star of The Biggest Loser Families, one factor that’s worsening Australia’s obesity crisis is people’s inability to say no. While many professionals look to blame things like eating too much sugar and not having enough time to work out, Ponton says “as a society, we’ve forgot what the word no means”.…

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diet soft drinks

Zero sugar. Zero calories. 100% taste. Seems like winning doesn’t it? But, as with most things in life, when it sounds too good to be true, it usually is! And the same goes for diet soft drinks. Just because a can of Coke Zero doesn’t have any calories, doesn’t mean it’s as good as water.…

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Stress is a significant problem in today’s world, so it’s important to learn how to beat stress using healthy techniques that you can maintain as part of your everyday routine. Learning how to beat stress is part of adopting a healthy lifestyle Even if you are eating a healthy nutritious diet and exercising regularly, you…

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