October 20, 2018

As is Murphy's Law I woke up one morning with a whopping big cold sore, smack bang in the centre of my top lip. OUCH! It just so happened to be the night I was booked to talk to a group of ladies about how to best manage stress. Obviously I hadn't been listening to my...

April 29, 2018

Diet drinks contain very few calories and no sugar. Therefore, replacing a regular soft drink with a diet soda alternative, sounds like a good idea to reduce your sugar consumption and shift those extra kilos...

Unfortunately, the very opposite is true. The artificial s...

March 30, 2018

Where do I start with this one? I am a self confessed sweet tooth. The willpower to deny it does not always go the way I want, even with all my knowledge! Sugar, sugar and more sugar. Its everywhere. We all know its bad, but why doesn't that stop us eating it, or why c...

March 14, 2018

This one is for the ladies.....

All hormones are important for women, but oestrogen may be at the top of that list. Most of us are aware of oestrogens role as a sex hormone, however oestrogens role is so much more than that. We are still learning about what oestrogen do...

February 27, 2018

Why is it that your friend eats more than you do, doesn’t exercise nearly as much, but easily maintains lower weight? It may be that you have a slower metabolism than she or he does.

Metabolism is the process by which your body converts the food you eat into energy. It...

February 13, 2018

Can too much stress increase cortisol and lead to weight gain? The answer is a definite yes!

February 10, 2018

Will an apple a day with 40% less vitamin A, 40% less iron and 30% less phosphorous still keep the doctor away? This is the reality we face today with regards to our food. Because of soil depletion, crops grown decades ago were much richer in vitamins and minerals than...

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