Can you be tricked into wanting more food?

Contrary to the way our ancestors ate (for survival), eating for the pure sake of pleasure has become more common in today’s society. With the amount of food temptations that we are presented with everyday in our living environments it is no surprise that we have slipped into this way of eating. Y...

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Posted on Dec 21, 2015 - Last updated on Dec 21, 2015

Being overweight- do you know the risks and dangers?

While a few extra kilo’s may do no harm, as soon as the weight of a person starts to venture off into the ‘overweight’ and ‘obese’ danger zones, it’s suddenly not only weight that they are gaining, but a whole lot of dangerous health risks as well. In our physical-appearance-obsessed soc...

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Posted on Nov 23, 2015 - Last updated on Nov 23, 2015

How Often Should You Weigh Yourself?

For many of us, the thought of stepping on the scales can make us shudder. If you let it, the whole act of weighing yourself can turn itself into a source of stress and self-hate. However, a recent article by App for Health shed light on the importance of frequent weigh ins for successful weight [&h...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2015 - Last updated on Oct 19, 2015

Three Ways Regular Journaling Helps You Eat Better

You may have heard about the potential benefits of regular journaling and reflective writing before, but now more than ever there is an abundance of evidence and research supporting this activity for both physical and emotional health. The question you might ask is how exactly can putting our though...

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Posted on Sep 17, 2015 - Last updated on Sep 17, 2015

Healthy Eating Tips for Parents- The Antidote to “Destroying Your Kids Lives”

An antidote to the eating dilemma blog post: How to destroy your kids lives… Someone tagged me on facebook to an article entitled “How to Destroy Your Kids Lives”.   I usually cringe momentarily wondering what I have been connected to and wondering if I am going to agree or disagree prof...

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Posted on Aug 24, 2015 - Last updated on Aug 25, 2015

What’s Stopping You?

“Winning is a habit.  Unfortunately, so is losing.” Sometimes the easiest thing to do is nothing.  That’s why most people don’t start or they give up too soon and therefore fail to progress. It’s easy to stay where you are, it’s comfortable, it’s known.  ...

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Posted on Aug 4, 2015 - Last updated on Aug 4, 2015

Skip breakfast to be a big weight gainer!

It’s probably not the first time you’ve heard that eating breakfast is better for weight loss than skipping it.  We know that breakfast eaters also have better concentration, energy levels and fewer cravings all through their day than people who skip breakfast.  Though did you know tha...

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Posted on Aug 3, 2015 - Last updated on Aug 3, 2015

How To Stop Food Cravings, Part 3

We have discussed in previous posts why we get cravings and whether we can be addicted to food. Now let’s talk about some practicalities and how to stop food cravings.  Here are three ideas to get you started. 1. Make sure you are well nourished by eating a healthy nutrient rich diets of real...

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Posted on Jul 20, 2015 - Last updated on Jul 20, 2015

Safe and Healthy Weight Loss

It is almost every day that we are bombarded with the newest diet trends and health tips. Diet and health books are published every day it seems, and there are advertisements for weight loss posted everywhere we go. Usually, they get straight to the point and tell us how to lose weight and how to [&...

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Posted on Jul 13, 2015 - Last updated on Jul 13, 2015

Why Sugar is Not All That Sweet

Few of us get through the day without adding some sort of sugar to our diet. Like it or not, we are drawn to its sweetness like bees to honey. But is sugar really all that sweet? The answer is no. Well if it is, it’s only sweet in the taste sense of the word, […]...

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Posted on Jun 29, 2015 - Last updated on Jun 29, 2015