Addiction, what causes it?

Why the addiction or Why the pain? What makes some people more vulnerable to addiction?  We can be addicted to all sorts of things, in an attempt to escape … Unfortunately trying to escape the pain, only causes more pain. Watch this insightful video into behaviors that give us temporary relie...

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Posted on Jun 24, 2015 - Last updated on Jun 24, 2015

Creating Healthy Family Norms to Prevent Obesity

How do we create healthy family norms so that obesity doesn’t become your family normal? Every day, children are bombarded with messages and ideas that promote a negative body image. Parents however, have the power to shape and construct family norms around food, eating and weight-related idea...

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

Thai style Beef and Noodle Salad Recipe Demonstration

Nutritionist Lisa Cutforth, demonstrates an easy and tasty version of an Asian or Thai style Beef Salad...

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

Do you want to be happy and healthy when you grow up? This 13-year old boy certainly does!

A 13-year old boy challenges conventional wisdom, assumptions and systems.  Perhaps we can’t assume or take for granted that our children are happy and healthy.  Is he right… are we more focused on earning a living than building a life? Are there a few ideas we can embrace from his app...

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Posted on Jun 18, 2015 - Last updated on Jun 18, 2015

Clean Eating for Weight Loss

Chances are that you have come across the trend that is ‘clean eating’. You could open any health magazine or browse any lifestyle site and you would see the term pop up numerous times. But what actually is clean eating and how does it work? Well, it turns out that clean eating is actually much ...

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Posted on Jun 16, 2015 - Last updated on Jun 16, 2015

Late night snacking, can it influence your weight?

Late Night Snacking: Can it Influence Our Weight? We have all had those nights where it seems that our hunger wants to kick in at 9pm when we’ve already had dinner, cleaned our teeth and are ready for bed. But can this tendency to snack late at night affect our weight and health? Well, studies [&h...

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Posted on Jun 1, 2015 - Last updated on Jun 1, 2015

The Importance of Eating Together as a Family

In today’s busy world it is often hard to find time to spend together as a family. As studies have shown, dinner time might just be the perfect time to reconnect and bond with your loved ones. It should be a time to relax, share stories and reflect on the day that has been. The […]...

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Posted on May 25, 2015 - Last updated on May 25, 2015

Diagnosing Hunger: Where are you hungry?

Diagnosing Hunger: What are you really hungry for? Do you want a chocolate, or a hug? How do you diagnose hunger? Unlike other animals, humans seem to eat for a number of reasons, that aren’t always about nourishing the body.   You could use the following rules of thumb to help you diagno...

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

Who at Home Controls What You Eat?

Did you know that the person who does most of the food shopping and cooking in the household controls up to 72% of the food decisions of their children and spouse?(1) Who is this person in your household? It may be your mum, dad, your spouse or it may even be you! Whoever it may […]...

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Posted on May 18, 2015 - Last updated on May 18, 2015

Roast Mediterranean Bake – Healthy Cooking and Recipe Demonstration

Nutritionist and Foodie Lisa demonstrates a crowd favorite, Roast Mediterranean Bake. You can make this as a vegetarian dish or as a one pot dinner with chicken or fish....

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Posted on May 18, 2015 - Last updated on May 18, 2015

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