Tag: metabolism

STRESS & HORMONES! How they impact our weight – and what we can do about it!

Recently I was invited to do a Facebook Live video presentation for a local group – What’s On In Our Backyard. The topic was “STRESS & HORMONES! How they impact your weight – and what we can do about it!” It got the attention of over 2000 people on Facebook, and I’ve been contacted by a number of people for more information and help, so … Read More STRESS & HORMONES! How they impact our weight – and what we can do about it!

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Put some KICK in your day!

The way you start your day often sets up how the rest of your day pans out! If you start your day stressed and rushed, that’s often how it will continue, but if you start it off relaxed and happy – well you’re setting yourself up for a relaxed and happy day! Whether you’re a single, a busy working wife & mother or whatever, … Read More Put some KICK in your day!

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What’s on My Plate?

A lot of people ask me what I eat, how I lost 20kg (about 40% of my body weight) AND MAINTAINED IT FOR 2 YEARS! So here’s the secret (and it’s not really rocket science). I eat to FUEL MY BODY, I eat to NOURISH MY BODY, and I eat to BUILD LEAN MUSCLE….and it works for MOST PEOPLE! A balanced healthy diet that is high Protein, high … Read More What’s on My Plate?

Eating More = Losing More?

Q: TRUE OR FALSE? The less you eat, the more you lose? A: FALSE! The human body is not so simple. It’s built for the complicated work of survival. It kills foreign invaders, digests all kinds of things that we throw into it. It tries to make sure that we have the energy we need and much, much more. Calories have received a bad reputation … Read More Eating More = Losing More?

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Chicken Choy Bow

Needing some Lunchtime inspiration? Then check out this baby from my friend Kate who kindly introduced me to it’s yumminess – ♥♥♥ Ingredients – 1 x Red Apple 1-2 Celery Stalks 250 g Shredded Chicken 4 Iceberg Lettuce Leaves Low Fat/No Fat Mayonnaise Directions – Finely chop the apple and celery Place shredded chicken in a bowl with the chopped apple and celery Mix … Read More Chicken Choy Bow

Are you Skinny Fat?

Ever heard the term “Skinny Fat”? What the????? The generally accepted theory is that if you are overweight you are unhealthy, and if you are thin, you are healthy. But new research points to just how dangerous being skinny can be – if you are “Skinny Fat” that is. The term Skinny Fat means you are under lean, but over fat – ie not enough muscle and … Read More Are you Skinny Fat?

Eat Smart – Tip #7

This is the final tip of Eat Smart week – and Tip #7 is not just about eating smart, but also moving smart. GET READY TO BURN BABY, BURN! Your body stores away the kilojoules we consume each day in two ways – as fast burning Glycogen (which is stored in the your liver and muscles), and as slow burning Fat (which is stored virtually everywhere else). Although … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #7

Eat Smart – Tip #2

Don’t skips meals! If you want to lose more, you need to EAT MORE, not less! 5- 6 smaller meals a day, about 3 hours apart will keep your metabolism revved and burning fat all day- and you won’t be hungry (I promise). WHAT you eat and WHEN you eat are the key to keeping both your metabolism and  energy levels running high – and you’ll be saying goodbye to … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #2