Tag: Overweight

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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The 10 Commandments of Successful Weight Loss

It’s easy to lose weight (and maintain a healthy weight!) IF you follow the 10 Commandments of Weight Loss…

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FOOD PORN ~ and 5 Tips for Coping with the Cravings

The term “food porn” is a relatively new concept/term that is the focus of a recent article in Women’s Health Magazine by Teresa O’Rourke. While there are many different definitions of food porn, it can generally be considered glamorised photos of food. 

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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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Kick Start your Weight Loss Today

Put your hand up if you suffer from the dreaded BELLY BLOAT! Come on, be honest…most of us girls suffer from it at some point in time, and often on a regular basis – we all have our “fat days”! There are many reasons why we become bloated, including diet, stress, a build up of toxins in the body, insufficient exercise etc. If you suffer … Read More Kick Start your Weight Loss Today

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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

Goal Setting

I know – you’ve heard it all before, but I can’t stress enough how important it is to set goals if you want to create the best life for yourself (and your loved ones), and be the best version of you that you can be. This applies to all areas of your life – personal, health and career – but is SO important if … Read More Goal Setting

Keeping a Food Diary

Whether you call it a food diary, diet journal or diet log – keeping track of your food intake is all about accountability. This food journal and calorie tracker allows you to keep track of what you eat at all meals and snacks for an entire week. You can record exercise and water intake too. Using a weekly food journal makes it easy to see … Read More Keeping a Food Diary

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?