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Is “Protein” the new hype in food marketing?

May 10, 2017

It seems that the word protein is the new fad word within food right now. We all praise and recommend it, from meal companies, supplement brands and snack companies to most fitness coaches and dieticians. Is the hype real? Or are we being lead down a great food marketing campaign, just like the days when…

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Coffee, why we love the goodness and should keep on drinking it!

April 30, 2017

First and foremost, I would like you to know that I am a coffee drinker. And yes, I confess as a fitness and health professional I have been guilty of asking my clients, family and friends to manage their coffee consumption. The research up until now had been presented with mixed emotions and with a…

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Keep weight loss simple!

April 19, 2017

Keep weight loss simple! In theory, it is a simple process but the weight loss journey is often one of the most challenging aspects of being healthy. Therefore it is imperative that we speak the truth and understand what the fundamental parts are for successful and manageable weight loss. There is always a price to…

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The changing face of modern living.

April 19, 2017

Change is inevitable. In countries like Australia the landscape and dynamics of modern living are changing so rapidly. I live in Sydney, Australia and I absolutely love it! A recent article by Daily Mail, posted early in January 2017 (on Social Media) labelled Sydney as the New York of the southern hemisphere. That’s a pretty…

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Is your mind programmed to help you look amazing?

April 17, 2017

The moment I discovered the words “ food preparation is key”, I discovered the best physical shape and health of my life. Food preparation at home isn’t the most glamorous chore as it can be very time consuming and can take up most of your day. However, without prepared food for the week we are…

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Don’t listen to anyone, you are allowed to be as sexy as you want!

April 10, 2017

There have always been two main stances on health within society and I’m not sure if that will ever change. One side focuses on the belief that to be healthy is to live with a priority of looking and feeling younger, healthier and sexier. The other side is where the priorities of health, weight and…

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Wearable Health is Our Future

January 26, 2017

The recent news on our health as a nation forms a great contradiction. The figures show that there is some concern regarding obesity and weight gain, especially with an ageing population and one that it is also growing with an influx in immigration. The Australian Bureau of Statistics Data in 2011-12 indicated that 62.8% of…

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Where do we put on the most weight?

January 25, 2017

The answer is not what you might think. It is not at home or at parties, but in the workplace. Recent figures from the Bureau of Statistics suggest that almost sixty-five percent of full-time workers put in more than forty hours per week. Over eighteen percent are doing over fifty hours. Working longer hours means…

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