I have been blessed with a love of food.
I have also been blessed with a tendency to pile on the kilos from looking too hard at a slice of chocolate cake.
This is my inheritance.
And although I would love to place all blame for my wildly fluctuating body on my mother,I [...]
So,you’ve cut out the sugar in your coffee and no longer eat muffins or waffles and avoid chocolate. But,is it enough?
The answer is a loud and resounding NO!
The simple fact is that hidden sugars can cause weight problems,health problems and cravings.
Sugar is very addictive –[...]
Stay Motivated Nobody ever said that losing weight would be easy. Staying motivated can be hard work,but it isn’t impossible. Accept that you may hit a motivational plateau. At first,losing weight and exercising is exciting and fun. After time,many people lose their motivation. The key to motivation is figuring out how to [...]
Do you (or someone you’re concerned about) really have depression,or is it a case of the blues? It’s not always easy to tell the difference,especially when there’s a good reason to feel down. Grief,losing a job,or a chronic illness can all cause behaviors that might be mistaken for depression,for example.
1. I’ve got to eat less to lose weight
Starvation diets don’t work! Short term,your body goes into starvation mode and conserves fat stores – you will pick up weight. Long term,the weight-loss won’t last and the kilo’s will pile on as quickly as it was lost.
2. I eat bread even [...]
The good; the bad; and the ugly
The Ugly: Cellulite. It’s that nasty C-word that haunts so many of us. But what is it really?
Quite simply, cellulite is a type of fat. In fact, it’s a combination of fat, water, and “toxic wastes”that the body has failed to eliminate.
Did you know that apples are fantastic for weight-loss? Well,they are. And here’s why…
Not only are apples low in fat and calories,but they’re also low in sodium. Any weight conscious person knows the importance of keeping an eye on those calories and fat content labels,but not enough people take their [...]
The H20 of Hunger
You know that distinctly gnawing feeling in your tummy? That empty,vacuous,hollow feeling in your stomach that’s just screaming for some food,all food,any food?
You could be feeling as hungry as a wild animal… but have you ever stopped to think that you might just be thirsty?