Do you feel out of control if you’re not on a diet?

When I suggest to someone that they stop dieting, the biggest roadblock I hear is: “But how do I manage my weight if I’m not on a diet?” For so many people, dieting has become the only way they feel in control of their bodies and their weight. So, they jump in and out of […]

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Are you getting enough zinc?

In today’s world, meeting our zinc requirements from food alone is much harder than it was even 50 years ago. Zinc used to be present in our soil. As such, we obtained it gradually across the day in foods such as fruits and vegetables. Even grain-based foods such as breads and cereals provided us with […]

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Simple solutions for a troubled tummy

Digestion can have a huge impact on our quality of life. It’s difficult to feel energised and uplifted if your tummy hurts, your belly is bloated, or you’re visiting the toilet too frequently or not frequently enough. While these symptoms are very common, they’re not normal. Food intolerances are very much an issue for many […]

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Confused about food?

We recently asked our Facebook community what frustrated them most when it came to their food. Here’s what people shared: “That there’s always someone, somewhere saying your choices are bad. One minute it’s promoted as “healthy” and the next it’s not” “Knowing what quantities to eat for your age (and avoiding that middle age spread)” […]

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Do you ever get ‘hangry’?

Do you have moments when you get so ravenous you can’t think straight? When hunger takes over your body and you need to eat immediately or you feel you’re at risk of fainting? Some people even use the word ‘hangry’, describing how they get overwhelmingly grumpy until they’ve refuelled. When you’re in this state, your […]

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July 2017

It’s at this time of year, as the weather begins to get colder and the days are shorter, it can be harder to resist the habits we’re trying to change. When we lose that motivation, it can be easy to perceive that what we’re trying to achieve is just all too hard. Life can so […]

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