Why the Mediterranean Diet is the #1 Diet in the world

For years, medical experts have observed and confirmed that residents of Mediterranean countries have much lower cases of obesity, cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases than people in the United States and other European countries. After much observation and research, scientists have traced this phenomenon to their diet difference.

5-HTP – and 5 Science Backed Benefits of Using It

Back in 2011 I was feeling flat! Like my mojo had gone MIA. I instinctively knew that my body was lacking certain nutrients, and after speaking with a Naturopath friend of mine about the possibilities, she suggested that I look into a range of supplements. One of which was 5-HTP! After doing a ton of … Continue reading 5-HTP – and 5 Science Backed Benefits of Using It

The “Secret” to my 20kg Weight Loss & Living a Healthier Life Revealed

We're bombarded daily with so much information about losing weight! Which "diet" you should follow! What "workout/s" you should be doing, and how often you should be doing it! It's a full-time job just working out what's right, what's wrong - and more importantly what will work for you! But there is a ONE BIG … Continue reading The “Secret” to my 20kg Weight Loss & Living a Healthier Life Revealed

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

4 GOOD REASONS TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE

We all know that living a healthy life is the Hot Topic right now - eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly and managing stress effectively is on everyone's lips. BUT did you know that making these healthy choices every day can affect more than just your physical appearance - it can also increase both the … Continue reading 4 GOOD REASONS TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE

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... 1. Keep a food journal.  I know, I know....BORING - but it will give you clues to which foods you should keep eating and which ones might not be suited for your body. Here's what to include in your … Continue reading The 10 Commandments of Successful Weight Loss

Finding Meaning in Movement

Recently I "fell over" an article written by Psychologist, Clay Routledge, Ph.D. which raises the question....might we finally see Doctors, Psychiatrists and the like, pulling out their prescription pad and instead prescribing medication, in fact prescribing physical activity? The Existential Benefits of Exercise - by Clay Routledge, Ph.D. We all know that exercise is good … Continue reading Finding Meaning in Movement