The holidays are coming! Which for most of us means family, fun and often delicious food and drinks. Unfortunately in Australia, we tend to enjoy the silly season a little too much. Current statistics show that lean Australians tend to put on an average of 0.37kg over the Christmas break, and for overweight or obese […]
Health Benefits of infrared saunas, detoxification, weight loss, skin health, joint and muscle pain.
What are beta glucans? Beta glucans are soluble fibre found in the cell walls of bacteria, fungi, yeasts, algae, lichens, and plants, such as oats and barley. You have probably heard of beta glucans before. Uncle Toby’s talk about them in their television ads for oats, claiming they help with lowering cholesterol. And although it’s […]
What is hypothyroidism? Are you feeling tired and suffering from constipation, hair loss or do you find it hard to lose weight and often have cold hands and feet? These are just some of the symptoms of hypothyroidism or an under functioning thyroid gland. The thyroid gland makes hormones that help control your weight, heart […]
With the beginning of each New Year comes a flurry of new years resolutions. It seems like a good a time as any to think about change and transitioning from one year to the next, and with the New Year there may be extra significance, buoyancy and hope than at other times of the year. […]
To say that weight gain is purely due to an imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure is a huge oversimplification of weight loss. As we know everyone is different and responds differently to foods and eating styles. There is no ‘one diet fits all’ or a ‘quick fix’ for weight loss. The key questions […]