Amy is Flying High

                It is always good to go back and visit old friends…and Amy Houtermans is one of ‘The Natural Way’s’ old friends, who I blogged about last year in August.  Amy was an entrant in our Slimmer of the Season competition back in Winter 2010 and lost an impressive…

Winter Weight Loss Tips

Why is it by the time Spring comes around, we can sometimes feel a bit more flabby around the mid?  There are lots of culprits, but the drop in temperature is the number one problem!  When the cold arrives, we stay inside.  This means our metabolism slows down and we pack on the extra kilos.   In fact, some…

Rising Obesity Sees End of Food Pyramid in USA

Defunct Food Pyramid now replaced with more user friendly MyPlate Everything Australia can do, the USA can do better – and that includes being obese.  American health authorities are so concerned with the ever growing obesity rates, that they have decided to review and overhaul their basic nutritional guidelines.  So that means, after almost two decades, the traditional ‘Food Pyramid’…

Medical Misinformation

I recently had a phone call from one of our excellent weight loss consultants Cynthia.  She was absolutely flabbergasted and needed to share her story with me.  A client of hers – who has lost 11kg to date – had recently visited her Doctor.  Of course, the topic of her weight loss came up during…

Fast Food: Our New National Dish

  Figures released today are a BIG cause for concern.  Current spending trends show that by the end of the year, Australians will have spent $37 billion on fast food.  More amazing, is that this figure has increased by $4 billion in just three years! So despite the fact that we are all feeling the…

Food Court Fright

Nothing does bad food like a food court: but it is almost always possible to find some good choices   You know the feeling…you have only intended to pop into the shops to pick up a few things, BUT before you know it, time has flown and your stomach is telling you to stop and…

Three Golden Rules to Weight Loss

If you feel like you overdosed on hot cross buns and chocolate eggs over Easter,  now is the time to get back on track. These three ‘golden rules’ will help to get you started: Start each morning with a healthy breakfast. Eating breakfast stops you from snacking on high-calorie foods mid-morning (an absolute weight loss disaster) and provides you with the…