Alkalising Elle McPherson

It’s great to know that even fabulous supermodels can have their ‘down’ days when it comes to their weight.  Elle McPherson has spent many years in front of the camera flaunting her superb body, however her self-esteem plummeted around 2 years ago when her super-healthy diet wasn’t working for her anymore.  She was gaining weight…

Weight Loss Myths

The problem with trying to lose weight is that it is so confusing!  I mean, there is so much conflicting information about diets, nutrition and weight loss, it’s hard to know fact from fiction.  In today’s blog I want to ‘clear up’ some common weight loss myths so you know what NOT to do. Fad…

Woolworths to Offer ‘Supermarket’ Health Checks

Supermarket giant Woolworths recently announced that they want to move into the healthcare market and plan to offer free in-store health check-ups to their customers. Medical and Pharmaceutical Regulatory bodies are not happy about the announcement (read more here: https://www.news.com.au/finance/business/woolworths-health-checks-slammed-by-australian-medical-association-and-pharmacy-guild/story-fnkgdftz-1226974808618) and, quite frankly, I totally agree – can a supermarket really offer quality healthcare advice?…

Jillian Michaels Quits Biggest Loser USA

You may recall that there was a lot of controversy surrounding the winner of the Biggest Loser USA this year (refer to previous blog: https://loseweightwithsue.wordpress.com/2014/02/11/winner-of-the-biggest-loser-usa-is-too-thin/).  In a nutshell, Rachel Fredrickson was declared the Biggest Loser, however, her appearance shocked the crowd:  she was very underweight.  Jillian Michaels, one of the popular trainers, has now sensationally…

Doctor Oz Versus Big Pharma

Last week, the USA Senate conducted a hearing on false diet-product scams and Doctor Oz had to ‘face the music’ regarding his blatant endorsement of natural weight-loss herbs on his TV show.  Senator Claire McCaskill stated that Doctor Oz was unethical in his description of how effective the these weight loss aids worked and also…

Alcohol and Your Weight Loss

If you are currently trying to lose weight but notice that the kilograms are not dropping as quickly as you would like, perhaps you need to look at what you are drinking rather than what you are eating.  Drinking alcohol regularly can definitely ‘slow down’ the weight loss process:  read below to find out the…