Stress and Your Weight.

Unfortunately, as a result of the hectic pace of our busy lifestyles, our levels of stress seems to be sky-rocketing higher than petrol prices.   Stress is certainly one of those unavoidable parts of life that affects all people to differing degrees – and how you ‘cope’ with stress can have a huge impact on your…

Proof that Hormones and Weight Gain are linked

There is much more to weight loss than cutting back on dessert and increasing exercise:  nutrient deficiencies, stress and hormones can all have an impact on how you gain and lose weight.  In fact, latest research has shown that hormones can have an impact on how you maintain your weight AFTER you have slimmed down to your goal. A recent study, conducted by the University of Melbourne, selected…

Masterchef is Making Us Fat

The media is sending us the message loud and clear – Australians rising obesity rates are continuing to grow despite the increasing public awareness about the risks associated with being overweight.  Why are Australians turning their backs on their health?  One reason could be due to our obsession with cooking television shows such as Masterchef.…

Time for a Spring Clean!

In our modern world toxins are almost impossible to avoid.  Environmental toxins include things like pesticides, food additives and colourings, air and water pollutants (just to name a few).  However, toxins can also be generated within your own body.  For example, if you have an overgrowth of harmful bacteria in your intestines, these can produce…