Tim Tam Treat Time…Or Not?

  There is nothing better than having a cuppa and a little ‘time out’ at morning / afternoon tea.  Of course, the ‘cuppa’ is usually accompanied by a little snack.  Healthy snack choices are great for keeping your blood sugar levels up between meals, however if you choose unhealthy snacks – like sugar and fat-filled…

New Years' Resolutions NOT to Make!

  There’s no denying it – 2011 is here and any New Years’ Resolutions you may have made should be actioned…right?  The key to success with making resolutions is to make sure you word them correctly i.e. the words ‘always’, ‘never’ and / or ‘no’ are extremely negative which can impact on how well you ‘stick’ to them.  Some commonly made negative resolutions include the…

CHRISTMAS IS A TIME FOR…INDIGESTION

One of the side effects of over-indulgence at Christmas is the very uncomfortable condition of indigestion (more technically known as dyspepsia).  Indigestion often presents as a sensation of fullness or discomfort in the abdomen accompanied by pain or cramps, heartburn, nausea, and large amounts of gas in the intestines (charming!).  Overeating or eating too rapidly…

Tracey is a New Woman!

Tracey Penfold at her before weight of 123.5kg                                         Tracey Penfold had always been the ‘fat’ girl – though she was also the ‘nice’ girl who made others feel better about themselves, however, all she desperately wanted was…

These Ladies Lost 2 Baby Elephants!

  Let me introduce you to our 5 lovely The Natural Way Slimmer of the year Finalists for 2010.  Collectively, these stunning girls have lost a total of 187.3 kilograms and 12.73 metres has been whittled away from their bodies.  Where did all that go?  187 kg is around the size of 2 baby African elephants and 12.73 metres is…

Drink Water to Lose Weight

  Drink water and lose weight – is it really that easy? Well not quite, but a recent study has found that it can definitely help to win the battle against excess kilograms. Recent published research from Virginia Tech studied two groups of obese and overweight adults.  Both groups were placed on the same  low-fat, low-calorie…