Feeding kids for good health

Feeding kids for good health

Feeding kids for good health is every parent’s responsibility. The problem though, is that it’s not that easy! Any of this sound familiar? “But my kids LOVE pasta, fries, sarmies and biscuits.” And “Surely kids need carbs to grow properly?” Oh, and my...
Healthy food marketing wolves kept at bay

Healthy food marketing wolves kept at bay

Jack and Jill’s healthy food and water sources were up at the top of the hill. They lived at the bottom. As the story goes, fetching these got a little rough at times. Likewise, the cow was unco-operative, the chickens flew the coop and Jack Frost kept turning...
Thinking outside of the (take-away) box

Thinking outside of the (take-away) box

So there I was, loaded on the hammy curl machine, trying desperately hard to push through yet another set without screaming. Next to me was a woman on the ‘yes/no’ machine with her trainer, yakking about her diet. I couldn’t help but eavesdrop. Side note: I spend most...
My experiment with fat loss

My experiment with fat loss

Early in 2013, I wrote the below article, recording the results of an experiment in fat loss. See at close of article for my recent body fat test results… Research shows that intermittent fasting (going without food for 14-36 hours) coupled with exercise forces...
Why skipping breakfast is a great idea

Why skipping breakfast is a great idea

Mmm – haven’t we always been told to eat breakfast, come rain or shine?  In fact, I’ve been one of the guilty myself – suggesting to clients that if they don’t include this daily habit, they may find their metabolisms negatively affected.  But rather a lot of very...