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Why Do I Overeat?


I make my living from helping people to reach their ideal weight at Weight Loss Therapist in Capalaba. I often wonder why people start overeating and without a doubt most people start overeating because of their programming when they were young. This weekend I attended a workshop by Dr John Demartini and he gave me […]

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People Around me will feel Threatened

Some people may feel that those around them may feel threatened when they lose weight. Will their partner feel insecure? Will my partner feel that others will become interested in me? These are valid fears. Sometimes people close to you may envy your weight loss, or fear that you will judge them for not being […]

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5 Rules to Health

Have you ever noticed that it is really easy to slip back into unhealthy eating habits? It creeps up and before you even realise it you are back to eating your old unhealthy ways. If this has happened to you here are 5 tips to bring you back to balance and healthy eating: Make breakfast […]

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So what’s the difference?

We often get mixed up with the titles of some of our health experts. We have a general idea, so what does that title mean and what is the difference: Dietitian and Nutritionist: a dietitian is more specialised. They have a qualification in human nutrition and have done more theory work. They have been assessed […]

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10 Ways to Pep Yourself Up

We all have days when we feel flat, tired and a little demotivated. Usually when we are like this we reach for a sugar snack, have a coffee or a short break. Here are some ways to pep you up: Change your posture. Have you ever noticed that when you sit or walk with a […]

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Sugar and Munchies

Too often your so called healthy breakfast can be too high in sugar. Some of the more trendy breakfasts that you are told will save you time and are healthy are often far from healthy: Breakfast and Snack Bars: Often contain high amounts of dried fruit, honey and chocolate, all of which is packed with […]

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Foods to Increase Your Omega-3

One of the best foods that I know to increase your omega-3 levels id salmon, preferably wild salmon. The reason I say wild salmon is that farmed salmon are often fed grains which contain high levels of omega-6. Omega-6 in high amounts is an inflammatory and can cancel out the effects of omega-3. What I […]

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7 Essential Herbs

Herbs add extra flavour to food but they can also contribute a lot to our health and wellbeing. Herbs contain antioxidants, essential oils, flavonoids, saponins, tannins, vitamins and minerals, all compounds that are beneficial to health. • Basil – aids digestion, boosts the immune system, lowers blood pressure, stimulates mental and physical energy and relieves […]

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Your Values Dictate Your Goals

Have you ever set a goal and did not accomplish it? Chances are that they were not congruent with your top values. If you set a goal that is congruent with your top values or will allow you to reach your top values then you will probably achieve it. A goal is something that you […]

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Protein: The Superstar Food.

Protein is great when trying to lose those extra kilos but it has other benefits. Protein is essential to repair and build muscles, the breakdown and repair of muscles is happening all the time so you need adequate amounts of protein in the day as it is not stored in the body. Because protein takes […]

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