Category Archives for Diet

Low-carb food tips

Low-carb food: In last week’s blog, we introduced the idea of Food Tips, Kitchen Tips, and Sleep & Exercise Tips that will help make changing to a low-carb eating pattern easier. Today we’re diving into some detail relating to low-carb food tips. 1. Pre-plan your meals and shopping Getting to the supermarket without a plan, […]

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Low-carb tips

Changing your eating patterns is not always easy, especially if you’re eliminating some of the staples you’re used to. These low-carb tips make it easier. Food Tips Pre-plan your meals and shopping Buy fresh whole foods Minimise packaged & processed foods Herbs & spices create flavoursome meals Eat every meal from a plate Don’t eat […]

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Why am I getting slow results?

Slow results are sometimes the most frustrating part of anyone’s weight loss journey. We start with high hopes of achieving our ‘ideal’ weight in no time, only to find that within weeks (days?) we’re disappointed. While outstanding weight loss results are promoted, many people achieve slow results. What causes the difference? With any program, some […]

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Healthy sisterhood

Healthy Inspirations provides a sisterhood for members; a place where they can come and be supported and encouraged by like-minded women. Our franchisee Nola Bellenger from Prospect, SA, is this week’s guest blogger: “The year is flying by and it seems like Christmas is just over and now it’s almost Easter! So where are we […]

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Gluten-Free – Pros and Cons

Have you heard about the gluten-free diet? Is it magic or not? It’s estimated that 14% of Australians may be on a gluten-free diet. Experts are divided in opinion regarding whether gluten-free diets are safe or dangerous. A recent study suggested that those eating the least gluten had the highest rates of diabetes. What gives? […]

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Ageing – it’s not just your genes

We’re all ageing and there’s nothing we can do about that, but our day-to-day choices can influence how we age. Think about a time where a person’s age has genuinely surprised you. This can go both ways: the 50-year old who looks more like 35, or the 60-year old who you would have sworn was at […]

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The temptation factor

Anyone falling victim to the temptation factor or with a problem giving up certain foods may want to rethink their access to those foods. An experiment into candy consumption found that more candy is eaten when it sits in see-through bowls within arm’s reach compared to when in opaque bowls in the same location. When […]

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Organise a Lunch Club

Lunch Club. What an amazing idea. If you haven’t heard of a Lunch Club, the basic premise is that a group of like-minded workmates supply lunches for the group. Imagine having to think of and prepare lunch once a week, while also getting some wonderful variety and nutrition every day. You may have noticed the […]

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Daily deal temptation

Temptation is one of those things that is easy to avoid, but occasionally pops up when your guard is down. If you’re a fan of the daily deal-style emails that arrive in your Inbox, you’ll be bombarded with temptation. Degustation menus, 2-for-one meals, and all-you-can-eat buffets, all at low prices, seem like a great option […]

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Results require effort

Outstanding results don’t come naturally. Expertise and the achievement of goals requires effort over a long time, making mistakes and trying again. For most of us, losing weight is no different: a few steps forward, a step back, move forward again. Instead of an all-or-nothing, success-or-failure approach, we should be treating weight loss as we […]

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