Make Your Food “Boring” To Lose The kilo’s

They say variety is the "spice of life." But it seems that when it comes to food, "boring" is the way to go. I've just come across a 2011 study published in The Journal of Clinical Nutrition that suggests being boring with your food choices can help you lose the kilo's. [1] For this study, researchers set out to investigate long-term food habituation in obese and non-obese people. So … [Read more...]

How To Create A New YOU In The New Year…

It’s that time of year! Time to take an honest assessment of where you are in life, and decide what you’d like to achieve this coming year.  That said, it’s a sad fact that the majority of folks NEVER see those resolutions come to fruition.  That’s why today, I’d like to share with you a few tips that will help you stick with your resolutions, no matter what—creating a NEW YOU in 2012! Look, … [Read more...]

Beat Diabetes With Apple Pie?

You already know that maintaining healthy blood sugar levels is critical to your overall health. Out of control blood sugar can wreak havoc on your body, including developing type-2 diabetes. But here’s what you may not know… It turns out a cheap ingredient— most commonly used in apple pie—  can help you maintain healthy blood sugar levels. What’s more, it can also help in the battle against … [Read more...]

Boost Your Metabolism And Burn More Fat With The Supplement You’ve Never Heard Of…

We all know how tough dieting can be. And if it wasn't tough enough, it gets even harder as you age. That's because your resting energy expenditure decreases significantly as you get older. Simply put, you burn less calories on a daily basis than your younger counterparts. The good news is, new research shows that a very unlikely supplement can naturally "boost" your resting metabolic rate - … [Read more...]

Build Strong Bones With This “Forgotten” Vitamin

We’ve all heard that calcium builds strong bones. But here’s what you may not know… There’s a “forgotten” vitamin many people don’t know about that’s far more effective at helping you build strong, healthy, impact-resistant bones. Before I tell you what this “forgotten” vitamin is, let’s look at why calcium is NOT the answer when it comes to bone health. First, let me set the record … [Read more...]

Sleep…The Missing Link

You’ve been working hard to get in your exercise sessions and eat a healthy balanced diet, but are you still feeling a bit sluggish?  Don’t have the energy to greet the day with enthusiasm?  Hit a plateau on dropping those last few pounds?  What are you missing? Diet, Exercise...And SLEEP It may be as simple as having a regular schedule of good nights’ sleep.  Adequate sleep is necessary for … [Read more...]

If Children’s Television Was Linked To Obesity, Diabetes, Cancer, Autism And Dementia…Would You Let Them Watch?

Oh boy.  This is shocking.  Not surprising.  Shocking.  And if you have children… you are going to want to drop everything you are doing… and… read this right now.  Here’s what this is all about:  In February 2007, two independent studies reported on research showing that Children watching television are at higher risk of several serious health problems.  And spending time in front of the computer … [Read more...]

Don’t “Pass the Salt, Please”

The average Australian consumes around eight or nine times more sodium than they need for good health. The National Health and Medical Research Centre’s (NHMRC) suggested dietary target advises that Australian adults should aim to consume no more than 4g of salt a day (or 1,600mg of sodium) in order to prevent chronic disease. Generally, infants and children need less than adults. Around 75 per … [Read more...]

Super Fruits

Most people think snacking in-between meals is bad for you. These people couldn't be more wrong. Typically I recommend snacking. But as you'll see, my definition of snacking, is probably different to most... Super Fruits It's important to eat at least 5 or 6 times a day to keep your energy levels high. The problem is, most folks who have healthy main meals, will have unhealthy snacks in … [Read more...]

1 Super effective diet

Lose Those Last 10 Pounds With This Simple Diet "Trick" Everyone faces it at one time or another...The dreaded fat-loss plateau. That's when things are going great, you're making progress and then BAM! -- your body leaves you scratching your head, wondering why it won't budge that last little bit. Today, I'd like to give you a fun little "trick" that works with your body's biochemistry. … [Read more...]