What Are You Thankful For?

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When was the last time you said a sincere and hearty thank you to someone for just being who they are, or for doing what they do so well? It’s often something we intend to do, but miss the opportunity, the moment passes, and it seems too late to act. But, saying thanks can really impact the life of that …

Does Exercise Lead to Overeating?

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According to new research, those who exercise as a means of losing weight, may end up undoing some of their hard work by eating too much at mealtimes. Researchers at Pennington Biomedical Research Center followed 324 post menopausal women who were overweight, or obese. The women were prescribed various amounts of exercise and advised not to diet. After six months …

Do You Fear Being ‘Thin’?

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Have you ever considered your failure to lose weight may be the result of fear of becoming thin? Dr Matthew Anderson believes this to be a major hinderance for some people. He describes this as ‘The Gain-Lose-Gain Again Cycle.’ What does he mean?

6 Common Weight Loss Mistakes

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You may have been trying to lose weight on and off for many years, therefore it’s clear that you know a lot about dieting! However for many in the population, something isn’t working, and obesity rates are continuing to rise rapidly each year. The majority of the time, most of our attention is focused on what we should do, but …

Store Cupboard Essentials

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In Australia, it’s estimated that around one-third of the weekly household food budget is spent on convenience foods. This includes takeaways, supermarket ready meals, and foods prepared outside the home. No doubt there are many reasons for this, such as busier lives, and no time or energy to cook meals from scratch. In many cases, people living alone don’t feel …

Can You Trust Scientific Research?

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We all know that a simple health related search on the internet will return all sorts of weird and wonderful articles, ranging from highly reliable, to complete rubbish! But, how can you figure out which information to trust, and which to take with a pinch of salt? It can definitely feel like a bit of a minefield.