The health risks of prolonged sitting - and how you can reduce your risk!

The health risks of prolonged sitting - and how you can reduce your risk!

They say sitting is the new smoking. But in my view it is much worse. Why? Because it is sooooooo ubiquitous. Pretty much every aspect of our lives is centred around sitting: our work, our travel, our leisure. Our society is structured in such a way that we need to make a special effort to reduce the amount we sit. And it's imperative for our health that we do!

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Forget New Years Detox Programs. Do these 7 things instead!

Forget New Years Detox Programs. Do these 7 things instead!

It’s that time of year…. The combination of the festive season aftermath and new years resolutions will drive many of us to try one “detox” or another. Whether it’s shakes, juice fasts, online programs or an combination of all three, every second health coach and “wellness guru” on the internet seems to be spruiking one program or another. Before you pay you hard-earned money to be really, REALLY hungry (and tired and headachy!) for a week or so, check out my list of 7 things to do instead!

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Do you know the difference between a Snack and a Treat?

Do you know the difference between a Snack and a Treat?

Why is a nutritionist posting a picture of cake?? Well, stick with me dahlinks, because this is no ordinary cake....Believe it or not, in addition to be ing one of our favourite occasional indulgences, this cake has helped my husband and I to maintain a healthy diet, and avoid unhealthy snacking, in a sea of temptations...

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Get Smart About Sugar!

Get Smart About Sugar!

Australians are eating a frightening amount of sugar. More than half of us are consuming more than the amounts recommended by the World Health Organisation. And the scary thing is that most of us don't even realise how excessive (and potentially dangerous) our sugar intake is. We need to get smart about sugar! Here are my top tips...

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