Blog – dietflex

5 Health Outcomes from Discovering Your Carb Tolerance

5 Health Outcomes from Discovering Your Carb Tolerance There’s been lots written about low carb and keto diets and many of these indicate an unnecessarily restrictive eating plan suitable for long term. The trick is to know your body’s unique carb tolerance. Here’s 5 good health reasons to discover your body’s unique carb tolerance and […]

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10 Tips to a Fresh Start for 2021

10 Tips to a Fresh Start for 2021 It’s going to be a FUN year. We are sure you agree it’s great to have a New Year to make a fresh, new start. To help you with planning your year we have included our top 10 tips to step into 2021 well-prepared. Within a month […]

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Bucket List vs New Years Resolution?

The Importance of Having a Bucket List In case you haven’t heard of a bucket list, it is a list of all the things you want to do before you kick the bucket. If you’re not keen on the name Bucket List (for obvious reasons) you may like to call your list another name. Some […]

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Holiday Weight Maintenance Tip

Time Restricted Feeding

Are you worried or stressed about possible weight gain over the festive period? Maybe you’re not worried, but just want to indulge yourself and hope that your waistline does not suffer – too much! Although we hope that you’ll look for every opportunity to be physically active, it takes a lot of exercise to compensate […]

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How to avoid weight loss (diet) discouragement

diet discouragement

Have you ever started a diet or weight loss plan only to become completely discouraged? You might have been discouraged with lack of results, or discouraged by your own efforts. But maybe it was not your fault. To make matters worse, when you became discouraged, you self-medicated with feel-good starchy, sugary foods or alcohol, or […]

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Do you use this little weight loss secret?

One of the guiding philosophies at dietflex is “One diet does not suit every body.” Studies have shown that you can give two people the exact same diet under controlled laboratory conditions (no cheating) and you get different responses in weight, as well as blood sugar. And… it’s not just the individual responses to the whole […]

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Is your health “too hard”?

Every time we see a summary of the pros and cons of low-carb eating patterns, journalists discuss how effective it is for weight loss and health improvement. Despite this, they advise against going low-carb. The reason why? “It’s too hard to stick to.” This is a most bizarre conclusion. What they’re saying, effectively, is that […]

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Do you start a diet then break the rules?

It’s common that many people who want to lose weight actually don’t want to be told what do. As soon as they have rules or guidelines in front of them, they dig in their heels. One of our coaches had this exact issue during the week. Trying to tell the person what or how much […]

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You won’t find milk at the hardware store

If you have a really important goal in mind, one of the hardest things to learn is that you have to stop going to the hardware store for milk. Of course, nobody goes to the hardware store for milk – they don’t even sell milk, after all – but it’s common that we do look […]

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Doctors to prescribe vegetables?

It’s interesting to see the news items that appear in social media feeds. Today’s offering: an article from an agriculture magazine in the Philippines. “Doctors may soon be prescribing vegetables instead of drugs to prevent disease”. (Note the word ‘prevent’: this is not suggesting that existing treatments would change when the disease is present.) What […]

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