Category Archives for Blog Posts

Diet for Diabetes

We’re in the middle of Diabetes Week, and to draw attention to the role diet for diabetes, particularly in the management of Type 2 Diabetes, we’d like to introduce two of our lovely clients. Most treatments for Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) treat the symptoms rather than the cause. T2D is a disorder of carbohydrate metabolism, […]

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Do you have time to lose weight?

Many people claim not to have time to lose weight. Time is one of the commodities that you never seem to have enough of, yet almost every one of us wastes precious minutes (hours?) each day. You probably have a busy life, but it’s likely that you manage to find time for old habits and […]

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Weight loss and injury prevention

This is a more personal blog than usual. For the past four years, I’ve had problems with my shoulders. How this relates to weight loss will become evident. My shoulders were nothing too serious, but apparently something quite common for women around the age of 50. It started when I was only 49, so I […]

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Low-carb kitchen tips

Kitchen tips are the next in our short series on making the adjustment to a low-carb eating plan a little easier. What you have in your kitchen makes a big difference to how easy (or not) meal preparation becomes. Stock your fridge and pantry with low-carb basics This seems obvious but many people don’t do it. […]

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Take a positive approach

Guest blogger Nola Bellenger takes the lead this week: The year is flying by and it seems like Christmas is just over and now it’s almost Easter! So where are we headed? A positive approach helps us ensure we are using our health, weight loss, wellbeing and fitness goals as a vehicle to get exactly where we want […]

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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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Meal prep for beginners

“Meal prep is the key to success” Meal prep is one of the secrets to being able to stick to your healthy eating plan. The saying “Fail to plan plan to fail” is true when it comes to changing eating habits. Without planning, motivation and conscious thought is required to create suitable meals. This is all […]

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Plan a healthy year

The wind-down to the end of year is almost done, and many people are in holiday mode. Whether you’re going away or staying home, the break – if you’re lucky enough to get one – can be spent recharging the batteries ready for another healthy year of busy-ness. Things to focus on during the break: […]

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