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Other areas of life are planned, so why not meals?

School is back, and even if you don’t have school-aged children, you almost certainly will have noticed the difference in traffic conditions. Once you work out the patterns, planning ahead makes it easy to avoid the worst times or routes. The same goes for planning meals: you know the days and times where family or […]

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Eating well at a function

Eating well at a function can be tricky. If meals are being served, there are usually options that will fit a healthy eating pattern, but when it’s a morning or afternoon tea, often the carb overload can be very tempting. At a recent function where afternoon tea of sandwiches, pastries, cakes and slices were served, […]

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What’s the best exercise to lose weight?

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_image align=”left” caption=”What′s the best exercise for weight loss?” link=”https://dietflex.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Ab-Image-Square-e1509081607633.jpg” animation_delay=”0″]2699|http://dietflex.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Ab-Image-Square-300×300.jpg|medium[/cmsms_image][cmsms_text] I wish I had a dollar for every member who asked “What’s the best exercise to get rid of this?” or “What’s the best exercise to tone up this area?” Then they point to, or pat a part of their body, and the […]

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Thought-induced hunger – plan to avoid it

Thought-induced hunger is a real thing: just thinking about food makes you hungry. How often have you searched for inspiration about what you might prepare for dinner? You contact Chef Google and start searching while considering a range of questions: What’s already in the cupboard? Do I have meat in the freezer? How many people […]

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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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