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Weight Management

Nibbles for Thought: Moderation, moderation, moderation!

With the start of a new year, the mind is always inundated with ideas and projects and voila! I’ve decided to start a new category of posts called Nibbles for Thought, where I share random bits and bobs of what’s hot and gossip-worthy in the world of

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Launch of Nutrition A-Z's Online Nutrition Counseling!

Dear Readers, I’m happy to announce that as of the 1st of February, Nutrition A-Z’s online nutrition counseling will go live providing you with dietetic services from the comfort of your own home.  Services provided include nutritional counseling with regards to the following:  Weight Loss / Weight

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In the Spotlight: Great Food Delivered to Your Doorstep by Private DietBox

Whether it is weight loss you’re after, eating healthy or trying out being ‘Paleo’, Switzerland’s Private DietBox are here to deliver delicious, healthy, calorie-controlled meals directly to your doorstep. Here’s Denise Van Erven Dorens, co-founder and managing partner of Private DietBox, with her introductions about what Private DietBox is all

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Top Recipes from All Over

Recently I was contacted by someone informing me of a link that might be of interest to our readers, and indeed it was! 30 Great Recipes for a Healthy 2014 consists of a compilation of some great tasting meals to help kick start your way to a

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The Calorie Trap: Not All Calories Are Created Equal

“A calorie is a calorie”. This has been a common mantra most people go by when it comes to weight loss, where the belief that consuming 100 calories worth of Coke or fries is the same as 100 calories worth of beans or broccoli. Fall into that

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Pantry Makeover: A Kick Start to a Healthier Kitchen

Think of this as a “spring clean up”. Stocking up on great-tasting foods that will help you eat light and right is essential. This basic nutritional makeover should help set the foundation for healthier and cleaner eating for you and the rest of your family. So let’s

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Power to the Mediterranean

If the “diet awards” existed, the number one contender on every health professional’s list would be the Mediterranean diet. This traditional style of eating of countries bordering the Mediterranean has been the subject of intensive research for over 40 years where evidence of its health benefits is

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The Scoop on the Paleo Movement: Another Fad?

Word on the street is that ‘Paleo’ is all about going back in time, around 10,000 years ago that is. This current diet craze is all about following a nutritional plan based on what the cavemen ate in the Paleolithic period between 2.5 million and 10,000 years

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Weight Loss: The Final Frontier

Dear World,  We have hit a point where weight loss diets, gurus and fads are coming up with anything and everything to help you see the number on the scales drop. Losing weight may now involve anything from juicing, fasting, following a certain movement or by simply

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Weekend Delights: Curry Bonanza

Curries are one of my absolute favourite dishes as they don’t have to be considered guilty pleasures if the ingredients are tweaked a bit to suit a healthier menu. Here are a few healthy curry recipes to get you in the mood! (Recipes found at taste.com.au) Cauliflower,

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