Health in your Hands

Portion sizes are extremely important when managing weight gain. Eating ‘healthy’ in excess can also jeopardize your weight loss goals. Literally, your good health is in your hands. Using your hand is a good way of measuring what goes on your plate. Your hand can be used as a rough guide to help you know how […]

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EAT OUTRIGHT

Eating ‘Out’ Right Eating healthy can be challenging, add to this, all those social occasions & events when you have to eat out. Maintaining the right food balance and sticking to your plans can be difficult. I was speaking with Anna, a corporate banker by profession, she is very conscious of what she eats and […]

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The Lunch Box Challenge !

It’s back to school time. Most of you would have planned during the holidays what needs to be packed for your child’s lunch on the first day of school, while some would run at the last minute. A child spends most of his or her day time at the school and for some kids who […]

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Junk Food – beat the tempt

It is generally recognised that junk food is the ‘in thing’ and we tend to prefer convenience food or junk food more than the healthier options. Convenience or junk foods are known to be the most preferred options – pizza parties and/or upsized burger combos are commonly combined with double and triple dollops of ice-cream […]

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What’s your resolution?

It’s a new year, a new start – it is again that time of year when everyone makes promises to themselves and if sources from the World Wide Web can be relied on, then losing weight is one of the most popular resolutions among women and men. Making New Year’s resolution that last, requires a […]

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Silly Season… beat the challenges!!!

It is again that time of the year when you want to just eat, drink and be merry. Christmas is a time for celebration and fun, time to dig in to all the puddings and treats which are presented to us laden with love and cream, even before we realize, our current wardrobe might face […]

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Unravelling PCOS

It is a common belief that Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a rare condition which affects only a few, but the fact is that one in ten women in New Zealand and 10% of estimated in the child-bearing age around the world suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a very common hormonal disorder […]

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Festive Cooking – Time to change

It is festival time and glitter is in the air. It is also that time when we dig in to foods that we relish and which have been a part of our tradition and culture. As much as we enjoy these festive foods it is high time we think of these in line with our […]

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Is your food making you happy or sad?

If someone told you “Oh…my food makes me feel happy” your immediate reaction would be “Have you had your pills?”…. think hard and you may find that this could be true for you too. Food can impact moods and generally this is attributed to taste, aroma and even texture. It can make you feel good […]

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Pausing the weight gain @ Menopause

Ageing is a natural phenomenon and this seems to be the only way to live a long life. As we age, our body seems to develop a mind of its own. With age, women tend to experience a range of changes in their body, primarily with their hormones. These changes are inevitable however may vary […]

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