RIGHT HABITS

Our personal health is generally an outcome of our eating habits and lifestyle choices that we make.If you don’t have good eating habits and intend to achieve positive results it is likely that you will get motivated for a short time, generally at the start of the new year [you will try new ways of […]

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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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Muscle & Fa[c]t’s

The Rugby World Cup has allowed men with muscles and well toned bodies invade our homes through our television screens. I often get queried if these players are blessed genetically we ‘the common souls’ can ever attain these bodies and my answer to the question is ‘Yes’. These players are normal human beings too and […]

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Snacking – Is it Right?

• Back from work at 5 pm and dinner at 7 pm- Are you feeling hungry? • Catching a late night movie and you want to nibble on something – may be? • Unable to sleep as too stressed with the day’s activities – craving for a chocolate bar to cheer up the mood. • […]

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