10 positive thoughts to help with weight loss

10 positive thoughts to help with weight loss

Instead of telling you what not to do we are going to give you some positive things to consider when losing weight instead: If you fall off the bandwagon – don’t worry! Just get back on it. Never beat yourself up with unnecessary guilt – it...
Is fruit juice as bad for you as fizzy?

Is fruit juice as bad for you as fizzy?

When drunk on a regular basis – yes, fruit juice is as bad as fizzy. Some people find this hard to believe but what is there left in a processed fruit drink apart from sugars and some stale vitamins? Many people feel that juice is a better alternative to fizzy....
Why all pregnant women should take a vitamin & mineral tablet

Why all pregnant women should take a vitamin & mineral tablet

Because we need all the vitamins & minerals when we are pregnant, not just folate, iodine and iron. That’s the short answer. The long answer is that we need all the vitamins and minerals when we are pregnant, not just folate, iodine & iron. Notice that...
Poo Dairy!

Poo Dairy!

How to use: Print and Fill in each day with all food, drink and snacks you have eaten. Everything needs to be recorded as accurately as possible including added salt, sugar and sweeteners. Include portion sizes. Use the Bristol Stool chart to describe your poos every...
Why fasting is good for you

Why fasting is good for you

Many people hold a subconscious belief that if they somehow go hungry for too long, fast or simply eat less that their metabolism will somehow deem them to be in famine and hold onto fat. The reality is this is simply not true. Because of this belief many people think...
Don’t Believe the Food Industry

Don’t Believe the Food Industry

The Food Industry does not care about your health. Therefore you cannot believe what they say about their products. Anything. If you start with this premise then you learn to take everything you read with a grain of salt. Below we have 2 images. One represents a...
Diet Rules ~ 12 simple rules to follow

Diet Rules ~ 12 simple rules to follow

We all need rules. Rules give us a set of standards and boundaries to stay within. Diet rules are the same. They are a set of rules to live by. If you follow these rules you will be set for life. Psychology Don’t let people put you off your lifestyle and food changes...
Guidelines to an Anti-inflammatory Lifestyle

Guidelines to an Anti-inflammatory Lifestyle

This is a brief how-to guide to living an anti-inflammatory lifestyle. Old healers said that ‘toxicity’ was the root of all dis-ease. Now we know that ‘inflammation’ is the cause of all disease. Inflammation is the body’s way of reacting to infection, injury, chemical...
What is Cardiovascular health?

What is Cardiovascular health?

As winter approaches and we think of ways to keep warm, hot chilli’s and exercise come to mind. The Cardiovascular system is often something we don’t even think about, until something goes wrong. Yet this is New Zealand’s biggest killer. And it is...