Move to the Music

Move to the Music

By Calorie King April 17, 2018

  When you first start a new workout program, you’re ready and rearing to go! It’s exciting and energizing – you wonder why you didn’t start sooner. But after a while, no matter how interested you were at first, motivation starts to wear a little thin. That step-class doesn’t tickle your endorphins quite so much; […]

PLANT-BASED DIETS

May 29, 2019

Eating a plant-based diet and reducing your meat intake is one of the most important things you can do for your health.  The ever-growing evidence that supports the transition towards a plant-based diet, based on research into human health and environmental impact, has led to an increasing trend to turn to plants for our food. […]

Gestational Diabetes and You

April 14, 2018

Pregnancy is an exciting and turbulent time, full of new experiences and things to look forward to. During pregnancy you do everything you can to look after your own health, knowing that your baby’s good health depends on it. Gestational diabetes is a disease that occurs only during pregnancy. It can threaten the well-being of […]

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Exercise and Diabetes

April 14, 2018

Whether or not you have diabetes, regular exercise is essential for good health and well being. But for people with diabetes, the benefits of exercise may have even more significance. Exercise can help to reduce existing complications associated with diabetes and also defer potential problems. Used as a treatment, exercise can even help many people […]

Relax Your Stress Away

April 17, 2018

  Who said you can’t buy time? If you’re the sort of person who always feels there is not enough time in the day, then think about this – you can actually make more time in your day by taking ten minutes out of it. Ten minutes of relaxation a day effectively adds hours to […]

Diabetes Basics: Understanding the disease

April 17, 2018

Diabetes is a disease that currently affects over one million people across Australia, and the numbers are on the rise. However, although diabetes is so widespread, many of us don’t have a good basic understanding of the disease or how to manage it. Even if you don’t have diabetes yourself, you are likely to know […]

The CalorieKing Caffeine Guide

April 17, 2018

  Do you rely on a cup of tea or coffee to kick-start your day? Or do you reach for a can of cola every time you need an afternoon pick-me-up? Perhaps an energy drink after a late night out? Caffeine is one of the most popular substances on earth – consumed in some form […]

Drive to Survive (Your Diet) – Healthy eating on the road

April 15, 2018

  How do you feel after a long car trip? Tired? Irritated? Car sick? Next time you’re on the road, take stock of what you eat. Although it often seems the logical option, fast-food is likely to make the ill-effects of lengthy car travel worse than they need to be. Eating healthily on the road […]

Hydration Guide

April 15, 2018

  One of the most common things our successful members say is – make sure you drink enough fluids! If you want to lead a more healthy life, a good first step is to increase the amount of fluid you drink each day. Although it might sound strange, drinking water actually helps you lose weight […]

BMI & MacroNutrient Explanation

April 11, 2018

Body Mass Index (BMI) – is used to determine a person’s ideal weight based on height and weight. The more body fat is derived the greater the risk of a person encountering health problems. To work out someone’s estimated energy (kilojoule/calorie) requirements, you need to first work out the person’s BMI statistics. To determine your […]

Willpower or Won’t-power: What works for weight loss?

April 17, 2018

  Most dieters start out buzzing with enthusiasm, determined to meet their weight-loss goals. Healthy eating and avoiding temptations top the menu – and fueled with their new-found “willpower”, they’re convinced they’ll stick to their goals. But as the days and weeks go by, willpower diminishes and junk food and other diet-disasters find their way […]

Get Set to Barbecue

April 17, 2018

  With the gorgeous summer weather in full swing, it’s the perfect time for ditching the kitchen and firing up the barbecue! Barbecues are a way of life for most Australians – an easy way to entertain and great for family get-together. Barbecues can provide plenty of healthy choices, as long as you choose carefully […]