Going Up In Smoke: Weight gain when you quit smoking

By Calorie King April 17, 2018

    Many people seem to gain a couple of kilos when they quit smoking, but is it really a problem? Well, the jury’s been out for a while on this one, and the verdict seems to be: forget your weight and focus solely on the puffs (or lack of them). It’s not often in […]

Metabolism, Weight Loss and How to Boost Both

April 15, 2018

  Fast metabolism, slow metabolism, phfft…what’s the difference? Actually, it’s a pretty big one, as it turns out. Possibly big enough to stop you from losing weight. Ah! Now you’re interested… Metabolism is a much-talked-about, little-understood topic among people who are trying to gain control of their weight. To find out what you need to […]

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 […]

Weight-Loss Plateaus: 7 ways to break through

April 15, 2018

  When you first start to lose weight, you’re on a roll – nothing can stop you. Week after week, kilo after kilo drops off, and the more you lose, the more motivated you are. You’re in weight-loss heaven! “Whoever said this was hard?” you say to yourself, “It’s as easy as [eating] pie!” But […]

Healthy Meal Preparation And Planning Made Easy

May 09, 2018

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Cruciferous Vegetables

April 15, 2018

  Cruciferous vegetables are those that belong to the broccoli family. They include broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, watercress, bok choy and turnips. These vegetables are really good for you – they are all high in fibre, vitamins and minerals and also contain a high level of antioxidants. Studies have shown that eating cruciferous […]

Big Fat Hints for Low-Fat Eating

April 15, 2018

  When it comes to fat in your diet do you sometimes “adjust” the advice you get so it suits your tastes? “Avocado is good for you” doesn’t mean order a bacon-avocado burger, it means have an avocado and tomato sandwich instead of the burger! Read these tips for more helpful ideas on how to reduce […]

Motivation for Weight Control: Get it!

April 14, 2018

    You know those super-charged, over-achieving people that seem to have a source of motivation about as bottomless as Donald Trump’s bank accounts? Do you ever wonder how they do it? How they just keep going and going, running towards their goals like there’s no tomorrow? Do you find yourself thinking: “It’d be so […]

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 […]

Healthy Eating on a Shoestring

April 15, 2018

    Do you regularly pop into the supermarket for a carton of milk …and leave with three bags of groceries? Or does your morning latte and muffin cost you over $1500 a year (yes, it’s really that much!). Not only are these habits bad news for your wallet – they’re probably affecting your waistline […]

Clever Chicken Choices

April 15, 2018

  If the word ‘chicken’ conjures up images of crunchy batter-coated chicken with eleven secret herbs and spices, it’s time to take a fresh look at chicken! Most people love chicken and it’s also a good choice as part of a healthy diet: it’s a great source of protein and it stacks up well on […]

Fat Percentages Explained

April 14, 2018

  Percentage Of Energy From Fats While health authorities recommend that not more than 30% of our total energy intake (calories/kilojoules) should come from fat, it is not implied nor even recommended that you eat only those foods with less than 30% energy from fat. Our normal diet is made up of foods that are […]