MEDITATE TO LOSE WEIGHT

I know it sounds a bit crazy right? You may be thinking “After all the gurgling workouts and some serious dieting, all I needed to do is meditate to lose weight"? Come, on Hamish!” Well you’re right. I'm not here to offer you some magical meditation technique which will instantly melt away all the unwanted fat you have. Nor am...

Healthy Meal Preparation And Planning Made Easy

Offer Link & Coupon Code in Article Below One of the keys to success for weight loss is meal preparation. Meal preparation involves planning of meals for the week, writing shopping lists and then getting to the supermarket, greengrocer, fishmonger, and/or butcher for quality fresh produce. I’m exhausted even just thinking about it and that’s before we have even worked...

Going Up In Smoke: Weight gain when you quit smoking

    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 this day and age that...

Diabetes Basics: Management and treatment

  Diabetes is a disease that currently affects over one million people across Australia, and the numbers are on the rise: in fact, diabetes is developing worldwide at epidemic rates. 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,...

The CalorieKing Caffeine Guide

  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 or other by almost every...

The CalorieKing Alcohol Guide

  Alcohol is a fairly common part of Australian culture. It is often associated with celebrations and significant events, such as weddings. But if you find yourself indulging in your favourite drink a bit too often, it's not only the hangovers and excess calories than can cause problems. Other serious issues, including poor health, violence, and drunk driving, can occur...

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

  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 onto the menu once again;...

Breastfeeding and Weight Control

  After the birth of your baby, you probably expect to bounce back to your pre-pregnancy weight. Be aware that this can take time! Everyone knows that breastfeeding is good for the baby, but it's also one way to help you lose weight gained during the pregnancy. How many extra daily calories are required for breastfeeding and how can it...

Motivation for Weight Control: Keep it!

  In part one, you learnt how to get motivated - now you can find out how to stay motivated. With sustained motivation, you are far more likely to reach your weight loss goals. (This is part two of a two-part article. Click on the link at the end of this article for part one – how to get motivated). Five...

Ten Ways to Tame Your Appetite

  When it comes to losing weight, there are some things you could live without; an insatiable appetite is one of them. Appetite can feel like such an untamable beast, and a bossy one at that. When it demands to be fed, you feed it - often regardless of your weight-control goals. So what’s the alternative to caving in? We...