Pre-diabetes: Are you at risk?

    The United Nations has declared 14 November, 2007 World Diabetes Day. “Yeah, that's great, but I don't have diabetes so I don't need to pay attention to all the talk about it”, we hear you say. Well maybe, maybe not. Diabetes Australia estimates that 2 million Australians have pre-diabetes. Left untreated, pre-diabetes can develop into Type 2 diabetes,...

How to Handle Sabotage

Losing weight is never an easy walk in the park, but when you have to deal with sabotage from others it's more like a hike up Mount Everest. It's difficult enough when you talk your own way out of exercising and into a big piece of cheesecake, but when someone else does it for you, how are you supposed to react?...

Eating Out – The healthy way

  With eating out now a common part of Australian life, it can sometimes seem difficult to enjoy social occasions and stick to your healthy diet. Healthy eating when you're out can be a challenge, with larger portion sizes and more availability of high-fat foods. This guide will help you work your way through the maze of food out there,...