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A Healthy Guide to Good Nutrition

A Healthy Guide to Good Nutrition Maintaining the correct nutrition helps you to reduce the risk of a complex myriad of health-related problems, the most frightening of which are most certainly heart diseases, lung diseases, bone diseases and cancer. Proper nutrition means that you must eat many different foods, monitor your consumption of some [...]

Covid-19 and Weight

Covid-19 has changed the world. Millions have died; the economic and social impacts are massive to say the least. The question of disease-severity and co-morbidities has gained a lot of attention. We all know that it is the elderly and those with certain co-morbidities that are at most risk of poor outcomes when they [...]

Being Realistic (About Exercise)

Active living is good for us. Very good indeed. The simple truth is that you cannot be well, truly well, unless you live actively. You know that don’t you? And you’ve been active, at times, have you not? But you’ve battled to stick with it and so your life-with-exercise has been a bit of [...]

By |2021-02-08T05:50:25+00:00Jan 28th, 2021|Active Living, Exercise, Features, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Weight loss: online resources (links & apps)

Weight loss is important for many of us (truth be told, more than half us want or need to lose weight). Most of us actually know, more or less, how to lose weight - we know to eat less, exercise more, avoid junk & fast food, eat veggies, drink water, etc. - but we [...]

Calorie counting

The arithmetic of weight control has long been understood: we gain weight when we consume more energy (calories) than we burn off (through living, breathing, moving, etc.). We maintain weight when the input and output are equal. We lose weight when we burn off more than we consume. This is simple enough and in [...]

By |2019-12-12T10:11:01+00:00Jan 31st, 2019|Nutrition Weight Loss, Weight Loss|0 Comments

No diets. No meal plans.

Weight loss is a challenge for many of us. Between 50% and 70% of adults are actually medically-overweight today. The impact on wellness, health, health risk, and quality of life is extremely serious. So, and excuse the pun, it's a big problem and one we are asked about all the time. Many people who [...]

By |2019-12-12T10:14:53+00:00Jul 12th, 2018|Nutrition Weight Loss, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Losing Belly Fat

Weight loss is a challenge for many of us. Between 50% and 70% of adults are actually medically-overweight today. One of the most common worries is that stubborn tummy. A bit of padding around the body often worries us less than the flabby belly we carry around. It's right out in front, quite literally. [...]

By |2019-12-12T10:22:06+00:00Apr 11th, 2018|Features, Nutrition Weight Loss, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Weight Loss Fails (what not to do)

Here are 5 ways to fail at weight loss: Losing too fast. Remember that slow weight loss is sustainable weight loss so you should really never lose any more than 1/2 to 1 kg a week. The slower you lose the better really so please resist the temptation to try lose too much too soon. Believing [...]

By |2020-07-02T15:58:38+00:00May 31st, 2017|Features, Nutrition Weight Loss, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Size Counts – Portion Control

Many of us think we need to starve or overwork ourselves to get results, skip dessert, only eat lettuce leaves and we not allowed to enjoy our food! This is not true, and if anything, this actually makes us put on more weight than we actually lose during this crash dieting. The trick to [...]

By |2020-07-02T12:46:41+00:00Jan 25th, 2017|Nutrition Weight Loss, Weight Loss|0 Comments


Most of us may have heard the term BMI and know it is linked with our weight but what exactly is it measuring and how accurate is it? BMI is used by dieticians, doctors, nurses, other health professionals and the general public. Basics of BMI  BMI is a person's weight in kilograms divided by the [...]

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