April 9, 2019

Inflammation is a big topic these days and Jenny and I talk about why and how it can impact your diastasis recovery and some simple steps you can start taking right away to help.

October 3, 2017

Eating better doesn’t have to be complicated!

Here are 10 simple and easy nutrition tips to get you on the right road towards a healthier lifestyle!

If you still feel overwhelmed, bring in one new tip each week.

Consistent small steps are much easier to maintain, than a big change all at once.

Tip 1

Choose whole foods more often:

Fruits, veggies, whole grains, and high fiber carbohydrates vs. heavily processed food products.

Tip 2

September 26, 2017

Have you ever started out a new exercise program, meal plan or even decluttering your house with so much enthusiasm that you are sure nothing will get in your way?

Just to find two weeks down the track you are back into old habits, with your workout clothes away in their draw, no food in your fridge or your house looking even worse than before?


How can you maintain that motivation that you started with?

Well fir...

September 19, 2017

Do you eat standing up, or while getting the kids out the door, or while still working on the computer?

If you are like I was, eating while multitasking is part of your lifestyle.

So think about this:

  • How can you really be aware of what and how much you are eating if your attention is elsewhere?

  • How do you know when you are full?

  • How do remember what you just ate?

So What is Mindful Eating?

Mindful eating is about...

September 12, 2017

MINDFULNESS is simply the moment-by-moment awareness of life.

But we all know it’s not always so simple! We so easily get caught up in our own thoughts, self-talk, and helping others that we are scarcely aware of life as it passes us by.

This is ALSO very true of our eating.

We eat meal after meal, snack after snack, barely aware of what we’re eating and how much we’re consuming.

Often we are eating on the run whilst trying to get...

September 5, 2017

Now days there is an overwhelming choice when it comes to "Energy" bars.

While I normally talk about clean eating and preparing your food to take with you, I also realize that energy bars are a convenient option for the busy individual or if you are caught out and about longer than expected and CAN serve a positive purpose if used correctly.

Here are some tips for choosing an Energy bar

  • For a snack, choose something that's 10...

August 22, 2017

Are you a yo-yo dieter?

For years and years I was, going up and down the same 5 lbs time and time again! Then it slowly started to be down 5 lbs, up 6lbs, down 5 lbs, up 6 lbs and I ended up heavier and unhappier EVERY time.

When I look back on it, I remember it all so clearly:

DAY ONE – I was so motivate, excited and committed. This was the time, I was going to stick to it 110% no “bad” food was going to pass these lips. This ti...

August 15, 2017

Has anyone else ever wondered what happens to the fat in our body as we lose it?

Or am I the only one crazy enough to think about that ….

I mean people say “melt your fat away” but what does that mean ….  Does it that mean we sweat it out or pee in out?

So because the question was keeping me up I decided to google it - as you do in the middle of the night!

And I found a really interesting (though somewhat technical) article in th...

July 4, 2017

Our eating habits need help! Portion sizes are getting bigger and so are we! Lets get back to basics and understand what a healthy serving size should be

June 20, 2017

In last weeks blog we talked about what Carbohydrates, Protein and Fat does in our body (if you didn't read if you can check out the blog here)

But here was the overview:

  • Carbohydrates spike insulin levels.

  • Insulin triggers the body to store blood sugars as glycogen.

  • Excess glycogen is stored as fat.

  • Protein produces glucagon.

  • Glucagon tells the body to release stored glycogen into the system, and

  • ...
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September 19, 2017

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