What to Wear when Working-Out

What to wear can be a dilemia not matter what the situation! When it comes to what to wear when exercising there are a...

Workout Mistakes to Avoid

Successful workouts are not just about the time you spend at the gym or pounding the streets, it’s about correct form and being focused....

What are ‘Good’ Fats & What are ‘Bad’ Fats?

I thought all fats were bad? We actually do need fat in our daily diet.  Fat provides a concentrated source of energy, it’s essential for...

What are the ‘Food Groups’?

‘Food Groups’ is a way of classifying foods according to the nutrients they provide.  In New Zealand the four food groups are: Breads and...

What are Superfoods?

What does the term ‘Superfood’ mean? There is actually no official definition of the term ‘superfood’.  It has simply been applied to foods that provide...

Healthy Winter Eating Habits

It’s not unusual for people to change their eating patterns from summer to winter. We tend not to want the lighter meals and refreshing...

A Mother’s Wellbeing

It’s a full time job being a Mother and yet we often hold many more titles – Employee, Employer, Taxi Driver (to the children),...

Burning the Fat and Losing the Weight

Looking in the mirror you wonder... How did I get like this? Where did I go wrong? How on earth did this happen? What happened...

What are Preservatives, Flavour Enhancers and Food Colours?

It sounds like we are reading from a chemistry book! But all of the above are found in processed foods purchased from the supermarket. What...

Just Juicing for Health

“Taking care of your body should be your greatest priority if you expect a long and healthy life.  I encourage you to get into...

Diet Conscious Snacks – What are they really?

When shopping for healthy snacks some items come readily to mind: yoghurt, nuts, muesli bars, or something sweet like a muffin or diet soft...

Exercise Ideas for Inside

There’s no reason why you can’t stay active on rainy days - there are plenty of options for exercising inside, whether it be in...

Oils Are Good For Health

Many people believe that oils (like fats) are bad for you.  However, some oils are essential for good health. It is the quantity you...

Post Pregnancy Exercises

Your life has changed forever, and for the better, as you welcome your new born into the world. At first things may be a bit...

How to Relax at Work

With the pressures of busy schedules many people experience stress and stress related problems like neck and shoulder tightness and pain, headaches as well...

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