Are your portion sizes growing?
Portion sizes are one of the areas many people can start with when it comes to achieving their health goals. We are all guilty of overeating. Myself included. When food is delicious we override our innate bodily system. We don’t allow our hormones enough time to communicate with our brain and therefore we can over […]
Why I don’t like calorie tracker apps
There are many calorie tracker or kilojoule trackers available as apps nowadays. The premise behind them is you enter all of your personal information; weight, height, exercise, health goal (usually weight loss focused). The app then calculates your daily energy requirements based on what you have entered. Calories / kilojoules are the measure of energy […]
What’s your Christmas Tradition?
I feel like every family has a Christmas tradition. In our family, it is the Christmas pudding my mum makes every year. The pudding recipe is from my great grandmother and I’ve watched my mum make it for so many years, I hope one day it’s passed onto me. It involves soaking fruit in brandy […]
Why am I Always Bloated in the Afternoon?
It is not uncommon for me to hear clients say by the afternoon they’re bloated. They wake up with a flat stomach in the morning, then by 3pm their pants are tight and uncomfortable. If this also describes you, read on! Is bloating normal? Well it depends. The way our large intestine and microbiome function, […]
Don’t Ignore this Body Signal
I’m the first to admit I have a public toilet phobia. I don’t like them, never have, never will. So when it comes to going to the toilet, I have always, ever since a young kid tried to hold on to a bowel movement. But here is why I have taught myself not to, and […]
Meet your Hunger Hormone
Have you ever heard or ghrelin, also known as our hunger hormone? Ghrelin, amongst other things within the body stimulates our appetite. In our world of abundance, most people don’t allow themselves to get hungry (myself included, come at me snacks!). So you may not be familiar with how this hormone or its mate leptin […]