A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, or pre-diabetes can be tough. There is much to learn, and management can seem overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Type 2 diabetes is a leading health issue for many New Zealanders, with the latest statistics indicating that over 200, 000 kiwis suffer from the disease; a disease that is preventable (Type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented but it can be managed through a combination of medication, healthy food choices and exercise). Continue reading “Type 2 Diabetes – Reducing and Managing Your risk”
This story, reported today in the metro, a London based free newspaper, doesn’t surprise me at all.
Continue reading “Body builder told she’s ‘fat’”
A great article here that I found on the Australian Institute of Sport web site.
The Grapefruit Diet, the Liver Cleansing Diet, Eating in the Zone, the Shape Up for Summer Bikini Diet – the list of popular, self-help diets goes on. Weight loss is a booming industry, with the topic selling magazines, foods, supplements, and gym memberships. Continue reading “Sprint cycling and weight management”
How do you tell the difference between a faddy crash diet and one which will help you lose weight at a sensible rate and keep it off? Look out for the warning signs for common dieting myths.
Continue reading “Ten healthy eating myths”
Daily prompt: If one experience or life change results from you writing your blog, what would you like it to be?
That’s simple.This blog was started to document my own journey. Very quickly I realised that my own weight loss story struck a chord with many other people. I began to get asked questions, and advice. Continue reading “Create an inspiration”
I spotted an article in the Daily mail that attracted my attention. It states that
being specific about a weight loss goal makes dieters LESS successful
This statement on its own, I have no problem with. However it went on to say Continue reading “Specific or vague: which weight loss goals are best?”