There’s a promising new drug on the market described as a “game changer” by medical professionals. We interviewed Endocrinologist Dr David Carey to find out how this diabetes medication became a weight loss drug - and how our clients can benefit from it. One of the most common battles we face when restricting food intake is hunger. So what if there was a medication that could help you feel fuller with much smaller portions? Enter the GLP-1 agonists. “These medications were or
Yes that's right, chocolate! Now that I have your attention... nope, we still want to talk about chocolate! Chocolate is a tasty treat created from varying amounts of cocoa, milk and sugar products. The different quantities of these ingredients (as well as any additives, flavours and preservatives) creates the delicious milk, dark and white chocolate that we are so familiar with. As their names suggest, milk chocolate and white chocolate contain less cocoa - and more sugar an
After a year of learning how to use Zoom and adjusting to spending most of our time at home, this Easter may be presenting a number of issues depending on your circumstances. Perhaps you are separated from family and planning to meet via video, or possibly you are eager to be back at your favourite cafe but couldn't get a booking! Whatever your reason, if you need a cheap, easy and fun way to enjoy a meal with loved ones this Easter long weekend then look no further than Diet
Whether you are pescatarian, trying to reduce your red meat intake or are avoiding red meat this Good Friday, seafood is always a great, healthy option to include at your main meals. Seafood is an excellent source of lean protein, good omega-3 fatty acids and it's rich in other fabulous vitamins and minerals that famously keep our muscles, hair, skin and nails strong. This is a super easy recipe that you might like to try this Easter long weekend, plus I have included some se
Finding ways to swap screen time for physical activity can be challenging. Here are an Exercise Physiologist's top tips for being more active with your kids or grandkids. Be a "do as I do" rather than a "do as I say" role model. Never underestimate the influence you have on your kids - they are like little sponges soaking up your everyday behaviours. If you lead by example by practicing what you preach, they will likely follow your lead. There is no right or wrong choice when
We all want our children and grandchildren to inherit only the best from us - the best health, the best lifestyle, and the best relationship with food. Addiction, over-eating and eat-guilt-eat cycles are behaviours we would like to overcome - and behaviours we certainly don't want to pass on. But how can we instil in the next generation a more positive relationship with food if we feel our own relationship with food is broken? Dietitian Suzanna shows us how "intuitive eating"