Blog - Healthy Inspirations

Traffic congestion and meal planning – what’s the link?

School is back, and even if you don’t have school-aged children, you almost certainly will have noticed the difference in traffic conditions. Once you work out the patterns, planning ahead makes it easy to avoid the worst times or routes. The same goes for meal planning: you know the days and times where family or […]

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School is back everywhere, and even if you don’t have school-aged children, you almost certainly will have noticed the difference in traffic conditions. Once you work out the patterns, planning ahead makes it easy to avoid the worst times or routes. The same goes for meal planning: you know the days and times where family […]

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Are your snack choices sabotaging your progress?

Mums and Dads everywhere have a stock-standard response when kids claim hunger between meals: “There’s fruit in the bowl.” This is great advice for growing kids, especially when what they really want is chips, biscuits, lollies and the like, but is it great advice to apply to those wanting to lose weight? Maybe. One of […]

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The Keto Diet

The Keto Diet is gaining interest from those fed up with trying to lose weight. It all sounds promising, but it is all it’s cracked up to be? Firstly, what is The Keto Diet? Also known as very-low-carb, low-carb / high-fat, ketogenic etc, it involves eating sufficient protein and fat to avoid hunger, whilst avoiding […]

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Sugar-free… really?

One of the biggest frustrations our Health Coaches have is helping people understand the difference between naturally-occurring sugar and added sugar. Packages and recipes with claims like “no added sugar” and “sugar-free” can be very misleading for the unwary. Our bodies don’t moralise or judge where sugar comes from or whether it should be in […]

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Meet Joanna D

Lost 9.6 kilos and 40 cm. The realisation I was using food to deal with my grief and loss after losing my dad to cancer, and how this was starting to have a negative impact on my general wellbeing, was the trigger to get me started. I started in February 2017 when I realised all my […]

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Meet Jody J

Lost 7 kilos and 30 cm. The main thing that triggered my decision to start a weight loss program was that I needed an extender belt on the plane. I have been going to Healthies now for 5 years. My blood pressure is good now, I have been sick less, and my health is good. I […]

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Meet Jennifer F

Lost 16.3 kilos and 45 cm. I have been a member of H.I. for many years. My weight has fluctuated, but last year I noticed my knees were becoming sore, I was working at a job that required me to start very early in the morning, I felt permanently “jetlagged”!  So, after visiting a physiotherapist and […]

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Meet Jen I

Lost 16.3 kilos and 45 cm. I was getting to the stage where I was just too big and uncomfortable. I wanted to be a good role model to others and walk the walk and talk the talk when it came to my business on holistic health and wellness. When I first started, I was grumpy […]

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Meet Helen N

Lost 11.6 kilos, 41.5cms and 17.18% body weight. I have struggled all my life with my weight, felt self-conscious and held back on enjoying life. I lived on Voltaren for many years to ease my very painful, degenerative lower back, to a point where I considered surgery. I grew up with food being a very important […]

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