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Look after your microbiome

Everything we eat  and drink— from probiotic yoghurt to donuts to a pork chop — has an effect on the microbes that live in our bodies, which, in turn, have an effect on our health. The microbiome is made up of trillions of microbes, and these microbes need food. If you eat a lot of food that one […]

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Dietitians: we must review the National Nutrition Policy

Newspapers this week featured summaries of a report by the Dietitian’s Association of Australia (DAA) examining the cost of poor nutrition to Australia’s health. It will be interesting to see who, if anyone, takes notice. Titled Nourish Not Neglect: Putting health on our nation’s table, the report has admirable ambitions. It highlights that less than […]

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Not losing? Maybe there’s a common mistake you’re making.

Anyone who has ever lost weight will tell you that not every day will be smooth sailing.  There will be ups and downs, and sometimes the reasons are clear while other times you honestly have no clue what’s going on. We’ve seen all sorts of factors, but there are some common mistakes that people make. […]

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Caring for the Environment, Health, and your Food Choices

The wonderful thing about the human race is our diversity of beliefs and values. In the past weeks you may have seen news about a report called The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health. It is a report by 37 of the estimated 7 million plus scientists existing in the world today, so like all […]

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It’s too hot to exercise – or is it?

It’s the middle of summer and in different areas, extreme heat records are being shattered. If even the thought of going out for a walk or run makes you feel light-headed, it can be tempting to lay down under the air-conditioner and forget about everything except how to keep cool. While it’s hot, though, it’s […]

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Are You Metabolically Healthy?

Constant messaging about losing weight leads many people to equate weight with health: that is, they think that if you’re overweight you’re unhealthy, and if you’re slim you must be in perfect health. Unfortunately, being slim can give a false sense of security and can mask a range of potential health problems. Common dietary patterns […]

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Meet Bernadette W

Lost 11.9kgs and 39cms I was inspired to start at Healthy Inspirations because our wedding was approaching. Our fitness coach Jen was fantastic! She was so motivating and was so supportive and encouraging. If I had a bad week she was there for support, and if I had a good week she gave me high […]

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Meet Karen D

Lost 33.3 kilos and 90.5 cm People often ask me, why now?  What was my motivation to lose weight and get fitter after years of good intentions but little achievement?  My inspiration, my goal to lose weight became more of a plan rather than just a thought, when our family and friends decided to pack our […]

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What’s Happening With Your Blood Sugar?

We all eat. Some of us eat whatever is available, some follow the patterns of our childhood, while others turn it into a more scientific practice. Whatever the strategies that influence your food choices, it’s worth questioning whether they’re doing the best job for stable blood sugar levels. Think about these questions: Do you crave […]

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Meet Kerry

Lost 6kgs and 24.5cms I did not want to go up to the next size in my clothes, so I looked into Healthy Inspirations. I feel invigorated, lighter and find it easier to move around. It has put the spring back into my step. I found it made me feel committed and accountable for my […]

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