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Meet Laurie W

Lost 71.4kg and 198cm. ‘I’ll enjoy this victory for the rest of my life’ Hi Jodi and your amazing Healthy Inspiration team, As May approaches it is always a special time to reflect on that knockout decision to join the program in 2006. I am so thankful for the influence you’ve brought into my life. […]

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Inspire News April 2013

Many women find that their weight loss and exercise efforts are easier to maintain when the sun is shining and getting out of bed when the alarm sounds is no effort. Cooler temperatures and a later sunrise make it easy to roll over and think “Tomorrow I’ll do it.” Excuses are easy to make, especially […]

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How to Avoid Diet Overwhelm

Did you know that your willpower is an exhaustible resource? If you’re trying to make change in one area of your life but you are in overwhelm (or sustained pressure) in another aspect of your life, your willpower for any change process can become exhausted This can lead to failure or setbacks in the area […]

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Losing Weight Without Losing Your Health

We all have to be careful and skeptical about what we read in the media. The media have a vested interest to hook you in. They understand that “Bad news sells”. You’ll never see a headline like “New XYZ Diet Actually Works AND Makes You Healthier”. You’re more likely to see something like: Carb cutting a risk […]

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Inspire News March 2013

Don’t let Easter become an excuse to overindulge in chocolate eggs and goodies this year. Instead, why not make it a time of getting away from the office and taking the family on fun activities like bush walks, cycling or anything that gets you out and about – moving. Think about the choices you can […]

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Is your “healthy” diet making you FAT?

We often hear the terms “fatty foods” and “fattening” and these generally refer to deep fried fast foods and pizzas. Actually these foods are high-calorie combinations of protein, carbohydrate and fats. They’re typically made worse by being deep-fried in oil. This post does not address oil quality. So how could the foods in this picture […]

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Will the New Australian Dietary Guidelines Stop You Losing Weight?

We accept that it would be politically incorrect for the new 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines to tag themselves with any descriptive names like: low fat, low GI, low carb, high protein etc. Of course, the guidelines promote ‘energy balance’ and the simplistic message that weight control is all about kilojoules (calories) in versus kilojoules (calories) […]

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Australian Dietary Guidelines 2013 – What do they mean for your weight and wellness?

After years of deliberations, the 2003 guidelines have been updated, telling all Australians what the government thinks we should be eating. The task has been massive, especially sifting through the vast amount of input from various health bodies, consumer groups, food growers, manufacturers and retailers, as well as restaurants and fast food outlets. We’ve looked […]

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Inspire News February 2013

Love is in the air this month with Valentine’s Day approaching, so why not give your loved one something you can share without feeling guilty.  A great way to celebrate is by cooking a wonderful home-cooked meal instead of going to a fancy restaurant. Healthy Inspirations has a wide range of cookbooks available where you […]

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Are you avoiding sugars but still not losing?

We’ve been told that sugars make us fat, but that’s too simplistic. There’s more to the story…   For years we believed the simple concept that weight loss is a calories in – calories out equation and that to lose weight we needed to eat less than we burn up, or burn up more than […]

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