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Inspire News May 2013

Welcome to the May edition of the Healthy Inspirations Newsletter. As the weather gets cooler you may be tempted to stay indoors more or to ‘hibernate’. Don’t let this time of year derail your health and fitness goals; instead use exercise as an opportunity to warm your body up and get you closer to your […]

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Should You Eat Gluten or Wheat?

There’s a lot of hype going around about avoiding all cereals and grains, or at least the grains (wheat, rye and barley) that contain gluten. So where does Healthy Inspirations stand on this issue? We don’t! However, we know who the expert is and it’s your own body. It’s likely that you are not celiac. […]

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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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