Tag: weight loss

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Something is Missing! (Part B)

April 3, 2017

In our industry educating, prescribing, and imparting professional knowledge is what we do to promote change and help people to get well. And whilst it is so very important to get the correct information, and the latest research and professional advice, there is still something missing. Because although we are getting great results with helping people restore their health when they become unwell, we’re often not  getting long-term, sustainable results. And this is reflected in our Health s....

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What is Your Relationship Like with Food?

September 21, 2015

You don’t have to be Einstein to know the rates of weight gain and obesity in Australia have increased for both adults and children over the past few decades. Comparisons among other developed countries show that Australia has the second highest rate of obesity for males and the fifth highest for females. Many experts are concerned about the effect rising obesity may have on our rates of diabetes, heart disease and other disorders, perhaps even on our life expectancy. And halting and rever....

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Last Chance to Get Your Seat

May 25, 2015

Now Is The Last Chance To Grab Your Seat To “An Evening With Kate” Kate will share with you in simple terms the ageing process and how it affects us all. We now know disease stems from inflammation so Kate will teach you the common drivers of inflammation and what we can all do now to become more anti-inflammatory. She will teach you practical ways to prevent common ageing conditions and share with you her top 10 supplements and what they do for us. You will leave with an understandin....

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Is Your Relationship with Food Joyless?

March 29, 2015

According to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) the rates of obesity in Australia have increased for both adults and children over the past few decades. Comparisons among other developed countries show that Australia has the second highest rate of obesity for males and the fifth highest for females. Many experts are concerned about the effect rising obesity may have on our rates of diabetes, heart disease and other disorders, perhaps even on our life expec....

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Geelong’s Adult Health Report

March 18, 2015

Geelong has an adult population of 160,000. And our health, as a community, is not looking that great. According to Healthy Together Geelong, 56% of us are overweight or obese and a whopping 95% of us do not eat the recommended 5-6 serves of vegetables per day. Over half of us drink alcohol at risky levels for our health and 19.2% consume sugar-sweetened drinks every single day. There are about sixteen teaspoons of sugar in a 600ml bottle of regular soft drink so that cumulative effect of su....

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Are You Ageing Prematurely?

February 9, 2015

Are you fed up with feeling worn out and lethargic all the time.... having barely enough energy come 3pm to finish the day out…? Are you worried about those deepening creases in your complexion that are getting harder and harder to hide…? Are you tired of feeling those telling twinges in your joints and muscles in the morning that you know is only going to get worse and more painful as the day progresses…? Have you tried every diet but nothing seems to help you shift those last st....

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How’s Your Body Composition?

August 31, 2014

What Is Body Composition? Your body is made up of fat mass and fat-free mass. Fat-free mass includes lean muscle, bones, organs, tissue and water. When people refer to body composition, they are generally talking about body fat percent, or the percentage of your body mass that is fat. You can’t change the part of your body that is bones, tissues and organs but you can change the ratio of fat to muscle with exercise and a good diet. How Is Body Composition Measured? There are several diff....

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Transformation 2014

February 25, 2014

Event: Transformation 2014, 6-Week Welght-Loss Program Date: 1st Session kicks off on Wednesday 26th March 2014 Time:  7.30 -8.30pm Where:  In-store Bookings: Essential, this is a paid program. For more information and to sign up contact us on 5243 9084 or better still come in and have a chat to us in-store. Capped: maximum 10 people per Transformation session launch Closing: Saturday 15th March Weekly Consultations With Kate, Our Expert On Weight Loss Transformation 2014 is our six we....

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Obesity is Growing

July 17, 2012

Obesity is growing According to a report released last month by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) the rates of obesity in Australia have increased for both adults and children over the past few decades. Comparisons among other developed countries show that Australia has the second highest rate of obesity for males and the fifth highest for females. Many experts are concerned about the effect rising obesity may have on our rates of diabetes, heart disease and other disorder....

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Winter Solstice

June 19, 2012

This year’s Winter Solstice occurs Thursday morning (at 9.09am to be precise). It is a poignant  time to reflect on those goals, dreams and resolutions we made at the start of  the year. To take stock of whether we are on track with where we want to be in our lives or whether we’ve been side-tracked and just stumbling along a 'not so positive' trail. Sometimes taking time out for a little reflection can be the catalyst to deciding a different course of action – the course that w....

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Weight Loss vs Fat Loss

June 13, 2012

When thinking about implementing any kind of weight management program, a distinction must be made between fat loss and weight loss. Many low-fat, calorie-restricted diets produce disappointing long-term results mainly due to the excessive loss of muscle mass that occurs as a result of this type of diet. When muscle mass is lost, it results in a reduction in metabolic rate (i.e. the ability to burn calories) and increases your likelihood of putting it back on. This effect is often observed in yo....

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Transformation… the first piece of the puzzle

June 5, 2012

Around 500BC, the Greek philosopher and founder of modern medicine, Hippocrates, first hinted at the notion of lifestyle medicine. He warned us that to keep well one should avoid “too much food, too little toil” Poor diet and lifestyle are the most common reasons people become overweight. It is logical, then, to presume that reversing these western lifestyle factors will be enough to reverse the weight gain. However, as most of us know from experience, getting the weight off and keeping i....

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