Category Archives: Planning

Cellulite. What can you do?


This is a sponsored post. More than 90% of women suffer from it, and most would much rather they didn’t have it – cellulite – the dimpled appearance of skin usually around the thighs, hips and buttocks that drive women crazy. Treatments to help reduce the appearance of cellulite are among the most popular of […]

Binge eating vs. emotional eating


There is a difference between binge eating and emotional eating You know the feeling. It is an hour or two after dinner. You are watching your favourite reality TV show and suddenly you get the urge for something sweet – an ice-cream perhaps. Or maybe a few rows of chocolate. The urge is strong enough to […]

5 easy ways to eat healthy when you are busy


Do you know anyone who is not busy? Chances are you and those people around you are constantly trying to stuff more and more into already full schedules leaving you feeling tired, overwhelmed and lacking energy. The first things to suffer when we are overly busy are our diet and exercise habits, as we revert […]

Foods that will make you feel full


Susie is currently a brand ambassador for Australian Bananas. To learn more about the partnership, click here. This is a sponsored post. Foods for Fullness Is there anything worse than feeling hungry? Unlike thirst which is a relatively weak sensation, unsatisfied hunger can drive us crazy, resulting in us seeking and eating foods that we never […]

5 reason why you aren’t losing weight when you have insulin resistance.


So you have insulin resistance – why are you not losing weight? Weight loss is difficult at the best of times. Not only does it require focus and commitment, but nagging hunger, especially in the early stages of changing your eating habits is challenging to deal with. If you also have insulin resistance, it becomes […]

Help! My child won’t eat breakfast


The best breakfasts for kids who won’t eat breakfast. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – chances are you have heard this before. Specifically when it comes to weight control, hunger management and helping with attention and concentration, breaking the overnight fast is a key dietary habit to establish, particularly for our kids. […]

The best foods to eat for training


Susie is currently a brand ambassador for Australian Bananas. To learn more about the partnership, click here. This is a sponsored post. If you train regularly, at the gym, with a PT or by yourself, the last thing you want is for your nutrition post training to be undoing all of your hard work. Similarly, if […]

The best frozen meals


The ever expanding frozen meal section of the supermarket would suggest that we have less time to prepare meals than ever before. The issue with such wide variety is that it makes it very difficult to decipher what is a nutritious choice that supports weight control. While most frozen meals promote some kind of health […]

Best and worst Christmas food and drinks


Party season naturally means party food but unfortunately a number of our favourite party foods are exceptionally high in both fat and energy. As a general rule of thumb, try and avoid anything fried and crunchy instead looking for fresh ingredients including vegetables, salad and fruit. And, if you must indulge look for small, portioned […]

Preventing Christmas weight gain


The diet hacks you need to prevent Christmas weight gain. Chances are if you have spent the last few weeks indulging with plenty of Christmas cheer the clothes are starting to feel a little tight. The issue with gaining a couple of extra kilos at Christmas is that research suggests we rarely lose it which […]

Christmas party hacks


Chances are you have already overdone things a little this party season so in an attempt to prevent a full pre-Christmas blow out, here are the best Christmas party hacks to avoid a complete calorie overload. 1. Never arrive hungry If you arrive at an event ravenous you will demolish everything and anything that is […]