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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘obesity’

  • Ferment Carrot

    The Art of Fermentation

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    Share I was recently lucky enough to attend a class at Cornersmith Picklery, to learn all about the art of fermentation. Why? Because more and more evidence is indicating that a healthy gut improves your chances of maintaining your health, and also managing a number …

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  • Prebiotics and Probiotics for Obesity?

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    Share A new meta-analysis was recently published in the journal ‘Clinical Nutrition’, with findings indicating that  inclusion of prebiotics are associated with reductions in cholesterol levels (total, LDL and triglycerides), and  prebiotics and probiotics can improve insulin and triglyceride levels. Here is where I have …

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  • If you got to your ideal health condition, what could you do more of?

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    Share I was lucky enough to head along to the Australian Mueseum last night for a book launch/debate about weightloss strategies. The book, ‘The Weight Escape’ by Joseph Ciarrochi, Ann Bailey and Russ Harris is about weightloss through use of mindfulness strategies, in particularly using …

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    Obesity in Australia

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    Share New research about obesity rates came out this week, and to say the numbers are scary is putting it lightly. Since 1980, obesity in Australia has increased by 81%. Worldwide, prevalence of obesity has increased by 27.5%. The impact this can have on general …

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  • Word choice and food choice – the power of language

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    Share Can a food actually be ‘bad’? Or ‘good’? Or ‘naughty’? Yes, there are some foods that are more healthful than others, some that are best to be avoided, and some that have some very positive effects on health. Something I have been noticing recently …

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  • Food Revolution Day

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    Share Today is ‘Food Revolution Day’, a day to help raise awareness of how food impacts our health and happiness. Rates of lifestyle related disease, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes are at record highs, and research shows that improved cooking skills can assist with …

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  • Vitamin D Deficiency & Your Health

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    Share Vitamin D is currently one of the most researched nutrients found in scientific literature, and according to a new study, hypertension is another condition its deficiency can be linked to. Numerous studies have linked vitamind D deficiency with obesity and depresion.  Here is a …

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