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How to Measure Your Waist-Hip Ratio Correctly

How to Measure Your Waist-Hip Ratio Correctly

What is the waist-to-hip ratio?

Your waist-hip ratio is simply the circumference of your waist divided by the circumference of your hips. I often use this method with my clients because it is a quick and easy measure of fat distribution. This method can give you an good indication of overall health, without the use of scales. It also indicates whether you have an apple or pear body shape.

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Immune Support: Spotlight On Vitamin C

Immune Support: Spotlight On Vitamin C

Boosting your immune system and vitamin C Vitamin C is a water soluble antioxidant found in fresh fruits and vegetables. There is no doubt that vitamin C is of great benefit for the immune system. It helps fight free radicals and is involved in the formation and maintenance of connective tissue. Research indicates it may… Continue Reading

Key Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

Key Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

What is hormonal imbalance? A hormone imbalance means your body has too much or too little of one or more of your hormones. This might cause symptoms all the time, or just at certain times of your monthly cycle. Hormones are in a constant state of change which is normal. The hormonal imbalance that occurs… Continue Reading

How to keep Your Immune System Healthy

How to keep Your Immune System Healthy

The pandemic has brought the whole world into surreal and uncertain times. Healthcare systems are being pushed well above the limits and supermarkets report panic buying on a scale never seen before. Cases continue to rise and we are starting to see the impact on our whole infrastructure. On a lighter note, toilet rolls in… Continue Reading

Seed Cycling for Hormone Balance

Seed Cycling for Hormone Balance

What the heck is seed cycling? Seed cycling is the practice of using the nutrient powers of a variety of seeds as medicine for your menstrual cycle. A specific combination of seeds is used to support the different phases of your cycle. The four raw seeds used are flax, pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds. These… Continue Reading

Are Artificial Sweeteners Better Than Sugar?

Are Artificial Sweeteners Better Than Sugar?

Artificial sweetener or sugar? This is a very common question in clinic, especially by weight loss clients. The marketing of artificially sweetened products has convinced many people to opt for zero calorie drinks and low sugar products when they are trying to make healthy choices. This is mainly because the calorie is still king for… Continue Reading

How Does Hormone Health Affect Weight Loss?

How Does Hormone Health Affect Weight Loss?

Weight gain and hormone issues are normally connected Lets be honest, as women most of us know how our hormones affect us. The monthly roller-coaster cycle can be more disruptive for some than others. If you never notice any hormone issues, lucky you, you are one of the few. Most women live with the ups… Continue Reading

Tips for Eating Your 5-A-Day

Tips for Eating Your 5-A-Day

5-a-day or more These shopping tips can help you eat more fruit and vegetables which are important for health. Fruits and vegetables are packed with fibre and anti-inflammatory plant compounds which can help to maintain weight and improve our all round health. Filling half of your plate with a variety vegetables gives your body the… Continue Reading

Healthy Kitchen List

Healthy Kitchen List

There are some nutritious health foods and ingredients that every kitchen needs to make healthy cooking quicker and easier. These kitchen staples are a must whether you are trying to cook more nutritious meals for your family, or follow a healthy lifestyle for weight loss. A kitchen stocked with the right foods makes it so… Continue Reading

Weight Loss: Is Dietary Fat Healthy?

Weight Loss: Is Dietary Fat Healthy?

Healthy fats or fat-free The traditional diet and weight loss advice has been based on low fat and calorie counting advice for years. It is now argued that this advice may have been incorrect or misleading all along. Fat-free products dominated the market after this advice and it was thought that these products were a… Continue Reading