Sugar: Toxic or a treat?

Sugar. Something that makes the medicine go down? Or a sinful poison? Sugar 101 Sugar is a type of carbohydrate, a substance contained in most of the foods we eat. Some carbohydrate-based foods are healthier (think vegetables, fruits and dairy), while others are less healthy. The less healthy carbohydrates are chocolate, sweets, ice cream and soft…

5 mistakes busy women make when it comes to weight loss

I talk to many busy mums (and dads) in my work. Out of all my clients, busy mums seem to be the ones most concerned with their weight and health. After consultations with dozens of busy people over the years; I noticed similarities between them that may be hindering their weight loss goals. So if you’re…

5 Easy Ways to Eat Less Sugar

Did you know there are over 60 different names for sugar? I think we all know if we see cane sugar or syrup on a food label, that these are a type of sugar.  But there are many other names which are harder to decipher (non-diastatic malt, anyone?) Food manufacturers love it because they can trick us into thinking…