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 work with a lot of busy mums, and it seems that out of all my clients, busy mums seem to be the ones who are most concerned with their weight. I don’t know why this is, but after doing consultations with dozens of them over the past few years, there were a few similarities I noticed that…

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…