Nutrition Blog

Don’t wait for motivation – commit!

Don’t wait for motivation – commit!

Many people are waiting for motivation to start with a healthier lifestyle, but it is the commitment that will get results. What is the difference between commitment and motivation? Commitment comes from your logical brain, whereas motivation is driven by emotions. As...

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Is calorie counting bad for your mood and motivation?

Is calorie counting bad for your mood and motivation?

I am often asked why I don’t believe in recommending calorie counting in order to lose weight.  The “Calorie Deficit” principle is a very easy way to comprehend: "The energy you put into your body needs to go somewhere, and if you don't use it up, it will be stored as...

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Coronavirus – How to deal with it

Coronavirus – How to deal with it

In this article, I'd like to share my thoughts about and experiences with the situation that Covid-19 has created. I'm also sharing my suggestions on how you can best deal with this situation. Share your story: It is a known fact that talking about your struggles and...

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions Are you someone who makes New Year’s Resolutions? And if so, do you track them, write them down, review them during the year and at the end of the year? And if not, how do you feel about making them? Do you feel indifferent? Have you given up on...

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My top 5 tips for the Festive Season

My top 5 tips for the Festive Season

These are the 5 things you should do if you want to enjoy your favourite Christmas treats and have a few drinks during the Festive Season: Christmas is not the time to deprive yourself. I’m all for eating those foods that you associate with the Festive Season, with...

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How to avoid weight gain when injured or sick

How to avoid weight gain when injured or sick

Having done damage to my knee ligaments recently, and been told you need to be at least 6 weeks on crutches, my first thought and worry was "How am I avoid putting on weigth during this period?" Just because I know what I “should” be eating does not mean that I am...

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Eating to get motivation

Eating to get motivation

  Most of us associate being motivated with a state of mind. And we think we need to be in that state of mind to do something that we don’t necessarily want to do, such as “being motivated to do exercise” or “being motivated to go on a diet”. Have you actually...

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Does calorie counting make sense?

Does calorie counting make sense?

At the moment there is discussion around again whether it would help curb the obesity crisis and get people to eat less by adding the calorie count to the menu. However, from what I have been observing this is not addressing the real issue! We are constantly told,...

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How acupuncture can help lose weight

How acupuncture can help lose weight

Today I’d like to focus on a complementary treatment that not many people might associate with hormonal balancing and weight loss: Acupuncture. Sometimes I need to recommend other treatments than just nutrition to get the desired results, and I have already covered...

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Our bodies are absolutely amazing and when we look after them well, and feed them only what they are designed to deal with, they will look after us and make us feel and look great again!

Let me help you along the way!