LifeShape Health Resource Library
Food & diet
Written by Dr Lynette Mackey, Dietitian and Behavioural Change Consultant to the LifeShape Clinic. Previously we talked about taking committed action. Taking committed action requires motivation. When you’re motivated, it’s easy to maintain your commitment and keep...
While I understand the need to reduce or even, in some cases, avoid meat, I really don’t understand this trend to plant burgers and sausages. Yes, we need to eat more vegetables; yes, we need to cut back on meat - especially red meat and processed meat. However, that...
How can you learn to say ‘no’ to peer pressure, food pushers and pleasure peddlers?
A review released recently may have people wondering if they should be ignoring earlier guidelines on how much red meat or processed meats it’s healthy to eat. The series of reviews, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, has found that there are very few health benefits from cutting red meat consumption.
Exercise, training & activity
Losing weight is never easy. It takes time, patience and know-how. Food and exercise aside, there are 7 things you can do to make it easier for you to get into a ‘weight loss mode’.
Many people want to target fat loss to specific areas of their body, whether it be arms, thighs, butt or belly. It seems there’s always at least one specific area we want to change on our bodies. However, is this actually possible?
The secret of successful weight loss is the creation of habits that help – not hinder – you achieve your weight loss goals. Here are 10 of the most helpful, healthy weight loss habits you can cultivate.
Here are the 7 weight loss hacks guest contributor, dietitian-nutritionist Catherine Saxelby wants you to know
INGREDIENTS (SERVES 10) 1 cup oats ½ cup LSA 1 tablespoon chia seeds ¼ cup natural peanut butter ¼ cup natural almond or hazelnut butter 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3 tablespoons rice malt syrup or honey METHOD Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of...