Tag Archives: "Weight Management"

Healthy Chicken Noodle Salad

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Menopause and diet

The menopause usually happens between the ages of 45-55 years. Changes that occur during the menopause Increase in blood pressure Increase in cholesterol levels Weakening of the bones Why? Caused due to falling oestrogen levels Early symptoms Weight gain Hot flushes Night sweats Irritability Poor concentration More frequent headaches Joint pain Irregular or heavy periods […]

Portion Distortion

Eating for weight loss means more than just eating healthily. You need to consider the amount of food you eat and the food choices you make. In fact, many of us no longer know what makes a normal portion – a problem known as portion distortion. Top tips to regain control of your portion sizes: […]

Reward success (not with food)

Giving yourself a reward when you meet your weight loss goals can help you stay motivated.   Frequent rewards Frequent, small rewards for meeting mini- goals are more effective than bigger rewards that require a long, hard effort. For example, it could be losing 1kg (2.2lbs) or achieving 10’000 step each day for a week. Before starting […]