Monthly Archives September 2017

What does sleep and cleaning have in common?

  Sleep… We all know we should get more right? We all know that we feel clearer and perform better when we are graced with the sense of being well rested and fresh. But how often does that happen? Work won’t wait. Life won’t slow down. And you can sleep when you’re dead anyway right? There are lots of topics surrounding sleep that we could get into here: How much do we need? Do our needs change? Is there an optimum bedtime? What effects sleep quality and how can we control this? What is happening physiologically to repair and regenerate
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All about H2O and your hydration

  Let us discuss water! Not coffee, not fizzy drink, and not that more than one standard glass of Mt Difficulty you’re pondering. Just plain, pure, good old-fashioned H2O! You’ve probably heard the saying “water is the source of all life” and this is the truth! The human body is comprised of over 60% water. That means if you weigh 70kg, then over 41 kg of you is water. The reason you aren’t sloshing when you walk is because the water is not only held as a liquid within your blood and bodily fluids but is also in your cells
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What Ratios To Eat For Weight Loss

Is the food you eat working for you? Over the years in the food/nutrition industry there’s been a real focus on meal ratios, how to eat healthy, lose weight and prepare meals that are super fast, delicious and nutritious, all designed to keep up to pace with our busy lives. But there is no focus whatsoever on understanding your body and how to listen to the way it responds to what you eat.   The ratios of protein to carbohydrate to fat is extremely important to how you respond to food and therefore, how you feel, think, look and behave.
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Social health – Are your friends making you fat and depressed?

  The importance of your Social Networks… Do your friends make you happy? Do they make you fat?   This week I wanted to discuss the importance of having a supportive and like-minded community surrounding you. To help you take a moment to appreciate how influential your peeps can be within your experience of life.   We all know about peer pressure (especially from our teen years) and I’m sure we have all found ourselves measuring or justifying our position or our relationships against the ‘societal norm’.   Turns out we didn’t even know the half of it!   Interestingly enough
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