Category Archives: Healthy Weight Week

Tips for maintaining a healthy weight range.

Positive Aging – Nutrition for Over 50s

Nutrition for over 50s

  Part of positive aging is maintaining good health and well being is adopting an eating lifestyle that provides good nutrition.  What we eat as we age is vital to not only good physical health but also our mental health. I recently completed a course through FutureLearn.com ‘Strategies for Successful Aging’ and one area discussed was Nutrition for Healthy Aging… Read more »

Tired of dieting? 3 Reasons You Need to Stop Dieting today

Reasons to stop dieting

    Are you tired of constantly dieting and not getting any results?  I hope you are sitting down when you read this BUT You need to stop the diet today to be healthier and happier. The word ‘diet’ has become synonymous with losing weight and we obsess about how much we weigh and what we can and can’t eat. … Read more »

How to Achieve a Healthy Weight Range

HEALTHY WEIGHT RANGE

  In a previous post, I wrote about Why You Need to know what a Healthy Weight Range is and the health risks associated with being overweight.  If you missed it, CLICK HERE. So we know ‘Why’  and now I’m going to discuss How you can achieve and maintain it. How  to achieve a healthy weight range? CLICK HERE DOWNLOAD… Read more »

Why You need to know what a Healthy Weight Range is

  Next week is Healthy Weight Week in Australia and the statistics for overweight and obesity in adults AND children is not good!  As a society we need to take a good look at why the numbers look this way and what we can do about it. Having a week to focus on healthy eating and exercise will help short… Read more »

Easy ways to maintain your fitness after 50

Fit Fabulous Healthier Happier

If you haven’t been exercising regularly you might be thinking about easy ways to maintain your fitness over 50.  It is a fact that we age but that doesn’t mean that we should give up on exercise.  Regular exercise is even more important as we age to strengthen our bones, keep us flexible and improve our general mental well-being. If… Read more »

The Best Ways to Exercise without breaking the budget

exercise

What are the best ways to exercise without breaking the budget?  This is a question we ask ourselves when we want to start a new exercise program.   One of the reasons people give for not even starting to exercise is that they ‘can’t afford it’. Gym fees, personal trainers or classes are great but they can become expensive. For me,… Read more »

Is Your Food Aging You Prematurely? Anti-Aging Diet

Anti aging foods

We are all looking for the elixir to keep looking youthful but really we have it already.  A good balanced diet does wonders for our skin and can slow down the aging process.  Personally, I don’t mind my wrinkles and laughter lines because it shows the story of my life.  However, I do like to be HEALTHY and I truly… Read more »

Embrace a Positive Body Image and be FREE

Embrace a positive body image

Recently I became a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador which I am very excited about.  If you missed my post you  can read about it by clicking on this link ‘I’m a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador’. Being an Ambassador is more than name only, I need to be passionate about the cause and to do this I needed to… Read more »

Easy, Healthy and Delicious Coconut Milk and Chia Pudding

coconut-milk-and-chia-pudding

Want to serve a dessert at your next dinner party that is not only delicious but a healthier alternative? My daughter recently gave me a recipe for Coconut Milk and Chia Pudding.  I don’t use Coconut Milk or Cream very often, if at all and so I decided to give the recipe a try. To be healthier, we use the… Read more »

7 ways to make your workday healthier

7 Ways to make your workday healthier

Whether you go to work in an office or you work from home, you are probably spending most of your day inside, sitting down.  You have probably heard the phrase ‘sitting is the new smoking’ but there are also other ways that you can make your work day and work environment healthier for you. 7 ways to make your workday… Read more »

Pre-diabetes – Do I need to be concerned?

Pre-diabetes

Do you know about Pre-Diabetes? I had heard about the problem of Diabetes but I had no idea that pre-diabetes was such a problem worldwide. I met Sally Jackson through my monthly contribution to the Millers Seeing Me Project.  Sally reached out to me and as she is also passionate about health we connected immediately, (although we live on the… Read more »

Do you really know how much you eat? Why you should keep a food diary

I recently started a 5 week online course through Futurelearn.com.  It is about Nutrition and Wellness and is conducted through the University of Aberdeen.  Now I realise 3 hours each week for 5 weeks will not make me an expert.  However, I’ve always been interested in health and well-being and when I saw this course I thought ‘Why Not?’. Week… Read more »