Inbody Scale

Inbody Scale

YOUR HEALTH IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOUR WEIGHT ON THE SCALE   One of the most advanced body composition assessments in the world is now available. Lifestyle Dietetics has the InBody scale to look beyond just your body weight.  The InBody uses bio-electrical...
Sleep Hygiene and Your Health

Sleep Hygiene and Your Health

Have you heard of sleep hygiene? Well, some would argue that sleep hygiene is one of the most important determinants of health. Aside from crankiness, brain fog, and general inability to function at our best, did you know that poor sleep actually makes you gain weight...
Time-Saving Health Tips

Time-Saving Health Tips

Starting a new, healthier eating plan might seem time-consuming at first. The good news is that the more you pursue healthy eating, the easier and quicker it becomes. Here are my top time-saving health tips to help make this transition easier. 1. Use Salads in a Jar...
The No-Diet Approach to Weight Loss

The No-Diet Approach to Weight Loss

If you have tried every diet under the sun, had some weight loss, but then promptly gained it all back this article is for you. Welcome to couple’s therapy. This simple approach is all about healing your relationship with food. The biggest gripe when it comes to...
Eat These Foods for your Memory.

Eat These Foods for your Memory.

Struggling to remember where you left your car keys? There are many causes of forgetfulness, including lack of sleep, genetics, physical activity level, and environmental and behavioral factors. That being said, there is NO doubt that your diet plays a major role in...
Food Myths – Busted

Food Myths – Busted

Let’s bust some food myths. If you have any pre-conceived ideas about Cacao vs Cocoa, Fruit Juice, Milk and Bone Health, Couscous and Oranges, then you may just need to read on. For where there are blind spots in terms of food and nutrition beliefs, I would like...
Testimonial: Interview with an Iron Man

Testimonial: Interview with an Iron Man

As a Brief Background: Daniel Martin (27) recently completed his first Half Iron Man in Durban on the 1st August 2015. He first sought my help in the beginning of 2015, knowing that good nutrition would take his training to the next level. I worked with him to...
The Benefits of Bone Broth

The Benefits of Bone Broth

Before additives, preservatives and flavorants were added to foods to make them tasty, there were good, old-fashioned broths. By the end of this article, you will be convinced that you need to include these into your diet, and will want to thank Grandma for her...
Foods that Boost Your Mood

Foods that Boost Your Mood

Like with every topic, there are two sides to this one. Firstly there are some very foods that boost your mood. On the other hand, some very unhealthy foods can give you these good feelings too. But there is a difference between the effect of the good foods versus the...
What To Eat When You Go Out

What To Eat When You Go Out

One of the biggest issues in any diet is sustainability. No, you will not remain a hermit crab, always eat in and always prepare your own meals. Eating out is fun, and we need joy in our lives. So when you want to maintain your Real Food eating plan and still enjoy a...
Weight Gain in Winter

Weight Gain in Winter

Two words: COMFORT FOOD. Learn how to prevent unnecessary weight gain in winter, and keep your body in shape all year round. Somehow winter is synonymous with hot chocolate, rusks and the muffin (top). Inevitably, when winter comes to a close we all want our Summer...
Food and Your Hormones

Food and Your Hormones

Food can affect your hormones.   In fact, there are 4 surprising food groups you may want to take note of. I’m sure we are all familiar with the fact that women are complicated! Just ask any boyfriend, brother, father, husband or even male friend. We have...
The Low Carbohydrate Diet and PCOS

The Low Carbohydrate Diet and PCOS

 Recently, a friend asked me for advice on the diet for poly-cystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). I looked into a “new” solution because the traditional approach has been unsuccessful for her over the many years she has had this condition.   The traditional...
Solutions to Fussy Eating

Solutions to Fussy Eating

Parents, particularly mothers, desperately want and need to feed their children enough food. It is estimated that 25% of children will have mild feeding problems. However, this is increased to between 40% and 70% in infants born prematurely or having chronic medical...
Eating Habits for Graceful Aging

Eating Habits for Graceful Aging

Eating for Longevity Adopting good eating habits when we’re younger, makes sure that we experience graceful aging. Have you noticed that healthy people seem to have gong “glow” about them? Well good nutrition goes a long way in making us not only feel better,...