Category Archives: Diet & Nutrition

Are you eating enough protein?

Wondering whether there’s enough protein in your diet? Studies show it’s very important. Too little protein may lead to an insatiable desire to eat according to a growing body of evidence supporting the ‘protein leverage theory’. “Research seems to show that animals, including monkeys, rats, locusts, caterpillars and humans, have a set point of protein […]

8 ways to control your appetite and avoid overeating

Struggling to combat overeating? Here are 8 ways to help you eat mindfully. Volume vegie status High-volume, high-water, highly nutritious, low-calorie foods – think vegies – can trick your brain into thinking you’ve eaten a huge meal. Research conducted by Pennsylvania State University found that when you gave people the licence to eat as much […]

Breakfast ideas – stay fuller for longer

Crashing and burning by 10.30am, even with a belly full of breakfast? You’re choosing the wrong foods! According to world renowned integrative doctor Frank Lipman MD, the problem is that standard breakfast fare like a bowl of cereal or a bagel with cream cheese is nutritionally bankrupt. His perfect brekkie includes healthy fats and protein, […]