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It’s not expensive to eat healthy, That’s a bold statement when, as I write this, kiwifruit are selling at over $7/kg.  But hear me out. I can write about this because I do it.  I have lived it, even in times of uncertainty, on a very low budget, and living week to week.  I still...
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Our bodies are AMAZING organisms. So why do so many of us continue to treat them so poorly? Is it a lack of knowledge?  I don’t think so, we all know that we should be eating “healthy” foods and “exercising” but even as I write that I realise how boring and mundane that sentence sounds. ...
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I hear you asking “what on earth do you mean there is no junk food???” Well, I’ll finish the sentence for you. There is no junk food – there is only junk and there is only food – another Dr Libby statement.
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To be honest I heard this statistic a few years ago at a Dr Libby seminar so it may have changed since then.  But given the fact that New Zealand still ranks third in the OECD for Obesity (as reported by the Ministry of Health) I highly doubt the 10% statistic has changed that much....
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That’s a scary thought isn’t it?  How frustrating is it when your body won’t respond the way you want it to?  Why does it keep storing fat cells?  Why don’t I have energy?  Why does everything seem so hard??? Here is the thing.  Our bodies will respond to the environment that we put them in....
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Is calorie counting outdated?  The basic premise is that if you are trying to lose weight then on a daily basis you should be consuming less calories than your body burns.  Then with the power of the compound effect, you will lose weight over a period of time. I’ve done it before.  In my 20’s...
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Have you ever heard the phrase “rubbish in = rubbish out”? It stands to reason here that if we are choosing to “nourish” our bodies with junk then how can we expect our bodies to do anything other than give us rubbish? Rubbish energy, rubbish immune system, rubbish sleep, rubbish moods etc.
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Do you try to lose weight only to find after a week or two nothing is happening?  Or worse…you complete a diet, get to the body weight you want only to put it all back on again?  And more? The other day I heard Dr Libby talk about reframing the way we think about this. ...
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Nutrition Lower Hutt
Check out this delicious smoothie recipe and find out why basil is good to add into your nutrition plan.
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