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  • New hi-protein products from the supermarket

    I scanned Woolworths in early January for noteworthy new products. Here is a brief run down.. Note 4 hi-protein products ideal for gastric sleeve.

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  • Adolescent Overweight and Obesity

    So how can you help your overweight or obese adolescent?
    Here are some tips, bearing in mind you can’t always influence the immediate behaviour of older teenagers and young adults, but perhaps their behaviour as adults.

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  • Coles recipe site

    This site is far superior to WW site with ease of navigation and how to… videos. It also includes the archives for the fabulous Coles free recipe mag.

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  • Is“all you can eat and still lose weight” moving in the right direction?

    New mice research may help develop a drug that boosts metabolism whilst we over eat.
    Hmm….is this going in the right direction? I guess if the world population refuses to eat less then this sort of research will be funded by pharmaceutical companies and maybe it is some peoples dream solution.

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  • Spicy Couscous and Haloumi Salad

    A client told me about this recipe on Taste.com.au today. She said it was yummy. Looks great. http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/499/spicy+couscous+salad

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  • An amusing article about exercise

    An amusing article about exercise, By Craig Harper, Exercise Scientist, “If you are overweight, one advantage is that, when you exercise, you will expend more energy (burn more cals) per unit of time than your annoyingly skinny friend doing the exact same workout”

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  • Donna Hay’s new take on an old favourite: Greek Salad

    It had passed my mind to fry fetta like haloumi but I have never done it. The food photography is wonderful on this salad, as are most of Donna’s recipes. http://www.donnahay.com.au/recipes/mains/salads/greek-salad

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  • Think twice about giving your kids soft drink daily

    Australians drink 100 litres of soft drink per year and more than half is consumed in the home. Sugar sweetened beverages are one of the strongest predictors of child hood obesity.
    Home is a place where we give identity to food and give it meaning. The most difficult barrier is if you drink soft drink yourself.

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  • Australian children overdosing on salt

    Many people don’t consider salt to be a problem but it is associated with significant heart disease. This generation of kids is eating the most salt any aussie gen. has, around 4 times more than they need

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  • Aussie mums incorrectly guess the weight of their toddlers

    Australian researcher Rebecca Byrne asked 276 mums to rank their 12-16 month old as underweight, normal weight or over weight. 27 mums said their child was underweight with only 1 actually being found to be too thin.

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