ADOPTING THE RIGHT ATTITUDE CAN CORRECT
A NEGATIVE STRESS INTO A POSITIVE ONE

Hans Selye

THE GROUNDWORK OF ALL HAPPINESS IS HEALTH
James Leigh Hunt

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  • The Weight Of Our Lifestyle

    Obesity used to be considered a disease of western society. Now it’s regarded as a global epidemic. Australia is no exception with insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, atherosclerosis, type 2 diabetes and other weight-associated health problems all on the rise.   Diet and lifestyle changes can have a...

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  • Nutrition And Dietary Needs

    It’s important to eat a balanced diet every day. This can mean many things to many people, so here are some basic guidelines: Vitamins and minerals These are micronutrients and are a necessary part of your daily diet. They are best derived from fresh food,...

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  • Eating Right

    It is important to eat regularly for healthy weight loss and maintenance. It is also essential that you make the right choice of foods to eat. When we eat food with a higher calorie or energy content than our body uses, the excess is stored as...

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  • Start Moving For A Healthy Life

    Physical activity tones your muscles and burns kilojoules. Regular physical activity is essential for maintaining a healthy mind as well as a healthy body. Staying active with weight bearing exercise will help keep your bones strong. If you aren’t used to exercising, don’t push yourself too hard...

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  • Relax, Rest And Recuperate

    It’s just as important to get enough sleep as it is to be active. Good quality sleep is necessary for your body to restore and recover from the mental, emotional and physical activities of the day. A lack of sleep has been associated with weight...

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  • Take The Worry Out Of Stress

    Stress is our body’s way of responding to tension and strain – it may be caused by physical, emotional or mental factors. When we eat as a result of stress we may often prefer high calorie, high sugar, high fat, and high carbohydrate foods. Find out more...

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  • The Holistic Approach… So What Is An Ideal Body Weight?

    While body weight can help determine a healthy weight, there are also many other factors that need to be considered including: age muscle-fat ratio height gender bone density A standard body weight scale measures total body weight, which incorporates fat, muscle, bone mass, and fluid. However,...

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  • Body Mass Index (BMI)

    Body Mass Index (BMI) measures body fat based on height and weight, and applies to both adult men and women. BMI doesn’t differentiate between body fat and muscle mass, so bodybuilders and people who have a lot of muscle bulk might have a high BMI but aren’t...

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  • Fat Distribution And Body Type

    Where fat is stored in the body can increase or decrease your health risk. A person carrying extra weight around the abdomen is classified as an ‘apple’ shape. Apple shape body types tend to have a large belly with thin arms and legs. Apple shape body...

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  • Waist Circumference

    Waist Circumference measures abdominal fat (belly fat). Excessive abdominal fat is seen in apple shaped body types in men, and can also be seen in post-menopausal women. Major health risks are associated with carrying extra fat around the abdomen. Regardless of height or build, a waist...

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