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Dear Diet

How many times can you have your heart broken before you finally say, enough is enough? Dear Diet, it’s not me it’s you. I think we should break up. And no I don’t think we can be friends. We’ve been together since my teens, when I think about it we’ve been together forever. I watched…

Sleep Pain Physiotherapy

Is pain impacting on your sleep?

We all know that we need sleep. Without adequate sleep we feel terrible and unable to take on the world. According to several studies, sleep plays an essential role in: metabolism, immune function, memory and learning. Without sleep, your physical health and emotional wellbeing suffers. The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) defines…

Stretching – Static or Dynamic?

If you haven’t already, stop doing static stretches before your event or training. Before running, or any sport for that matter, dynamic stretching is the way to go. Dynamic stretches are designed to a take a joint or a muscle through a challenging and repetitive motion. We start slowly, and with each rep continue to move…

Food shame Dietician Penrith

Food Shame

I’ve confessed before that I have a terrible habit of eavesdropping on people’s conversations – not all conversations; that would be rude, just the diet related ones. Believe me there are enough of those to keep my flapping ears busy!! I was in a foodcourt last week and a father and son were sitting near…

Roast chicken dietician in Jordan Spings.

The Secret to Eating Well ….

Don’t we love a secret? Or even better a conspiracy!! I think this is why we’ve become so enamoured with “superfoods” or “evil” ingredients that we must quit. So at the risk of bringing down the wrath of the Internet conspiracy theorists I am prepared to expose the secret to eating well. Are you sitting…

Dietician in Jordan Springs

The Non-Diet Diet

Research shows that dieting is almost guaranteed to result in weight regain over an above what was originally lost. Dieting is also highly likely to result in disordered eating if not a full-blown eating disorder. So why is it so widespread that it is considered normal and healthy in western society? Dieting is the answer…