Optimal Health

How will your fat impact you in old age?

According to the Australian Department of Health, the rates of overweight and obesity amongst adults have doubled over the past two decades with Australia now being ranked as one of the fattest developed nations. In our later years, more than…

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10 commandments to maintaining your weight

Something occurred to me the other day – I have achieved a goal I always wanted to – maintaining my weight within a 2 kilo (or 5 pound) weight range, effortlessly, over the course of a year. I used to…

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My first memories of comfort eating

Oh seriously GUH. Blergh and ugh. I have had the most weird crazy couple of days where I feel this sense of being completely overwhelmed. You know the feeling – when you feel that there is simply too much going…

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21 Cool things about potatoes roasted potatoes

21 Cool things about potatoes

Don’t be afraid. They will not hurt you. Potatoes have next to no fat, they are low in sodium and you can eat one for only 130 calories. Why are people so afraid of potatoes? Since Atkins, we have been…

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21 Vegan Snacks Under 100 Calories

Want to discover some healthy vegan snacks under 100 calories? You have reached your destination! There are so many reasons to go vegan, either part time or full time. It’s ethical, healthy, sustainable and awesome! In fact, a vegan diet may…

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5 Day Vegan Power Cleanse Program

Feeling a little sluggish after Christmas? Why not try “going vegan” for only 5 days? This is a great cleanse, you can eat lots of food and still feel light on your feet. DAY ONE: CLEANSE This day is designed…

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