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Beyond reducing sugar: Eating well to prevent type 2 diabetes

Today is World Diabetes Day, so I want to take this opportunity to talk about some of the ways that you can change your eating habits to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. When it comes to reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes, changing your eating habits is important, but you might be […]

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Motivation Monday: Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn

When it comes to making any sort of change, you’re likely to come across a few setbacks and lifestyle changes are no different. You’re probably not going to be able to make all the changes you want to make and meet all of the goals you set yourself first try. That’s the bad news, but […]

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Motivation Monday: Every time you eat is an opportunity to nourish your body

All too often when people are thinking about improving their eating habits, they get fixated on all the things that they think they can’t have. The problem is, the more you think about not having something, the more you’ll want it! Working on your mindset a little and focusing instead on all the things that […]

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Motivation Monday: Expect problems and eat them for breakfast

The year is flying by – can you believe it’s February already?! With one month down, it’s a good time to check in with your plan and see how you are going with your goals. What has been working well for you over the past month? And what really isn’t working for you? What could […]

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Motivation Monday: Dreams don’t work unless you do

January is typically a month for new starts and reassessing goals. Throughout the last month I’ve been talking here about how to make and keep your resolutions – but all the talk and all the advice in the world can’t get your goal achieved without you putting in some good old-fashioned hard work. The only […]

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Realistic resolutions – Part 3: Staying on track

It takes an average of 66 days to turn a new behaviour into a habit. During this time the new thing you are doing can feel quite unnatural – if you’ve been doing something another way for a long time, changing things up can feel quite forced. It is normal to feel the need to […]

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Motivation Monday: Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people

It’s hard to be happy when you’re comparing yourself to others. There is always going to be someone who is richer than you, or has a bigger house than you, someone who is fitter or skinnier than you, but for most of us comparing ourselves to others is only going to make us give up. […]

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6 ways to reduce your risk of getting Type 2 diabetes

Today is World Diabetes Day so I thought I’d take this opportunity to correct one of the biggest misconceptions about Type 2 diabetes that I hear all the time in my work as a dietitian. But first, a few facts: If diabetes was a country it would be the 3rd most populated country in the […]