Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Mindful eating better than dieting, says hypnotherapist

Mindful eating tips for responding to cravings and emotional eating are shared by a hypnotherapist.

The star-endorsed diet that might be making you sick

It's a fashionable diet, endorsed by a range of A-list celebrities including Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, Halle Berry, Gwyneth Paltrow and Megan Fox.

Psychologist explains: How food changes your mood

Your gut is literally teaming with trillions of bacteria which help with digesting your food and keeping your immune system healthy.

Your health: How does plant medicine impact breastfeeding?

Plant medicine is proven to positively impact on many aspects of life and the start of life is no exception.

How to add 10 healthy years to your life

When it comes to exercising one of the most common questions asked is, "Am I doing enough?"

Why your daily commute could be doing you serious harm

We already know the daily commute can be dirty.

The hidden dangers lurking in your bowl of cereal

Your morning bowl of cornflakes may be sending your blood sugar into the stratosphere, new research suggests.

Susie Burrell: The foods all dietitians eat regularly

Despite the fact that there are literally hundreds of diets out there which all prescribe different approaches, there are a handful of foods that most of these regimes agree are some of the best foods nutritionally that we can eat.

Four-day workshop brings addiction support to Raetihi

A team of 20 drug and alcohol rehabilitation experts – including former addicts – is bringing an intensive four-day addiction workshop to Raetihi.

Number of obese Kiwis predicted to nearly double in 20 years, say reseachers

Based on new analysis the number of New Zealanders who are obese will nearly double from 1.1 million in 2015 to 2 million in twenty years’ time  – with major health impacts if public health action is not taken.


Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Sugar questions answered

With November being Diabetes Awareness Month, Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says it’s perfect timing to answer two commonly asked questions about sugar.


Sponsored: Empathy, culture and kindness – the quest for healthier communities

It’s going to take a groundswell of change to inject the empathy and values-based leadership that is so desperately needed in society. Jude Barback talks to Anah Aikman, the founder of Changing Lenses, about how we can achieve this change in our communities.