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Anna’s Low Carb Journey! About 8 years ago, I was working as a Personal Trainer, at the same time as I was running my own cafe in Darlinghurst, Sydney. Many of my PT clients started to talk about low carb diets – they had heard that this could help them achieve great results. I wrote… View Article
What are the different types of sugar? The term “sugar” usually refers to a group of carbohydrates known as “saccharides” (which originates from the Latin word “saccharum”). Sugars are sweet-tasting, crystalline carbohydrates found naturally in most plants and some animal products. But what are the different types of sugar? Simple sugars Such as glucose and fructose… View Article
Are foods free-of-refined-sugars good for you? Dietary advice is varied, but if there is one thing most of us can agree on, it is to steer away from highly processed foods in favour of eating fresh produce  such as meat (or other protein sources), eggs, nuts, dairy, fruit and vegetables. But while “eating clean”, we… View Article
Whether it’s 5, 10 or 30+ kilos – Anyone who needs to lose weight for good health has that moment or a sequence of moments that prompt the decision to get started. For me, I’d always ‘known’ I needed to do something but 2 moments that I can recall were: A doctor saying “whoa!” when… View Article
Considering our bodies are made up of 80% water – it’s a pretty important factor in helping us to feel our best. Staying hydrated is one of the BEST things you can do for your body and mind. Benefits of Water: Smooth, glowing skin – fine lines really do disappear! Sparkling eyes Clear mind –… View Article
It can be hard to know exactly what to eat when you’re Living Low Carb. I’ve put together this quick reference guide for types of Milk, so you can make the best choices fast. Figures in this table are per 100mls. A regular take away coffee – has about 300mls of milk, and a small… View Article
With Winter now in full swing, we thought we would go searching for the best Low Carb Ready Made Soup available in your supermarket. Most canned soups were 25g carbs per serve and there was a whole bunch of thickeners and numbers in them :/ and the sodium for a single serve were 1200mg +… View Article
There is more and more evidence that gut health and good bacteria in our tummies is really important – but do you need to drink a drink made with sugar to improve our gut health? Kombucha has risen in popularity over the past few years, being promoted as health tonic.   Is it really helping… View Article
If you are someone who is familiar with gym-based exercises or aerobic classes etc and have a bit more time for activity in your day. Below are some ideas you can use as workouts at home.  Create a Mini circuit at home Push up’s against a wall (if you are new to pushups) – then… View Article