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Weight management can be a hard road to navigate due to contradictory recommendations, unreliable tips, myths and unfounded claims. It’s hard to know what to believe. Most people are misled into trying something with no supporting evidence.
Weight management is a long-term lifestyle, not a short-term fix. Our articles are in line with our holistic health values, written by natural health professionals.
Maintaining your ideal weight so that you’re happy and healthy is really about bringing your lifestyle into balance. The key habits to focus on are eating wholesome, nutritious foods and regular, effective exercise. Also, don’t underestimate the importance of a positive attitude. Everybody is different and finding what works for you as an individual is vital.
Our weight management articles aim to keep you up to date with the latest natural health research and development, as well as offering advice with solid science as a foundation. Everyone is bound to find something interesting or useful in the articles below.
By HealthPost on March 8, 2017
There’s a lot of hype these days around the concept of body alkalinity and its effect on our health. Many proponents of the theory talk about the importance of consuming a high proportion of alkaline […]
By HealthPost on August 8, 2016
African Mango or Irvingia gabonensis is a species of African trees more commonly known by the names wild mango, African mango, bush mango, dika or ogbono. They bear edible mango-like fruits, and are especially valued for their fat and protein rich nuts. The flesh is regularly eaten as […]
By HealthPost on April 15, 2015
Coffee is among the most frequently consumed beverages in the world. Many people consume it for the energizing effects of caffeine but it is not something one would usually associate with having ‘health benefits’. However, […]
By HealthPost on March 9, 2015
Our weight. It’s something that we all think about at some stage in our lives. And for many of us, weight is something that we struggle to manage. So, why is managing weight so hard? […]
By HealthPost on February 1, 2015
Garcinia Cambogia supplements may actually help you to lose weight. “Really?” I hear you ask with suspicion. I can understand your suspicions, since there are so many false claims and exaggerations made in the diet […]
By HealthPost on August 14, 2014
Emotional eating is a known roadblock to weight loss, and can leave people feeling helpless about their response to stress and emotions. There are many reasons, both biological and psychological, why we turn to foods […]
By HealthPost on July 28, 2014
Forskolin is a botanical plant that can trace its origins back to ancient times – with Hindu and Ayurvedic tradition backing it up, there may be more than meets the eye where this herb is […]
By HealthPost on May 22, 2014
New Zealand’s Marlborough Sounds are home to some of the cleanest ocean environments on the planet and it is here where the highly nutritious seaweed Undaria pinnatifida (also known as wakame, brown sea weed and […]
By Carolyn Simon, Naturopath on May 5, 2014
When it comes to losing excess weight and maintaining a healthy body shape one of the key guidelines is eliminating high Glycaemic Index (GI) foods from your dietary intake. The GI rating of a food […]