The lowdown on sweetener…

A little bit of sugar on various things in the diet is not only acceptable, it makes food taste lovely.
And it’s not bad for you.
The problem is when we overdo it. You see, many people in the world wake to tea with 4 tsp sugar, whilst eating 2 pink sticky buns. That’s breakfast. Then, during tea break….

No such thing as “Superfoods”

When I was little, I remember being given a little red, shiny tablet every morning after breakfast. “To make you strong and energetic” was the reason for the ritualistic dispensing of the iron supplement. I still remember the complete delight as I felt the strength and energy welling up inside me as the tablet went …Read More

What Is Insulin Resistance?

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Will power and blood sugar level.

How often I have been told by patients on their first visit, “I know exactly what to do, but I just can’t seem to stick to the diets! I seem to fall of the wagon and not just eat a bit, but really binge-out”. Can you help me with my willpower? To this question, I …Read More

What does the Biokineticist Say?

The benefits of exercise go without saying, increased fitness, stamina and weight loss, but the advantages of frequent exercise go much deeper, especially during these winter months.Let’s be honest, leaving the house in winter is difficult, let alone exercising, its cold and dull and everything you do during these months just seems like an effort, …Read More

Exercise in Winter. By Andries Lodder (Biokineticist)

The benefits of exercise go without saying, increased fitness, stamina and weight loss, but the advantages of frequent exercise go much deeper, especially during these winter months.Let’s be honest, leaving the house in winter is difficult, let alone exercising, its cold and dull and everything you do during these months just seems like an effort, …Read More

Getting Cold? Eat more carbs!!

We all have different metabolic rates, but have you noticed how some people seem to remain warmer, whilst others are perpetually cold? The answer could lie in many problems, such as thyroid problems, ageing, hormones and medications. However, one of the quickest ways to warm up is to eat more carbohydrates! Of course this is …Read More