What’s really in your kids’ snacks? You might not want to know!

By Rosemary Marchese Physiotherapist and mum of 3 fit kids So, what are you putting in your kids’ lunchboxes? Perhaps the odd packet of bikkies? Are you thinking that a small ‘treat’ after dinner is okay if they eat all their dinner? Well, I’m not here to tell you what to do but you may want to think twice after you read this little list of interesting points I have compiled. What’s really in your kids’ snacks? You might not want to know! Diethyl glycol is a chemical used in…

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REALISTIC GUIDE TO GOING ORGANIC

Is it really worth bothering? How good is organic, really? We all know it’s definitely not good for paying off the mortgage! But it is good for packing in more antioxidants into produce. Plus, we all know what it doesn’t contain – a bunch of nasty chemicals that have been linked to headaches, anxiety, superbugs and a whole heap of other health complaints.

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What Is the BEST Way to Lose Weight?

Low fat diets. High protein diets. Atkins. Soup. Paleo. No dairy. No meat. Exercise in the morning. Low intensity. High intensity. Blah blah blah…how does the every day person make heads or tails out of all the stuff floating around basically manipulating you into your next weight loss fad? I think it has seriously become a bit of convoluted mess. Every second person you meet on the street is an ‘expert’ (mind you, I often find that their only qualification is that they are currently on the ‘Lemon Detox’ diet and ‘can’t believe how much weight is falling off’. Really? You honestly think that starving yourself is helping you? Nourishing you?

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