Monday, 19 March 2012

Top 3 diet pitfalls

As a dietitian, I have seen many otherwise healthy diets fall short due to commonly made mistakes.  It can be easy to fall into a diet pitfall.  Even the most well informed dieters can make these blunders. Avoiding these common errors may help you build a healthier diet.

Mistake #1: Not eating breakfast
Why eat breakfast?  Breakfast eaters are more likely to be a healthy weight, make healthier food choices throughout the day, meet their needs for essential nutrients, have improved performance and improved concentration and have more energy to make it through the day.  In spite of all of these benefits enjoyed by breakfast eaters, nearly one quarter of Australians skip breakfast.

Choice puts diet programs to the test

A recent article in Choice Magazine put popular weight loss programs under review, revealing alarming results. People were given ‘incorrect’, ‘misleading’ and potentially harmful advice. Some programs were restrictive and unsustainable, and others used forceful sales tactics. Experts concluded that if you want to lose weight, it is best to:

New office much more comfy

After a flurry of activity in October & November we are now settled nicely in our new office. We are loving the lighter space, the roominess and our dedicated waiting room (and only 1 small flight of stairs!) - much more comfy! We are also even closer to the train station and buses . If you haven’t seen us for a while you are welcome to drop by and check it out.
Our new address is Suite 2, Level 1, 333 King St Newtown (opposite Foodworks & Fitness First)

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Kate's new profile

Have you met our dietitian Kate Deppeler? We have just updated her profile on our webpage with a glam new pic. Check it out!
Kate specialises in weight loss, diabetes and heart disease and has a special interest in sports nutrition.