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Managing the afternoon snack-attack

Many women feel that they eat healthily all day — until about 4 or 5pm when they’re ravenous and eat whatever’s in sight.  Read this post

Saturday, June 27, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

The new dietary pyramid: what it means for you

Australia has a new dietary pyramid. If you remember the old one (above left) the largest section included bread and cereals. We did such a good job of learning to focus our diets around carbohydrates that two-thirds of women over 50 are overweight or obese.   Read this post

Saturday, May 23, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Four ways to plan for a healthy winter now

With temperatures dropping it’s time to set yourself up to stay healthy through the winter, before you get a cold. We all know what to do yet we get caught out, even on the obvious things like staying warm and washing our hands. It takes a bit of forethought but it’s worth it to avoid spending weeks feeling miserable.   Read this post

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Getting the balance right between drugs and supplements

We’re used to warnings from medical authorities that ‘alternative’ medicine doesn’t work, or that there’s no evidence for the efficacy of vitamin and mineral supplements, or quality control of their contents. But what about pharmaceutical drugs? We’re expected to take those without question.  Read this post

Saturday, April 11, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Chocolate: we need a kiss not an affair

Author Geneen Roth says chocolate isn’t something we like or even love; it’s something we have an affair with. Others say it’s the most widely used anti-depressant on the planet.  Read this post

Saturday, April 11, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Simple Fish Tagine

Another easy-healthy-tasty recipe from the Clean Living series by Luke Hines and Scott Gooding. They call it John Dory Tagine, but use any firm white fish you like. It’s designed to serve four.  Read this post

Monday, March 30, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Six healthy ways to stay regular

While many women use fibre supplements to stay regular, there are healthier options to try first. In this post I’ve outlined six.   Read this post

Monday, March 23, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Seminar on Women, Ageing & Weight, Saturday 7 March

Last month I included a post about a 4-month program I’m looking to run for women over 50 who want to get healthy and lose weight. I’ve decided to run a seminar on this topic on the afternoon of Saturday 7 March from 1-4pm.  Read this post

Friday, February 27, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Better breakfasts for midlife women

What do most of us eat for breakfast? That’s right, cereal. And what’s not to love about starting the day with a bowl of Special K or muesli? They’re pleasant-tasting and quick. And we know they’re good for us.   Read this post

Friday, February 27, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Should you be taking calcium?

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson