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Vegetable soup surrounded by fresh vegetables.

Winter Is Here!

by Leisa on May 31, 2016

This was such a great winter post “Winter is Coming… by Rhianna Smith) that I decided to run it again, on this first day of winter! Winter is coming… Ok please excuse the Game of Thrones, Stark house tagline, but it is appropriate in this case! In the last week we have moved from “Oh
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Low Carb Zone road sign with sun background

Unhealthy Fixations

by Rhianna on February 10, 2015

The other day I popped into a local café to pick up a healthy lunch box. While deciding between a chicken and veggie stack and the sweet potato and chia patties, I over heard two young, super fit girls talking about carbs. One had ordered eggs on toast and was chatting to the chef about
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What On Earth Is A Menstrual Cup?

by Rhianna on February 2, 2015

This is a blog that HAD to be written. My friend told me so. As we walked along the beach the other afternoon one of those taboo topics came up. I’m not sure how, or why, but we ended up talking about periods. There, I said the P-Word. Some men may want to look away
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Winter Is Coming…

by Rhianna on June 11, 2014

Ok please excuse the Game of Thrones, Stark house tagline, but it is appropriate in this case! In the last week we have moved from “Oh it’s a little crisp, I think I’ll lie in the sun for an hour today instead of half an hour”, to “My goodness, where did we store that second
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White chocolate

When I was a kid I think Easter was my favourite time of year. I think my brother would agree. It meant a week of camping in the bush with our cousins, smoky fires, bright stars at night, playing from dawn till dusk, getting dirty, building rafts, climbing trees, playing in the creek and having
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The Up-Side to Obesity

by Leisa on May 1, 2010

Who would have thought that there could be an up-side to obesity?  Well, here it is:  Obesity Threatens US Army Recruitment: “Increasing rates of obesity among young Americans could undermine the future of the US military, with potential recruits increasingly too fat to serve, two retired generals say. “Obesity rates threaten the overall health of
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When Fat is not Fat…

by Leisa on June 30, 2008

I don’t read major newspapers because I don’t believe in supporting their mainly misinformed views, corporate and political pandering, and negative stories with my dollars. But yesterday I was visiting my family and flicked through one of the Sunday papers they had next to the lounge. As I turned the pages, a health story grabbed
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