The Health Guru

Facts, Hints, Tips, Advice and Inspiration on everything to do about health & weight loss.

Trick yourself into eating less


Sometimes we all need to play a few mind games to have a win (no I’m not talking about hypnosis). You can try some of these tips to trick yourself into eating less. Use a smaller plate: Research has discovered that people serve themselves less when using smaller bowls or plates. Less food = less calories. (Study: Journal […]

Eat Real, Eat Fresh!


New Posts…coming soon.

New updates are coming soon – my previous blog posts from the start of the year until April were hacked!  Once the bugs are sorted out I will be back on air again. Natalie.

Active Wear….

Inspirational Tank Tops & Shorts. My personal active wear style.

I must admit I absolutely hate wearing skin tight lycra pants or tops to exercise in. I admire women that do, but I personally feel so self conscious that it deters me from exercising. How can I run if I’m worrying about my butt jiggling? ………………. Am I the only one? Hahaha Instead you will […]

What 2000 Calories looks like…

I just watched this short film showing in pictures what 2000 calories looks like…  I thought it was pretty cool – click on the link below to take a look: What 2000 Calories looks like…

2014 New Year Resolutions….

Well here are my goals for another year…..  Win GOLD in the 200m & 500m race, Open Women’s category at DBS Marina Regatta Dragonboat race in May Look gorgeous and fabulous at my sisters wedding in August.  (Goal: 49Kg & muscle tone) Rehab and strengthen my repetitive left shoulder / back injury = Less visits […]

Interesting Article: Man loses 17kg eating McDonalds…..

Fat guy

The last words in this article are: “It’s our choices that make us fat, not McDonald’s.” This article is about a man who limited his daily intake of calories to 2,000 per day (after never having ever controlled his diet or exercised previously) and managed to lose weight.  He chose to only eat from McDonalds. I am not […]

Taking a break until 2014….


Nutrition Info: Calories in different types of sugar

How many calories are in 1 teaspoon of sugar?

Do you know what’s what about Sugar? Refined white sugar is pure crystallized sucrose. It can be produced from either sugar cane or sugar beets, but by the time it has been refined to a white crystal, the two are chemically identical. Brown sugar is simply refined white sugar with a bit of molasses added […]

Trying to get back into blogging more frequently….


Sorry for not staying in touch more often with new posts here!  The only excuse is that I’m just SUPER BUSY WITH LIFE.  I hope to update more frequently….   Please keeping checking in.  

What are Calories?


Gong Xi Fa Cai – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

  Gong Xi Fa Cai… Happy Chinese New Year

Healthy Living Inspiration

2013 New Year Resolutions..

Happy New Year….  I’m back. Ok, first up – New Year Resolutions….. I love setting them, but like most, hardly complete all of them…..   So remember to make yours achievable, review them regularly and set milestones along the way to keep you motivated. Here’s my resolutions: The year of the Chin Up:  Work towards doing […]

Taking a break until 2013

Thanks for another great year… I’m taking a break until 2013. Life’s been busy for the last quarter of the year and I’ve had little time to dedicate to my hobby of writing to you guys.  For most of December I’ll be traveling, hopefully collecting stories and inspiration on food and health. So see you […]

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