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7 Signs it’s time to ditch the diets and try a non-diet approach instead

If you feel like you’re constantly on a diet, but still struggling to lose weight (and keep it off), then it may be time to ditch the diets. These days it’s pretty normal to hear that people are constantly on a diet. Some people might even think you’re “weird” if you aren’t on one (just to be clear, I’m not one of those people). Most diets start off with positive intentions (like losing a few...

Healthy Snacks to Lose Weight and Other Snacking Secrets

Hey there busy mums! Today I want to give you the scoop on healthy snacks to help you lose weight, plus my other snacking secrets. I love to snack. It's hard not to as a busy mum. We have so much going on! It can be challenging to find the time to take a break amongst the chaos and enjoy a full meal. So today, I am going to share with you the secret to making healthy snacks and how to use...

The Reason You’re Not Losing Weight (and how to fix it)

Did you know when it comes to losing weight... Overeating is most likely the main factor preventing you from losing weight?? But how?! Let me tell you how and then let me tell you how you how to fix it. Overeating can occur a few ways: Something is so delicious you simply can't stop eatingYou feel obligated to eat something (i.e clean your plate, or finish your meal/dessert/etc, being...

5 Unexpected Ways Your Gut Health Can Make Weight Loss Easier

Let's talk about a very exciting topic that is gaining popularity recently – Gut Health. Specifically, gut health and weight loss. Your digestive system is at the centre of your wellbeing and involved in so many vital processes. It’s main responsibility is converting food into simple nutrients and delivering them to the body via the bloodstream. The food we eat is an essential energy source for...

The Snacking Technique The Changed My Weight Loss Forever

Hands up if you’re scared of snacking when it comes to weight loss. I’m a snacker.  I don’t go a day without snacking. But, I wasn’t always this way.  I used to think the less I ate the more weight I’d lose.  And that’s great in theory.  But, the reality?  By the time the afternoon rolled around, I was so hungry that no amount of willpower was any match for my bodies...

5 Tips to lose weight and still enjoy this party season

The festive season has well and truly arrived bringing its endless Christmas parties, end of year office get-togethers and New Year’s Eve celebrations.  For people looking to enjoy themselves but also keep on track with their goal to lose weight, the delicious festive season treats on offer can leave even the most to iron-willed partygoer feeling nervous. I’ve put together five tips to help...

4 Ways to identify if you’re hungry other than a rumbling stomach

One of the most difficult things clients struggle to identify when they start working with me is how to know when they are actually hungry.  They’ve been following diets rules and meal plans for so long that they no longer know when the right time to eat is.  They no longer have confidence in their ability to recognise if they're hungry because they are so used to suppressing it that...

How to make a great decision at the food court

I have a few tips to ensure your day of retail therapy doesn’t end with a bad decision.

How to Read Food Labels in 8 Easy Steps

Understanding how to read food labels and interpret the information in them will help you to make better and more informed choices when you do the weekly shopping. The nutrition panel on the packaged foods we eat must by law in Australia contain information about the nutrition of the product. This information is meant to help you make an informed decision about the food choices you make. But a...

Why saturated fat has been so unpopular, until now…

The messaging around saturated fat has been that it is unhealthy.  You’ve been told that it sends your cholesterol level up and it contributes to an increased risk of developing heart disease. But new research is telling us that things aren’t actually that simple and the situation is more complicated than that. In this blog I’m going to give you a run-down on saturated fat and whether or not...
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Hi, I’m Erin O’Neill

I’m an Accredited Practising Dietitian, weight loss coach for busy mums and wrangler of two young kids.  If you’re looking for weight loss tips for busy mums or support to lose weight without going on another diet, counting calories or giving up the foods you love, then we need to talk.  Find out more about how you can work with me here.

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