I believe one of the leading causes of obesity in 60% of Australian adults is that they take nutrition advice from face book, gossip magazines and TV shows that are simply inaccurate and often cause more harm then good. This article aims to save you years of hard work and heartache by crushing 3 of the biggest Diet Myths I see every day.

Hollywood movies often depict ‘binge eating’ as a woman sitting in front of a television watching a love story with a huge spoon and a bucket of ice cream, sobbing after breaking up with her boyfriend. However the reality is far less dramatic and far more common than you might think

When you have no idea why you are adding on kilos, here’s what might be going on. Sometimes you don’t have to wonder why you’ve picked up those extra kilos, like when you’ve just come from that Tuesday night out where they had wings and brownies.
Or when you had that busy week at work when you hardly had time to walk around due to the unusually heavy workload. These instances are very common and you actually don’t need to worry about small fluctuations in your weight.
However, there are some times that you just accumulate some extra weight and you have no clue why and you are even at a loss where those pounds came from. If you’ve added 2 kilos in just a matter of weeks, it’s time to take notice and see what’s going on.

Weight fluctuations of about 2 kilos or more is common among women, but not in men. If your weight has been stable for a number of months or years, what could be causing the sudden weight gain? Here are some things that could explain that.

We’ve all experienced that 9 PM craving for something sweet that just can’t be ignored. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying some sweet treats every now and then, but when these cravings for sugary foods occur on a regular basis, we can fall into a constant cycle of late-night snacking that may affect our weight loss goals. Research has shown that late-night eating is linked to excess intake of empty calories, which makes it tough to move past plateaus and achieve health goals

If you’re looking to lose some weight but simply don’t know where to start or have a history of failed diets, this is an essential read. Sam breaks down dieting for fat loss, how you can set up your nutrition and he even shares some great hacks on how to easily cut out excess calories.

In this article, we will cover diet and nutrition basics and provide you with practical tools that you can implement in your day to day life to assist you in managing your body composition. There is no magic, and it will take time, effort and patience.