Stress & Weight Gain

Stress & Weight Gain

Is there a link between stress and weight gain? You may have heard that anxiety, depression and stress can cause weight gain – and while this can be true, an exact mechanism of the cause hasn’t been identified yet.

April 01, 2022
Differences between the protein shakes

Differences between the protein shakes

If your goal is weight loss then all of the shakes are great options for different reasons. All Tony Ferguson shakes are designed to provide a high-protein amount, essential minerals and nutrients to support a healthy lifestyle. All of the shakes are low in sugar.

November 23, 2021
Tea for Cravings, Weight Loss, Better Sleep and More

Tea for Cravings, Weight Loss, Better Sleep and More

Many of us are partial to a warm, comforting cuppa, so it may come as a pleasant surprise that each different kind of tea has additional benefits above and beyond the delicious taste!

Teas contain a whole host of beneficial compounds called polyphenols, a naturally occurring antioxidant plant compound found in the tea leaves themselves. These are found in all black, green and herbal teas in different amounts and types. 

November 05, 2021
Importance of Protein in your diet

Importance of Protein in your diet

Eating enough protein on a daily basis is absolutely essential due to its important role in so many of the bodies functions.

It’s necessary to eat protein throughout the day, at regular intervals, because our bodies cannot store protein. For example, carbohydrates and fat can be used for energy or stored in the same form (carbohydrate and fat). However, excess protein eaten is just broken down for energy or stored as fat tissue. It can’t be stored as protein molecules. For this reason, it’s important to ensure a steady supply of protein in each meal and snack.

October 25, 2021
Top 3 tips to lose weight successfully

Top 3 tips to lose weight successfully

As a dietitian many of my clients are looking for help with healthy habits and finding a comfortable weight for them as individuals. This can involve big changes and sometimes focusing on how to lose weight in a healthy way. Every person is different with their nutritional needs and goals, but I do find common themes that I discuss with clients to help them plan best for themselves.

For those who haven’t had an opportunity to speak to a dietitian yet, here are my top three tips to get you started! 

October 14, 2021
7 steps for permanent weight loss

7 steps for permanent weight loss

Weight loss can be challenging, and keeping it off long-term can be even harder! This simple seven-step guide may help you on your way to weight loss success!
September 20, 2021
How to lose 1kg per week with lifestyle changes

How to lose 1kg per week with lifestyle changes

A recommended healthy weight loss is 0.5-1.0kg per week, and we’ve created this short and sweet guide to help you get there.
July 19, 2021
Dairy-free and plant-based protein

Dairy-free and plant-based protein

Protein intake is one of the most important things to focus on in the diet. We know it is essential for so many of our body’s functions, such as enzyme production, hormone production, muscle maintenance, recovery from workouts, and immune system boosting.

July 14, 2021
Reduce joint and back pain with diet and exercise

Reduce joint and back pain with diet and exercise

Carrying excess weight can come with many problems, including joint pain from added compression and stress at your knees, ankles, hips, and back. 
June 21, 2021
4 ways to lose weight fast

4 ways to lose weight fast

You can do many things to lose weight fast, but the best methods are those that you can sustain over time! We've explained our top four strategies for weight loss below, and each of these is scientifically backed to bring you the best results.
April 22, 2021
How to Achieve Protein Goals

How to Achieve Protein Goals

Pack your plate with protein and eat your way to good health. Protein is one of three major “macronutrients” that make up our diets. The other two are fat and carbohydrates, and all three macronutrients are found across all foods in varying proportions combined. 
April 12, 2021
Eat your way to a better night’s sleep

Eat your way to a better night’s sleep

We have a natural sleep and waking patterns, called circadian rhythms. These happen naturally and generally coincide with the sunrise and sunset.
April 09, 2021