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Pre-Easter eating tips from our Dietician

As a reminder before the Easter weekend, here are some of the comment, questions and tips from Kim. The Dietician: So the big question is – Can we enjoy the Easter eggs and hot cross buns? And of course you know what my answer is!!! Yes you can!!! But the real question is how much?!...

by April 5, 2012November 1, 2017


 Herbex products work in support of a healthy eating plan and exercise programme. Not everyone might find it easy to change their lifestyles. We are here to help.   TOP TIP: focus on realistic, achievable goals Taken from our weight-winners’ tips. Change your bad habits into good ones that you can easily implement for years,...

by April 3, 2012November 1, 2017

Great tips from our Dietician

GREAT TIPS from our Dietician. It is always great to have a little excuse up your sleeve for the times you feel pressured into having some food and ‘no thank-you’ just won’t work! Here are some ways to say no in public: * I am not hungry as I had a late lunch, breakfast (works...

by April 3, 2012November 1, 2017

kim on restaurant and take away food

A few highlights from our Dietician session – Kim on “eating out and take away food” Our Dietician answers Dietary Related Questions on Facebook, every Tuesday between 1-2pm.   Q: I am always struggling to choose food when we go out to eat, I like seafood, pizza and Spur ribbs & Nandos! Do I choose...

by March 28, 2012November 1, 2017

Slimming Survival at the restaurant

Slimming survival at the restaurant. Taken from our weight-winners tips, we suggest you try these 4 ideas when you go out for dinner. Drink plenty of water or other calorie-free beverages A great idea is to order sparkling water as your first drink when you arrive at the restaurant instead of an alcoholic drink.  Are...

by March 27, 2012November 1, 2017

Taking your body measurements

Body Measurement TIPS: Taking your body measurements is an excellent way to keep track of your changing shape as you get fit. When you burn fat and increase your muscle mass, you may weigh a bit more even though your body is getting tighter and smaller. Here is how you take 10 different body measurements....

by March 26, 2012November 1, 2017

to “carb” or not to “carb”

to “carb” or not to “carb” a note from our dietician, Kim. There is a lot of confusion at the moment as to which style of eating to follow – is a high carbohydrate better or are we meant to eat very limited carbohydrates? If you look at the physiology of our bodies, we need...

by March 22, 2012November 1, 2017

New Beginnings – INTRO

New Beginnings – Introduction to our slimming support Everyday we make choices, some good, some bad, but when it comes to health and weight-loss, there shouldn’t be a dilemma. There are many reasons why we want to lose weight, and we’ll go into detail over the next few weeks, but doctors all agree that if...

by March 20, 2012November 1, 2017

Eat up… start with breakfast!

EAT UP… START WITH BREAKFAST. We love this article and cannot agree more (thanks All4woman for the great article). Skipping breakfast can deprive you of nutrients and energy, reducing your concentration, which may explain why people, who skip meals, breakfast especially, still have a hard time losing weight. Do not skip breakfast! After a long...

by March 13, 2012November 1, 2017