Guilty Pleasures? – Ways to deal with an Easter diet blow-out!

“You gotta live, right”?…. yes, you certainly do is what I say! and it’s that time of year again where it’s easy to do a bit too much living!

Along with Christmas, Easter is probably the time when, if you’ve been trying to lose weight, & watch your diet, it’s probably the hardest time to stick to your regime. But here’s the thing – want more, click here…

CHOCOLATE – Is it Really good for you?

Happy Easter! I couldn’t let this occasion pass without doing a blog on chocolate. There is an awful lot of things said about the health benefits of chocolate, most of which are put out by the confectionary industry themselves…surprise surprise, so the main question we need to ask is how true ARE these statements??

First though, lets have a brief history lesson!… The Origin of Chocolate. Chocolate is derived from the cocoa bean so obviously it is a natural product and was first harvested by the Mayans (from Central America) well over 2000 years ago, from the cocoa tree. It was believed it had a ‘euphoric’ impact on the body’s senses and was favoured by Emperor Montezuma of the Anzacs before he visited his harem! to indulge more, click here…