Food

5 fats that will help you lose weight

By Brenda Rogers / 03 Oct 2013

Have you ever thought to yourself, “if only I could get a handle on my sugar cravings and/or constant hunger I’d be fine”?  But, have you ever wondered why your body is doing that to you?  Your body is not trying to undermine your goals to be slim – it’s trying to survive.  It’s doing … Read more

Fat phobia makes us fat!

By Brenda Rogers / 26 Sep 2013

Still eating margarine?  Still avoiding butter and avocado?  You could be doing yourself a great injustice when it comes to your health and your weight.  I have been exploring and discovering nutrition and diets for over 20 years now, trying to separate the truth from the myths and what have I learned?  That our fear … Read more

Detoxing heavy metals and weight loss

By Brenda Rogers / 19 Sep 2013

Today I’m featuring a blog from fellow naturopath Leisa Wheeler of Embracing Health (www.embracinghealth.com.au).  Leisa’s article features 5 foods you can eat to help detoxify from heavy metals. If you are overweight you can safely assume that unwanted wastes such as heavy metals will be stored in your body.  As you release fat, rather than … Read more

A story about bingeing

By Brenda Rogers / 12 Sep 2013

Binges and Kindness by Geneen Roth A few months ago, I was walking to a party in Manhattan. Halfway there, I stopped and bought a hot pretzel from a street vendor. That should have been my first inkling that something was amiss. Why? Oh, only two minor reasons:  I don’t like pretzels and I wasn’t … Read more

Could it be your thyroid?

By Brenda Rogers / 05 Sep 2013

A new client came to me yesterday. She’d been diagnosed at 16 with an under active thyroid and she’d been on Thyroxine ever since.  She’s now 40, obese and miserable.  Many people believe their weight problem is caused by their thyroid being under active, but is it really? My experience tells me an under active … Read more

If nothing changes, nothing changes

By Brenda Rogers / 18 Jul 2013

This week I spoke to a large group of women at a local women’s gym about “How to quit sugar”.  We were well into the presentation, discussing alternatives to white sugar when someone asked me what they could have instead of sugar in their coffee.  The audience tittered! I didn’t need to answer the question, … Read more

Sugar addiction, kindness and weight loss

By Brenda Rogers / 11 Jul 2013

I was driving through Sydney one fateful day listening to a fabulous documentary on the radio.  As I listened a massive light bulb went off in my head.  They were talking about sugar addiction!  It was the first time I’d heard it described in such detail with a number of people sharing their stories.  I … Read more

Chocolate, wine and bacon & the 4 White Devils! Part 2

By Brenda Rogers / 04 Jul 2013

Goodness!  Don’t you reckon there’s room for chocolate, wine and bacon in a diet that maintains our most natural weight! I do!  We’ve just got to learn to make them work for us. Back when I had a very unhealthy relationship with food I would eat chocolate like it was my last day of the … Read more

Cheap food and the 4 white devils!

By Brenda Rogers / 28 Jun 2013

Why cheap food isn’t really cheap What are most processed foods made of?  What are the cheapest foods on the planet?  What foods make us fat? The answer is, my friends, the same for each question:  I have affectionately named them “the 4 white devils” and they include: White flour White sugar White salt and … Read more

Overcoming comfort eating

By Brenda Rogers / 21 Jun 2013

  Comfort Eating Comfort eating is common, occurring in up to 80% of the population!  Comfort eating (AKA emotional or non-hungry eating) is the urge to eat for reasons other than physiological hunger. In our culture where food is incredibly abundant, comfort eating has become a convenient way for us to manage uncomfortable emotions. Just … Read more

Who am I and what do I do?

By Brenda Rogers / 14 Jun 2013

Who I am Hi I’m Brenda Rogers and most of all, I’m a coach!  I love to help people blossom and grow into who they want to be. Specifically, I help people do that by working through their weight issues.   I’m a spiritual coach, an emotional intelligence coach and I work with the psychology of … Read more

The tyranny of the shoulds

By Brenda Rogers / 07 Jun 2013

“I shouldn’t have eaten that. What should I eat? I should exercise more. I should know better. I know what I should do, I just don’t do it. It’s 1pm:I should eat now,” etc, etc…. Sound familiar? Dieters tend to use outside circumstances to determine what, when, how and how much they should or shouldn’t … Read more

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