Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Balancing a Healthy Lifestyle

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Balancing a Healthy Lifestyle

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Byline: Emily Koskela Emily.Koskela@northernstar.com.au

PEOPLE who want to lose their muffin handles for the fast-approaching summer are doing so by literally ditching muffins.

This season's latest weight-loss fad is healthy, clean eating.

It entails eating more fresh products that have less artificial and noxious contents, reducing the amount of toxins the body receives, similar to a detox.

But because of the nutritional value of the "real" food, this fad is supposed to supply the necessary nutrients the body needs to keep up with a busy and active life.

Julie Symons-Hulme, manager of Lismore's Jenny Craig, said: "all those fads come and go and you do lose weight but you don't keep it off.

"The secret of the universe is not a quick fix; it's eating more and moving more."

For many this fad is the stepping stone to creating a permanent, healthier lifestyle where balance is everything. That is the most important part.

Greta Brown, 24, from Evans Head has been trying out the clean eating fad, using it as a guide to help her loose a few kilos here and there

Brown said: "After inspiring the household to take part, it has become more of a lifestyle choice than a diet. …

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