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About sapphirewellness

I am a professional health coach, wellness programme manager and Pilates instructor. I will use my blog to keep my clients and other interested people up to date on healthy lifestyle tips and also to inform about what my business (Sapphire Professional Wellness Solutions) is getting up to. We work hand in hand with other health professionals to give holistic solutions to hectic lifestyles.

Have we gone diet crazy?

I get asked a lot of funny questions in my line of work. Most of them go something along the lines of “What can I do to lose weight really quickly?”, or “How do I get rid of this cellulite/ … Continue reading

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Are you going to eat that??

As the unidentified meat in our food scandal dies down (or gets swept under the carpet by suppliers), we have to be wary of not falling into complacency. Many of the mentioned suppliers are simply carrying on trading, the food … Continue reading

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Horse burger, anyone?

Do you know what’s in the food you’re eating? These days, even though everything is labelled and ingredients listed and some food products even claim to be able to trace their contents all the way back to source, we are … Continue reading

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Should our children diet?

Childhood obesity is at pandemic proportions. Does this sound drastic? Im not sure of the facts and figures ( I used to be), but I am stating this just by looking around me at the local shopping mall. If I … Continue reading

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The food pyramid – ancient artefact?

When we learned about healthy eating, one of the first things we learned of was the food pyramid. It is a pyramid shaped guide of healthy foods divided into sections showing the recommended intake for each food group. But is … Continue reading

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Balancing your supplement intake

There is indeed no shortage of supplements available on the market today, and there’s almost no condition, real or imaginary, that you can’t find a supplement for. But what do we need? And how do we know if we’re taking … Continue reading

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Don’t mess with the meds!

An ugly thing is sticking it’s head out in the local fitness industry. It’s not a new issue, it’s a resurrection of an issue that seems to have a cyclical component. The last time I heard of this was about … Continue reading

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