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Ever wonder why your partner eats too much, even when you warn him or her not to? It could be precisely because your admonitions put your partner into a state of reactance, causing them to go against your advice just to prove their independence. Reactance is...

A couple of weeks ago I made an amazing discovery. Thanks to a facebook advertisement from a local health club, I now realise that I have two bodies; a winter body and a summer body. The summer body, is apparently made in the winter, so I’m...

Many people refer to themselves as compulsive eaters and say "I eat when I'm happy, and I eat when I'm sad", so it's worth considering what we can do to help understand the dissatisfied eater. Dissatisfied eaters eat heavily, need lots of variety, have a strong...

The end of the financial year is just over a week away, but you are just in time to spend some $$ towards your 2017 professional development and make your accountant happy. We have a number of courses suitable for health professionals who encounter clients with...

Many girls agree their mother has the biggest influence on their own self-image and they have adopted their mothers’ views on food and dieting. A 2009 magazine survey of 512 teenage girls with an average age of 14 found: 38% said their mother had the biggest influence...

This is just a small selection of the men and women that have joined the ACFED family.  We use the word family, because we have a personal connection with each and every person in our ACFED Approved Practitioner network.  We have met each person, and...

For many people emotional eating has caused a lifelong union with the cycle of weight loss, then weight gain known as yo-yo dieting. Common struggles include feeling out of control when you eat, not being able to stop eating, or not caring whilst you binge, then...