“Change Your Oil!”

Vehetable Oils

No, I don’t mean the car….. Ha! Ha! Certain oils are very inflammatory!  Our bodies do much better by consuming oils that have a balanced ratio of omega 6 to omega 3. Unfortunately, many oils sold in our supermarkets cause inflammation and weight gain.  These have a higher ratio of omega 6 than omega 3. […]

Veggie Focus on the humble CABBAGE

Red and Green cabbage

Choose Cabbage if you are on a budget! Cabbage has surprisingly high nutritional value!  It is high in Potassium (can help lower high blood pressure).  It is low in kilojoules so is great for those watching their weight. It is highly versatile in cooking, salads and for fermenting. Very common (easy to find) and easy […]

EAT enough good quality SALT

Types of Salt in your Diet

This recently released study (August 2022 – see link below for abstract) found that those who had sufficient added SALT in their Diets were at a significantly reduced risk of being diagnosed with Osteoporosis during later stages of Life. This well and truly debunks the myth that Salt is bad for you. I say ‘good […]



Sugar is NOT your friend, no matter who you are. Have you been told you have Pre-diabetes, Diabetes Type One or Type Two, Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Resistance, Insulinoma (body produces too much Insulin), Obesity, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Acanthosis Nigerians or Blood Cholesterol that is not normal ? Read on! Or are you simply wanting to […]

Health Benefits of Antioxidants

Health Benefits of Antioxidants

Antioxidants are obtained from Food. Free Radicals are an important part of your bodi’s natural biological processes. They serve to help your body cells talk to each other and play a part in cell division and are part of your body’s defensive mechanisms from infections. However, Free Radicals can become a problem if your detoxification […]

The Health Benefits of Ginger Root

The Health Benefits of Ginger Root

In the world of health and nutrition, Ginger is one of the absolute superstars! As an aromatic spice, it goes well with poultry, lamb, fish and seafood, adding a unique warm and spicy flavour.  The root isn’t only a culinary star, it also has so much to offer from a medical point of view.   […]

Talking about Oils for cooking, Weight Gain and Alzheimer’s.

Talking about Oils for cooking, Weight Gain and Alzheimer's.

Processed Food and Takeaway Food (fast food) has a devastating effect on our Brain (as well as other parts of our Bodies). Avoid Alzheimer’s Disease !  The Hippocampus regulates motivation, emotion, learning, and memory. Damage to our brain, specifically the Hippocampus, occurs over many years.  One of the contributors to this damage is inflammatory oils […]

What does Nutrigenomics have to do with the Metabolic Balance program?

What does Nutrigenomics have to do with the Metabolic Balance program?

Hi there, I’m Susan. Nutritionist at The Way To Health. Nutrigenomics is the study of how the chemicals in different foods affect human health, by changing the expression of our genes, but our health is also affected by each individual’s unique genome (the structure of our complete set of DNA). Your human genome is your […]

Use Real Food (our bodies love it).

Use Real Food (our bodies love it).

I love the Metabolic Balance® Weight Loss Program so much because it is all about using food to manipulate your hormones to achieve better health. I am not one to prescribe supplements unless it is absolutely necessary. I would much rather prescribe food that can actually have an effect on your body. The body recognises […]