Author Archives: Karen Thomson



Karen Thomson

in Exercise

Exercise with the best in Cape Town

The Harmony Eating & Lifestyle Program addresses carbohydrate and sugar addiction by treating body, mind and spirit. Exercise which forms a cornerstone of our program enables all three of these very important areas to be  nurtured and accessed in a fun and supportive environment.  As part of our Inpatient program clients will train with Biokineticist Janelle van Onselen, from Velocity Sports Lab three times a...

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20 Nov 2012
in LCHF-Low Carb High Fat lifestyle

Low Carb, High Fat for Beginners by Dr Andreas Eenfeldt – www.dietdoctor.com/lchf

Hi Everyone, I really have been bombarded with questions on how to follow the Low Carb, High Fat (LCHF) lifestyle so I have copied this information from the amazing Dr Andreas Eenfeldt’s website www.dietdoctor.com/lchf. Have a read but for the original info please consult his blog. LCHF for Beginners Updated 11/1/2012 Do you want to eat real food (as much as you like) and improve...

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19 Nov 2012
in Food

Frankie Fenner’s Meat Merchants = LOVE

I have been receiving so many e-mails and calls from people asking the same question: “Where can we buy good, quality food in Cape Town?” so I have decided to compile a list of all the best, ethical and authentic suppliers of  meat, eggs,  fats, oils, dairy and organic veg. First stop today was Frankie Fenner’s Meat Merchants, Metal Lane, 8 Kloof Street (as had...

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19 Nov 2012
in Prof Tim Noakes

Prof Tim Noakes commenting on our Diet Doctors event on Friday

  I just love this tweet that Prof Tim Noakes sent me: “@HELPdietSA thanks for the wonderful evening with @DietDoctor1 @Moniquelifezone. Tsunami of energy released. Diet tipping point in CT? Fat power.” Yes, it truly was a wonderful evening. Our very special Diet Doctors event in conjunction with The HELP Outpatient Program launch at UCT Medical School in Cape Town was a great success but...

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18 Nov 2012
in Events

Diet Doctors Invitation

You are cordially invited to a talk by Prof Tim Noakes Dr Andreas Eenfeldt www.dietdoctor.com and Monique Forslund www.LifeZone.se When: 16 November 2012 Time: 19:00 – 21:00 Where: UCT Medical School, Anzio Rd, Observatory. (next to Groote Schuur Hospital) Dress: Smart casual Cost: By donation Seats are limited so kindly RSVP to Karen Thomson on 082 736 6702 or e-mail Karen@harmonyclinic.co.za by 14 November 2012....

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11 Nov 2012
in Events, Weightloss

HELP Outpatient Program Cape Town

  Subject: HELP outpatient program: SPECIAL OFFER Harmony Eating & Lifestyle Outpatient Program in association with Prof Tim Noakes and Harmony Addictions Clinic We are so excited to announce that our very first Outpatient program will run from the 15th of November 2012 – 20th of December 2012. Do you want to lose weight? Do carbohydrates and sugar serve as a “comfort” food for you?...

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10 Nov 2012
in Prof Tim Noakes

Beat Sugar Addiction this World Diabetes Month with the Diet Doctors

  The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions in South Africa yet most cases are preventable with healthy lifestyle changes while some can even be reversed.   To shine the spotlight on the role that diet plays in diabetes prevention this World Diabetes Month, the Harmony Addictions Group (www.harmonygroup.co.za) is hosting a ground-breaking event from 19:00 to 21:00 on 16th November 2012 at the University of Cape Town.  ...

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10 Nov 2012
in Prof Tim Noakes

Prof Noakes on Carte Blanche addressing the Carbohydrate Controversy

Watch this video where Prof Noakes addresses the Carbohydrate Controversy on Carte Blanche. This is what got me started on on my own journey in recovery from carbohydrate and sugar addiction. I will be eternally grateful to Prof Noakes as well as Carte Blanche for bringing my awareness to the issue of carbohydrate and sugar addiction. Hope you enjoy! Karen    

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24 Oct 2012
in Obesity

Obesity HELP

Obesity is one of the greatest global health concerns with millions of people world-wide suffering from this epidemic. According to a recent South African study done by pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK): “The rainbow nation is eating itself slowly to death”, they go on to state that “61% of South Africans are overweight, obese or morbidly obese”. So why if we are living in a culture...

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06 Oct 2012
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