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Monday, 26 May 2014

10 Week Challenge

Take control of your health

10 Week Challenge
It's time to take control of your health and weight! And what better way to do it but with the support of a behavioural nutritionist, weight loss mentor and an awesome group of people who are just like you :-)

Get rid of processed & sugar laden foods from your diet! 

It doesn't matter where in the world you live! Our 10 week challenge is based online. You will receive all the information you need without having to leave your house.

"It will change and challenge all your ideas about healthy eating and weight loss in the best way possible", Anne-Marie.

Check out what others had to about the challenge!

What's it all about? 

Enjoying good food and health! 
Creating fantastic habits around eating nutritious food and daily movement. 
Improving your sleep, family life and overall wellbeing.

  • Complete a comprehensive Nutrition and Lifestyle Assessment, which is evaluated by your Nutritionist.
  • Receive 10 weeks of meal plans and recipes from Simple Tasty Nutrition to start your new lifestyle - no more thinking, 'what's for dinner!??'.
  • Get a professionally designed yoga program from Tones Yoga and Pilates, written especially for the 10 Week Challenge. The exercise component of the 10 Week Challenge is focused on body and health restoration, not 'pushing weights' or running miles. You will spend 10 Weeks being kind to your body rather than flogging it out at the gym without gains. 
  • Access an online forum with other participants, get constant support and support others doing the challenge, on a day to day basis. 
  • Receive online support from our Behavioural Nutritionist Sara Evans and Weight loss mentor Elora Harre on a daily basis and through regular webinar catch ups!
  • The person with the greatest health change, as decided by Sara and Elora, receives a consultation and follow up plan with Sara!

What kind of results will I see?

  • Develop a healthy relationship with food
  • Fat loss
  • Improved energy and ability to deal with stress
  • Improved sleep and mental functioning
  • Improved digestion and hormone regulation
  • Overall your health will improve and you will decrease or reduce your risk of developing of chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity and cancer.
Please remember, everyone is different so results will vary. Nutrition is one part of the bigger health puzzle and you may also need to address other areas of your health.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1) This there a nutrition assessment before I start?

Yes, you will be emailed an online assessment that needs to be completed before you start the challenge

2) How much weight will I lose?

Everyone is different so therefore results vary. The 10 Week Challenge looks at making life-long healthy nutrition habits, this is NOT A TEMPORARY DIET. We typically see weight loss around 500 grams a week however some can lose over a KG a week. During the 10 Week Challenge you will also need to address other lifestyle factors such as sleep and stress - these play a huge role in successful weight loss.

3) Do I need a gym membership? 

No – the exercise program can be done at home. 

4) What's type of food is in the Meal Plans? Is this the Paleo Diet?

The food is basic real food, nothing complicated or too fancy. We are also budget and family conscious. Whilst the meal plans are strongly based around the principles of the Paleo diet, they are less restrictive. We aim for a lifestyle approach to food which means, we don't believe in super strict eating behaviour or counting calories. Plus there is always room for treats!!!

If you want to know more, check out a taste of the challenge.

5) I have a physical disability, can I still do the exercise component of the challenge?

Absolutely. The exercise program of the challenge can be scaled to your current fitness abilities. Exercise is more about the positive psychological benefits of movements, rather than doing it of weight loss.

Challenge start dates 2015:

Register for the 9th March, 27th April,
27th July & 12th October intake:

Cost $149(NZ)

Take control of your health, spaces are limited so sign up now!

Pay with Paymate Express
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You will receive your challenge confirmation within 48 hours of your payment. Click here to see which countries we accept credit cards from.

If you wish to pay via PayPal:
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If you wish to pay by NZ bank transfer: 

Simple Tasty Nutrition – 06-0817-0167729-01

Please email Sara to inform her of your purchase.

* Simple Tasty Nutrition has a no refund policy, however we are happy for you to pass your challenge to a friend!

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Thursday, 25 September 2014

10 Week Follow Up Challenge

Let's Make this a Lifestyle!

The amount of times we have heard the remark "I wish it was another 10 weeks" at the end of the challenge so that you can keep getting support is phenomenal. Based upon that alone, we have decided to create "Let's Make This a Lifestyle!" our 10 week follow up challenge! Anyone who has completed the first 10 Week Challenge is eligible to participate, and it's a good chance for you to continue the journey with fellow participants or maybe mix with other contestants.

Why would I want to do another 10 Weeks?

The aim of this 10 weeks is to reinforce all the good eating behaviours and habit you have created. BUT importantly, during this 10 weeks we will work on understanding why you choose to eat not so great foods and what you gain from doing so. When you understand your behaviours, you are more likely to be able to modify them!

What do you do in this challenge?

You will complete weekly challenges and tasks to give you ongoing motivation and learn about your personal triggers.

We will address:

  • Expectations
  • Eating behaviours
  • Stress
  • Dealing with Family
  • Social Situations

Throughout the challenge, you will stick to the original meal plans but you will be asked to take turns coming up with recipes to share with each other.

Like the first 10 Week Challenge, participation is the key to success - get involved with the support group and cement those newly formed healthy habits.

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Nutrition and Health Seminar

Listen to Behavioural Nutritionist Sara Evans explain the principles of eating Paleo or Real Food. 

Learn how and why this lifestyle nutrition approach will help you achieve your goal of fantastic health! 

If you want….

  • Fat loss
  • To develop a healthy relationship with food
  • Increased energy and performance
  • Improved digestion, sleep and mental functioning
  • To prevent or reduce chronic diseases eg diabetes, heart disease and arthritis
……you must come to this seminar!

Forget about trying the next diet, work out what foods to eat that will help you maintain a healthy weight for the rest of your life. 

Remove processed foods from your diet today and see life changing results!

Morag from Christchurch:

“If you are wanting to change your way of living and to become healthier. Go to this seminar. This has changed my life and results are happening for the first time EVER”

What kind of information will I hear about at the seminar?

  • The basics about eating REAL FOODS 
  • Learn about the main food groups and why you need them
  • Discuss common myths regarding health and weight loss
  • Learn how to get started working towards a healthy and happier you
  • Listen to Elora Harre, who has lost 55kg from following these principles

Learn how to successfully integrate some or all of the Paleo principles into your daily nutrition to make you feel and look amazing!

Guest Speaker - Elora Harre

You will meet Simple Tasty Nutrition Spokeswoman Elora Harre who has lost 55kgs since January 2013. She will tell you how she incorporated these principles into her lifestyle without feeling like she was on a diet.


Elora will share with you the 3 key factors that were essential to her health and weight loss transformation!

Read more about Elora’s story here.

Purchase Tickets HERE –  Spaces limited, book your ticket now!

If you questions, please email:
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**Please note, the main focus of this seminar is the role of Paleo in general health and weight loss. If you want information on how Paleo can improve sports performance I recommend our other programs.


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