Healthy eating tips: How NOT to make a pig of yourself in Europe

Having just spent the last few months travelling through Europe I feel like I’m pretty well qualified by now to provide some healthy eating tips if you’re planning a holiday and worried about gaining weight. Think of Europe and what…
Why and how I went wheat free

As you would know if you’re familiar with GI Gen, I’ve been a fan of the wheat free and sugar free style of eating for some time, and Sweet Poison. Sceptics might suggest I’m too easily persuaded by these ‘fad’…
Pinch me, I must be dreaming!

Have you ever flown Business Class? Me neither…until today! That’s where I’m writing to you from now, sprawled out in the cavernous seat 5A halfway through my Malaysian Airlines (yeah, I know…) flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. Cattle class…
Self-compassion and binge eating

Hi, my name is Gen and I binge eat. Note I didn’t follow the usual AA format and say “I am a binge eater” –  not out of denial but because it’s a label that ignores that I am so…
The Fit Girl’s Guide to Vietnam

I’ve just spent a month in Vietnam and I’m ticking it off as a bit of a win in the weight loss maintenance department so wanted to share my ‘fit girl’s guide’ experiences with you. When this world trip I’m…
Getting out of your comfort zone

I’m writing this as I sit in the terminal of Melbourne airport (to be uploaded later) after what could only be described as a helluva day. Today’s the day G.I. Gen goes global – as I embark on my 12…