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Nutrition and Health Articles
Can drinking a glass of water, with some lemon actually detox you?
Get cracking with these ten simple tips by trainer Chriss Tinslay
Australians are being urged to be wary of foods which claim to be ‘natural’ with new research showing that almost 5 in 10 ‘natural’ products are high in saturated fat, sugar and/or salt.
Confused about when you can introduce foods such as egg, nut butter and yoghurt?
Detoxes, cleanses, skinny pills, harcore workouts – you don’t need them. Try these realistic and achievable goals for a healthier you
The supplement and ‘health food’ industry like to make you worry. Try and get in tune with your own body without having marketing tell you how you feel.
Would you trust a pilot without qualifications? Me either.
“One of my saddest memories of my whole journey included eating an apple after the program and laying on my bathroom floor crying from the guilt”. Take a glimpse into what it’s like to take healthy eating to the extreme, which is more common than you may think.
What’s the link between vegetables and sex? Click through to read a light hearted view on the issue
Confused about what to do when introducing solids to your baby? These tips will help
I’m a nutritionist, so you would think that I avoid sugar at all costs. But that is not the case
The most popular lists on the net, what NOT to eat. Take a look at the foods which I stay away from
Click to find out the clever tactic that self-proclaimed nutrition ‘experts’ use to suck you in.
When did nutrition get so confusing and competitive? Find out which popular superfoods are a load of hogwash
Ninety nine percent of the time, the guilt-free recipes are loaded with calories and aren’t healthy for you at all. Food should never make you feel GUILTY. Ever. This sets the scene for a dangerous relationship with food.
Anyone giving nutrition advice has an ethical responsibility that the information they provide is 100% accurate and will not cause any harm, but they don’t follow this ethic.”
Is coconut sugar really better for us? Find
Ever felt inadequate after flicking through Facebook or Instagram? Felt that your under eye circles were too dark whilst everyone else that you follow on Insta has a sparkling radiant complexion? Feel that your bowl of oats with milk for breakfast is not up to scratch with the 10 breakfast jars (yes always in jars)…
Our health philosophy is really quite simple. Focus on the positives rather than the negatives. How does this translate to helping you to lose weight? Well, by trying to add more healthy foods to your diet, you will find that you don’t have room for the unhealthy foods. At 3 pm when you normally have…
Pregnancy is an amazingly exciting time, but knowing what to eat, what not to eat and how do deal with the dreaded morning sickness, can also make pregnancy completely overwhelming. QUICK TIPS “Eating for two” is a common myth. We would all love to be able to eat extra slices of triple chocolate…
We both recently spoke with Mary Lou Stephens on ABC Sunshine Coast about how we met, nutrition fads, the foods we love, and who rules our kitchen. Listen by hitting play below
Avoid being mislead in the supermarket, or when looking for recipes online. Being aware of these five popular terms will make sure you make healthy choices when it comes to food. Organic A clever marketing strategy used by food manufacturers to lure buyers into believing their packaged product is healthy, organic does not automatically mean…
Last week I was interviewed on Kelli Brett’s ‘The Main Ingredient.’ This was super exciting because we have been listening to Kelli’s program for quite a while, so to be asked to speak on her program made me do a little dance in the air. What was even more exciting though, was the opportunity to…
Protein powders are everywhere, a multi billion dollar industry. The answer, it seems, to all of our weight problems and apparenly the protein shake is essential if you are striving for a lean physique. ‘Eat less carbs, more protein’ is the message in all the health magazines, Facebook health pages and healthy instagram accounts. The…
Today I was asked if I had made a mistake in one of my recipes for a smoothie containing cocoa. “Don’t you mean cacao?”The reader asked. “Surely you don’t mean cocoa as cocoa doesn’t contain any nutrition and is an inferior product” It’s a great question, as cacao has exploded onto the health food…
You must read this before trialling a gluten or dairy-free diet
Let’s do this Gurus! Let’s help our friends and families. Let’s spread the word that fruit is not the enemy when eaten in the right quantities and shouldn’t be categorised into ‘high and low fructose’. In a time where statistics show that Australian’s are not eating the recommended amount of fruit, let’s spread the word…
there is another side to raw foods. Whilst heat can damage certain vitamins and antioxidants in food, cooking can actually increase the bioavailabilty of some nutrients in food, making those nutrients more available to the body, easier to be absorbed than if you consumed them raw
Surely in today’s obesogenic environment with alarming rates of chronic disease, there would be no such phrase as ‘being too healthy’ right? Let me introduce you to a condition becoming more and more prevalent, now known as orthorexia. It is characterised by a a pre-occupation with avoiding foods perceived as being unhealthy. Sufferers only eat…