What breakfast cereal should I be eating?

Do you feel bamboozled by the ever expanding cereal aisle? Not sure what you should be looking for in a cereal? You’re not alone. Supermarkets and food companies hope that you are confused so that you will succumb to strategic product placement, weekly specials, and clever marketing claims on front of packet. I am going…

If you keep doing the same things, you will get the same results

As 2016 draws to an end, we are bombarded with messages to eat clean, strip the fat, sign up to 28 day or 12 week challenges. Weight loss companies know that we have probably eaten more than we needed over the festive/holiday season and are looking for a quick fix to a slimmer, healthier you…

How to enjoy a Low FODMAP Christmas

Following a low FODMAP eating plan can often limit food options. This should not impact yourΒ enjoyment over the festive period. With endless parties, gatherings and ultimately Christmas day, it would be nice to have a list of “safe” foods that you know are not going to send you to the bathroom or leave you doubled…

Meatless Monday -Pesto ‘Zucchetti’

If you are yet to get on the meat free Monday train, today you can try it out. Now don’t get me wrong, I love a succulent piece of lamb at the best of times, however here in Australia we are one of the biggest consumers of red meat in the world. We eat too…

If vegetables had labels would we eat more?

I often wonder if vegetables had labels with health claims, would we be inclined to eat more of them?Β It is a common belief that to eat healthy is expensive. If we ate according to the Australian Guide To Healthy Eating, and achieved the required serves of fruit (2) and vegetables (5) each day, fruit and…

Nutritional considerations during pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of exceptional growth, change, development and sacrifice. The female body undergoes an enormous transformation while itΒ focuses solely on, and prioritises the nourishment of the foetus over itself. Ultimately, the babyΒ is first in line for any nutrients required, often leaving the Mother lacking in critical vitamins and minerals. Ensuring optimal nutrition is…