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You Are How You Eat

We have all heard the saying you are what you eat. I quite like the simplicity of this term. It is true to an extent, when a whole-food diet is favoured over one that is highly processed and devoid of plant foods. However this Christmas I urge you to think not only about what you are eating, but… Continue reading You Are How You Eat

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Top tips for feeding the family on a budget

Is it just me or do grocery prices keep going up? Then sneakily appear to come down ($2 milk anyone?). Now I'm no economist, and I can't predict the future of grocery prices; I can however offer some tips for eating healthy on a budget. Because let's face it, we can all benefit from saving… Continue reading Top tips for feeding the family on a budget

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Product Review – Green Tea in 3

I recently sampled some green tea sachets, which were unlike any green tea I had tried before. Product Details 100% organic green tea and fruit extract Produced using nano-technology to preserve beneficial tea substances such as polyphenols Made with organically grown tea leaves Flavoured with either peach, apple or blueberry extract Free from sugar or artificial… Continue reading Product Review – Green Tea in 3

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Healthy Eating Pyramid

Nutrition Australia has finally updated Australia's iconic Healthy Eating Pyramid. The refreshed images are hoped to convey a clearer message to Australian's about the five core food groups, and how to include them as part of a balanced diet. Did you know that less than 7% of Australians eat enough vegetables, and that less than… Continue reading Healthy Eating Pyramid

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Health Star Ratings – A Guide

You may have noticed a new star rating logo on some of your favourite grocery items in the supermarket? Wondering what it's all about? This is a voluntary front of pack health rating system that is funded by state and Federal Governments to highlight healthier food options to consumers, in an attempt to reduce overweight and obesity… Continue reading Health Star Ratings – A Guide

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Super-foods and shame-mongering

Is it just me or is anyone else sick and tired of all of the shame-mongering attached to recent food trends and diets? Personally I am over hearing about the next fad diet, and all of the unsubstantiated promises attached to it. I don't think it is right that the average person now feels guilty that they are not spending… Continue reading Super-foods and shame-mongering