Irritable Bowel Syndrome – What’s new in IBS

July 10, 2018

You may have noticed an increase in marketing of products related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS.  There is now a bread from Baker’s Delight called Low-FOD, for sensitive tummies; a fibre supplement called Pronourish; a range of products available at Coles called FODMAPPED; not to mention many a probiotic claiming to aid digestive comfort.  [...]

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5 Ingredient Winter Warmers

July 2, 2018

It’s cold, it’s dark, you have limited time and limited ingredients? These 5 ingredient winter warmers can be whipped up quickly, with no fuss and you will be feeling toasty warm in no time!    Vegetarian Thai Green Tofu Curry Serves – 4 Ingredients 350g hard tofu 2 bunches bok choy 1 head broccoli (about [...]

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The Latest About Bowel Health!

June 13, 2018

Bowels have never been so ‘sexy’! Ok maybe not sexy but there is certainly a buzz around bowel health with more and more research attention given to the gut microbiome and it’s far reaching impact on health. But what is really important when it comes to nutrition and good bowel health? Let’s get the basics [...]

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Walnut Recipes

June 7, 2018

With all the new research around now about walnuts being beneficial for our gut health – we thought it was appropriate to put together some recipes to help increase our walnut intake!   Pear, Cinnamon & Walnut Porridge                                                     Makes 2 serves 1 ripe pear (sliced) 2/3 C Oats 1 C Milk (of your choice) 2 [...]

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Want a better nights sleep?

June 6, 2018

Want a better nights sleep?   Did you know that Roger Federer sleeps for 11-12 hours per night?  May be that’s the secret to his long career!  And Usain Bolt reports that 8-10 hours sleep per night was critical for his optimal performance? Some of the world’s best athletes ensure they receive optimal sleep for [...]

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How much do our little ones really need to eat?!

May 31, 2018

It is in our nature to want to feed our children, as their carers, we want to make sure they are healthy and happy and have full little tummies! But…. How much is too much? Unfortunately, we tend to lean towards too many serves of things like fruits and convenience/treat foods and not enough vegetables [...]

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How to maintain healthy blood glucose levels – diabetic or not!

May 21, 2018

You may be aware of the increasing amount of people being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. This differs from type 1 diabetes (which is an autoimmune disease) – type 2 diabetes is generally life-style related, with other factors like genetics, age and gender, increasing or decreasing your chance of becoming diabetic. Unfortunately, once diagnosed with [...]

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Heart Healthy Recipes

April 30, 2018

This week we are celebrating “Heart Week” with The Heart Foundation. The Heart Foundation is a charity dedicated to fighting the single biggest killer of Australians – heart disease. So how can we keep our heart healthy with nutrition? Here is our top tips: 1. Choose reduced fat diary, such as low fat milk, cheese [...]

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Mix and roll energy balls – cherry, almond and coconut

April 17, 2018

These little bliss balls are delicious!! A perfect option for a snack if your goal is weight loss. Or alternatively if you are just after some general healthy snacks, 2 balls makes the perfect portion size! INGREDIENTS – makes 14 balls ½ cup quick oats ½ cup desiccated coconut ¼ cup dried cherries or cranberries [...]

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Fireside Fajitas – Campfire cooking!

March 5, 2018

With Easter just around the corner, and many of us shooting off for a family escape, now is the best time to get thinking about what you are going to cook on the Easter long weekend. You will only need some foil and a cast iron skillet to make this Tex Mex favourite on the [...]

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