• Let’s End the Diet Wars

    Let’s end the diet wars. Everyone is on the quest for the best diet ever. The ultimate fail proof diet . Well I can tell you that there is and isn’t an ultimate best ever diet. Confused? Keep reading…

  • A Guide to Processed & Packaged Foods

    Nearly all foods have gone through some form of processing before being eaten. Processing can involve harvesting, butchering, fermenting, canning, preserving as well as simply cooking and preparing foods.  The processing of foods has many benefits which include improving the safety of food by removing micro-organisms and pathogens, preservation, easier distribution, longer shelf life and… Continue Reading

  • What if…?

    image credit What if everyone stopped dieting?  What if everyone stopped counting calories, worrying about gluten, fructose, fat, protein, carbs and just ate healthy, wholesome foods? What if everyone stopped being so focused on what the number on the scale said and they focused on being as healthy as they can be?

  • Written In the Stars

    Image Sally and Jane both went to the supermarket to stock up on a few items that they usually purchase. They are both very busy women and like to get in and out of the supermarket as quick as they can. They grab products and brands they know and that they have used in the past.… Continue Reading

  • One Size Fits All?

    There is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to diets or one single eating pattern that is best for everyone. They key to achieving a healthy diet is getting the basics right and then individualizing it to suit your own needs and lifestyle. If you have the basics of healthy eating right by… Continue Reading

  • Why are we chasing our tails?

    A new week, a new fad diet. Most of them have been recycled; a diet that’s been reinvented or tweaked to look brand new and a whole lot better than it used to be. Occasionally a new one will appear and will join the ‘fad diet cycle’.  It will be the ‘it diet’ for a… Continue Reading

  • Misleading Messages

    New dietary advice comes out weekly. One study reports this, one celebrity promotes that and another current affairs program is reporting something else. It all gets quite confusing. And unfortunately in the middle of all this chaos, disorder and trying to keep up with the latest dietary ‘advice’ the healthy eating message gets thrown out… Continue Reading