• Diet & Depression: Is there a link?

    By now most of us are aware that what we eat has a big impact on our physical health, but can the food we eat also influence our mood and mental health too? Research suggests that yes it can! Mental health conditions are on the rise with an estimated 1 in 2 Australians experiencing a… Continue Reading

  • Eat to Beat Cholesterol

    It is estimated that 1 in 3 Australians have high cholesterol, putting those people at a greater risk of coronary artery disease which can cause heart attacks and stroke. So it’s not surprising that coronary artery disease was the leading underlying cause of death in Australia in 2016 contributing to 12% of all deaths. While… Continue Reading

  • My Unapologetically Boring Day on a Plate

    A few ‘health gurus’ have come out lately telling the world what they eat on a daily basis to keep themselves healthy and there is no shortage of weird and obnoxious, bizarre, ridiculous wonderful ingredients. Their diet is full of superfood goodness, pixie dust and magical beans that no doubt will allow them to live… Continue Reading

  • Healthy eating, why are we so confused?

    If you asked a random sample of people what healthy eating was I’m sure you would get varying and often contradicting answers: ‘It means eating a gluten free diet’ ‘Eating high fat and low carb foods’ ‘Consuming plenty of plant based foods such as wholegrains, beans, lentils as well as fruits and vegetables’. ‘Eating paleo… Continue Reading

  • Centenarian Food Secrets

    Centenarians, what a fascinating bunch of people!  Imagine living for over a century, imagine all of the experiences, knowledge and wisdom that you would have. There is a lot to learn from this unique group of people. With the average life expectancy in most developed countries around 80 years how do they manage to live… Continue Reading