• 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

  • 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

  • Eat Food, Not Nutrients

    What did you have for dinner last night? I had protein, omega 3’s, a side of carbs, oh and there was a nice dash of B vitamins, vitamin A and zinc and a little iron a calcium to top it off… said no one ever…and no one has ever said that because we eat food… Continue Reading

  • The Forgotten Food

    Why have we forgotten about white vegetables? Maybe it is due to the misguided, nutritional advice such as ‘avoid all white foods’, ‘only eat green vegetables’ and ‘the more colourful the food the more nutritious’. But white vegetables are just as nutritious as their colourful friends. Each vegetable contains its own set of specific vitamins,… Continue Reading

  • Fad Free Zone

    Many people may find this post quite boring. Why? Because what I’m going to write about I’m sure you have all heard before. I’m not going to write about the latest ‘superfood’, nor am I going to go on about a new diet that promises amazing weight loss results. Nor will I write about the dangers/benefits… Continue Reading