• 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

  • The Ins & Outs of Gut Health

    Gut health. It’s the latest buzz word when it comes to health and nutrition. Not only are new ‘gut friendly’ foods popping up on supermarket shelves and in the trendy cafes but research on the links between the gut and health is constantly evolving making the gut more fascinating than ever before. Gut 101 The gut –… Continue Reading

  • Going Vegetarian: What you need to know

    Vegetarian and vegan diets are becoming more mainstream as people are giving up meat and animal products and turning to a plant based diet. While dedicated vegetarians and vegans don’t like it to be referred to as a ‘trend’ it certainly seems that ditching the meat is the food ‘movement’ of 2016. And I’m all… 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