Eating too much sugar?

Depending on your diet, reducing sugar can be a seriously hard task BUT the benefits of that decision are huge.  The impact of high added sugar in your diet links with so many medical conditions including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, & of course, dental health to name just a few. OK, so why is itContinue reading “Eating too much sugar?”

Sugar Substitutes

Refined sugar is not good for you & I don’t think that info is a big surprise to anyone.  It has no nutritional value; zip, nil, nada – no fibre, no nutrients & no healthy fats.  Evidence suggests that too much sugar & too many refined carbohydrates actually cause inflammation & curbs your immune system.Continue reading “Sugar Substitutes”

OK, nutritionist vs dietitian – what’s the diff?

This is a question I get asked A LOT & often. I don’t mind because they are pretty similar in that they both deal with diet – but the approach is where things get a little different. A nutritionist has a holistic approach to health management. The emphasis is identifying a root cause of theContinue reading “OK, nutritionist vs dietitian – what’s the diff?”

Love this idea

What a great way to start the new year! A celebration of the year to read just before 2021 starts…wow! Each January start with an empty jar.  Photo by Milan Popovic on Unsplash Each week add a note with something good which has happened during the week.  On New Year’s Eve 2021, empty the jarContinue reading “Love this idea”

Cod Liver Oil – Why?

Honesty, it is pretty darn good for you! Here are some reasons why you should be taking it every day – (apparently Nana was on the money with this home remedy – it’s gold!) 👉🏼 It has naturally occurring vitamin A & D, & LOTS of it!  Choosing a natural source means your body absorbs,Continue reading “Cod Liver Oil – Why?”

Food labels – confused?!

There is so much variety available in the supermarket aisles now.  It is because there is so much to look at that it becomes overwhelming.  Here is a breakdown of what is on the box (so to speak). Hmm, the nutrition panel… Should you look at the nutrition panel with its micro & macromineral breakups? Continue reading “Food labels – confused?!”

Meal prep like a boss!

I love it – it can be a game changer!  It makes a huge difference to the week, mealtimes run smoother, saves you time and money plus gives you heaps of healthy choices.  What is not to love? Some stuff I prep up for the week: ➡ A tray of roasted vege – add toContinue reading “Meal prep like a boss!”

Easy Nicoise Salad

A big family fav, in our house (in fact it hits a high rotation status pretty quick in the warmer months).  Light enough for summer but hearty enough to fill you up. Easy Nicoise Salad Serves 6 Categories: Gluten free Dairy free Vegetarian Keto Paleo Mediterranean focus Ingredients: 125g green beans 1 tbsp. capers, choppedContinue reading “Easy Nicoise Salad”