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?”

What should I eat?

There is so much information out there about diet & let’s face it there are a lot of people who fancy themselves as experts.  Seriously, it gets confusing & honestly more than a bit overwhelming – I mean keto, paleo, grain free, intermittent fasting, FODMAPS, AIP – the list goes on (& on & on).Continue reading “What should I eat?”

Reducing Your Sugar Intake.

Depending on your diet this 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 various medical conditions including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, & of course, dental health to name just a few. Why is it hard to give up? Continue reading “Reducing Your Sugar Intake.”

School Hols Again?

Teaching kids’ stuff in the kitchen is a great activity.  Realistically it is a necessary life skill, so getting them comfortable with smaller jobs in the kitchen is a great start.  Obviously, jobs need to be age appropriate & we aren’t talking gourmet chef kinda stuff. Help out regularly with: 💡 Washing fruit and vegeContinue reading “School Hols Again?”

Let’s Talk Probiotics vs Prebiotics

First up – probiotics what are they?  These are the live bacteria in your gut, which give health benefits & add to the good bacteria living in your gut microbiome.  How does that work?  The population of good bacteria thrives, which means the opportunistic bad bacteria struggle to survive & thrive.  Additionally, probiotics can haveContinue reading “Let’s Talk Probiotics vs Prebiotics”

Spring is Sprung

Spring & Summer in our house means pineapples….yummo!  I have fond memories of road trips to the beach which always included a stop at a roadside stall to pick up fresh pineapples.  These sweet treats originated in South America & were named by early European explorers who thought it kinda looked like a pinecone.  Hmm,Continue reading “Spring is Sprung”

Silver Beet

First blog of the month, so of course, a new recipe to share.  Silver beet (AKA chard) is often found in home vegie patches. Why? Because it is super easy to grow.  It is rich in vitamins A, B6, C & K, as well as folate.  It is towards the end of its Australian growingContinue reading “Silver Beet”

Night Shift

Night shift.  Call it what you like – moonies, graveyards, or dogwatch; the bottom line is that often shift workers have similar complaints including lack of sleep; increased risk of mental health & cardiovascular issues; as well as digestive complaints.  It is the disruption of your metabolism & circadian rhythms causing your body grief. IContinue reading “Night Shift”

Gut Bugs

These little fellas play a BIG role in your gut health, which in turn influences how you’re feeling.  Yeah, I’m looking at you, anxiety & low mood.  Good gut bugs will assist your body with digestion & absorption of nutrients, as well rally your immune system.  Honestly, what you choose to eat impacts on yourContinue reading “Gut Bugs”