Celebrations are wonderful! There are gifts, speeches about the past year, and there’s always cake. So here we are at the first birthday party of “What About Health?”. I can’t believe it’s been a whole year already since I started this crazy journey. The WAH? Community has grown, there have been many questions asked, nutrition conversations, and a lot of food for thought. Just like any good party, this birthday celebration wouldn’t be complete without reflection speeches, thank you’s and of course, gifts and cake.
The health food aisle in the supermarket can be overwhelming. Do you really need all those organic products, powders and syrups? Do I need to make raw cacao bites with these products to be healthy?
Another year done and dusted. This is what I took away from my second year of studying nutrition.
- Nutrition is definitely a science. I had to learn some of this – every dot is a chemical name and every line in the name of an enzyme.
- Most nutrition students prefer the straight science subjects (biochemistry or physiology) as opposed to the nutrition subjects .
Of all nutrition advice out there, what’s the best?
Any dietitian or nutritionist will tell you to eat more veggies or something along those lines.
I’m not advocating
kale a single vegetable or that you must eat salads all day long. Continue reading…
Coconut oil – the classic super food, miracle food and health food. Coconut oil claims to be responsible for many health benefits, but is it worth all the hype and attention?
The Health Claims
Coconut oil is promoted as a source of healthy saturated fat. It’s said to control weight gain, curb sugar cravings, manage type 2 diabetes and is a better cooking oil. That’s a lot of responsibility for coconut oil! Continue reading…
How is it winter already? How did it get cold so quickly?!
To be honest, I am not the biggest fan of winter. But winter brings along new foods to eat! Eating seasonally is the way to go (which I’ve already discussed in previous blog post). So if you’re not sure what ‘eating seasonally’ in winter looks like, this is your go-to list Continue reading…
Earlier this week, Nutrition Australia released their new Healthy Eating Pyramid! The older healthy pyramid was reaching almost 15 years old. It was time for an update.
What is the Healthy Eating Pyramid?
The pyramid shows you how to eat healthily. With all the fad diets around, its exciting to have a clear picture of what a healthy eating is. Continue reading…
Have you heard about Food Revolution Day? If you follow Jamie Oliver on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram then you’ll know what I’m taking about. But even if you’re not in love with Jamie Oliver (is that possible?), this day is for you too! Continue reading…