21 things I discovered studying nutrition this year

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 (biochemistryContinue reading “21 things I discovered studying nutrition this year”

Take the challenge to eat more veggies.

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.

Is Coconut Oil Healthy?

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, manageContinue reading “Is Coconut Oil Healthy?”

What Should I Eat this Winter?

  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’Continue reading “What Should I Eat this Winter?”

Have you seen the new Healthy Eating Pyramid?

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 ofContinue reading “Have you seen the new Healthy Eating Pyramid?”