I thought I knew all about food. That was before my degree.
If your Christmas is anything like mine, it starts with many hugs and kisses as you greet loved ones. The table quickly fills with food and before you know it, your plastic plate has a bit of everything on it. This will most likely end with pants unbuttoned and the sloth-like state that accompanies a finished Christmas meal.Continue reading “Two quick tips for Christmas eating”
It’s hard to eat five serves of vegetables every day. While I enjoy vegetables (not necessarily salad), life is busy and some days I couldn’t care less about how many vegetables I’ve eaten.
Have you ever done these things? Dreaded the bitter, floppy lettuce leaf mix they call a side salad Put off a health kick because you can’t stand “rabbit food” Eaten a container of salad and felt hungry and dissatisfied afterwards If you have, you’re not alone.
You have a lot of influence, and your website is beautiful. That’s why I urge you, please be very careful what you are doing.
This year I started dietetics. But, what even is ‘dietetics’ anyways? What do dietitians do? Do we simply look good in lab coats with fruit on our desks?
When you remove any food from your diet, you’re at risk of nutrient deficiency. When you remove meat from your diet, you may not only be low in protein, but many other nutrients too. Ethical reasons aside, there are many health benefits to the vegetarian diet – but I’ve always wondered what exactly makes a vegetarian dietContinue reading “Vegetarians: what nutrients could you be missing out on?”
You’ve decided you want to eat healthy and go back to basics. Ultimately, nutrients are all you need. But what are nutrients, what are RDIs and how do they all relate to my health? There’s protein, carbohydrates, fats and fibre. Then all the vitamins – vitamin A, B group vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin D and a fewContinue reading “Are you getting enough nutrients?”
You want to shed a few kilos. You want to run for the bus without a bright red face. You may feel guilty after the greasy feeling of finishing a bucket of fried chicken. You may want to eat healthy, perhaps trying to eat from the different food groups. Whatever your reason, deciding to be healthyContinue reading “Make healthy simple – get back to basics”
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?