7 healthy habits anyone could do (recommended by dietitians)

We’re keeping it simple. Seven dietitians share their top tip for healthy eating – it couldn’t be easier!

Two quick tips for Christmas eating

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”

What nutrition advice should you trust?

First, fat is the enemy and low-fat is your friend, then sugar is the enemy and quinoa is your friend, then grains are the enemy and kale smoothies are your friend, then bacon becomes a superfood and then it gives you cancer… There’s the paleo diet, the 5:2 diet, calorie counting, clean eating, raw, vegan…Continue reading “What nutrition advice should you trust?”

The link between nutrition and depression

350 million people. Let me say that again. 350 million people. The number of people thought to be suffering from depression worldwide. I asked a group of people at uni to raise their hand if they knew someone with depression. Everyone raised their hands.

Surviving Exams

Exam week is almost here or already here for some of us. “But I’ll get healthy when uni is over”, “I just have no time to make good food” or “I can’t wait for holidays so I can finally get into shape.” If you wait until you’re not busy to be healthy, you’ll be waitingContinue reading “Surviving Exams”

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?”

Easter, Eggs and Expanding Waistlines

It’s already April and Easter long weekend is tomorrow! There are so many things I love about Easter – the 4 day long weekend, celebrating Jesus’ death and resurrection, the hot cross buns, feasts and the family get together  – it’s fantastic! With long weekends and holidays, there is an abundance of all sorts ofContinue reading “Easter, Eggs and Expanding Waistlines”