Eat and Enjoy this Christmas

Eat what you want this Christmas. Eat without feeling guilty. Enjoy what you eat. The traditional message from health professionals are to use portion control and everyone is shocked when a nutrition student would go for extra helpings of cake or ice-cream. And if you’re already trying to lose weight, the Christmas feast can beContinue reading “Eat and Enjoy this Christmas”

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?”

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”