Are you getting enough nutrients?

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?”

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?”

The Wonders of Water

It’s UN-World Water Day and while this may be insignificant to many of us, it reminds us how amazing water is! We have access to safe, clean drinking water straight from our taps. That’s something we simply cannot take for granted. But water can often seem boring and make us feel guilty for not drinking enoughContinue reading “The Wonders of Water”

Why we’re asking the question

After months, if not years, we have been discussing health, nutrition, fitness and life!  We (Tara and Lana) are sisters and we have decided to team up to share our thoughts and experiences with others, and document our journey being healthy students together. What are we doing? We hope to share our knowledge of health,Continue reading “Why we’re asking the question”