Should you be eating organic fruit and veg?
We know Aussies are not eating enough fruit and veg. I am therefore often beating the drum to encourage all I can reach to eat more fresh fruit & veg.
A question I often get which follows my recommendation, is does my fruit and veg need to be organic?
Here is my current thoughts on this question.
10 Reasons to moderate meat intake and eat more veggies.
10 reasons to support Meat Free Week.
I am a nutritionist and a health and I am a meat eater. So why do I support Meat Free Week?
Health benefits of tea. A growing body of research supports the health benefits of tea.
It may be easy for some to assume coffee is the world’s favourite non-alcoholic drink, however it is fact tea.
So the all important question, which teas offer health benefits?
This girl can.
Have you seen the campaign recently launched in the UK.
It’s aim is to encourage girls and women to get active.
In their words “This Girl Can is here to inspire women to wiggle, jiggle, move and prove that judgement is a barrier that can be overcome.”
In reading and watching the campaign I took our 10 key messages.
Combat poor food choices or overeating when stressed or busy.
Ever had a super busy or stressful day, week, month or months? Yes, my hand is also in the air.
I have 4 questions for you:
- Did it undermine your good intentions to make healthy food choices?
- Did you instead find yourself craving or seeking out comfort (aka energy dense unhealthy) food?
- Did you find yourself inhaling your food at a rapid rate?
- Did you eat something before you were aware you had it in your hand?
What is nutritional medicine?
I cannot emphasise enough the importance of healthy eating and living.
Your body runs 24hrs a day, 365 days a year.
Even when you are asleep, your body is hard at work repairing, maintaining and growing.
Its objective is to achieve, maintain or re-establish balance, what the science of nutrition refers to as homeostasis.
Should you take a daily probiotic?
A good question. And a commonly asked question.
From what you read and hear you could assume that probiotics are the answer to all your health ills?
Just pop a pill and all will be right with your health? Is the path to good health that easy?
Read on to find out the answer.
Simple exercise tips.
Some of us invest a significant amount of time and money to exericse. And some of us lack the confidence to know where to start being active.
There has been a significant amount of research conducted on exercise. The concluding principles of this research are consistent and surprisingly common-sense.
Read on for simple exercise tips that I believe will help you reap reward and enjoyment for your efforts.
Simple diet / eating plan tips.
Eat this, no eat that, drink this, no drink that, do this, no do that. The information keeps coming.
Feeling confused? There is a lot of advice out there. I encourage you to keep it simple.
Read on for a list of 20 simple diet / eating plan tips.