Is chocolate good for your health, specifically your heart health.
A recent study published in BMJ (British Medical Journal) appears to suggest eating a small amount of chocolate each day may not increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.
What the? Can this really be true? Or is there more to this than first appears?
Read on for the low down.
Great food swaps.
We are so often told not to eat a food, however we are not often told what to replace it with.
Here is some practical based guidance on 3 categories of food swaps you can try.
Super foods, some newcomers to the scene.
Yes, you know I have some reservations about using the term superfood. However if I can use the term to catch your interest to talk to you about some new great tasting and nutrient packed foods, you will see me use the term superfood. :-))
So, here for your enjoyment are some new superfood kids on the bloack.
Mindful eating …
What is mindful eating?
The word mindful eating has become commonplace. But what does it actually mean?
Here is my definition.
Veggie meal ideas. Want to increase your veggie intake. Great.
Here are some ideas to get you started.
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?
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?