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Grilled Nectarines with Ricotta Whip

Grilled Nectarines with Ricotta Whip

Take advantage of this delicious seasonal fruit with a dessert recipe that doesn’t get easier than this. The combination of sweet nectarines, crunchy almond slivers and creamy ricotta will have everyone in the family going back for more. Ingredients (serves 2) 2 nectarines 100g low fat ricotta cheese 1 tbsp Philadelphia light cream cheese 2 […]

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Whole Foods

Why Wholefoods are Your Best Friend When It Comes to Fat Loss 

We’ve all heard the mantra “eat whole foods”. You are also probably aware that 95% of health care practitioners recommend you get most of your calories from whole foods.  The simple reason. They’re nutrient dense. Meaning we get more vitamins, minerals, fibre and phyto-nutrients per calorie. Which is good from a health perspective, as it means that we’re avoiding deficiencies and giving our […]

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Kids and Sugar

Kids and Sugar

Even before the more recent anti-sugar movement, sugar has been blamed for many things in children. I can remember from my own childhood sugar being blamed for hyperactivity, and being told that it would rot my teeth. In our current society where childhood obesity is on the rise the finger is often pointed at sugar. Recently there have been articles in […]

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Out of Control with Food

I’m out of control with food… what do I do?  

Ever get that feeling that life and food is happening TO you. That you’re spinning around-and-around between work and home and social commitments. That you’re just managing to get to each event with your head still attached let alone thinking about packing food and being prepared. You’re not alone.   For most people, the pace of life and the stressors we face […]

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To Supplement Or Not To Supplement

Fibre: To Supplement Or Not To Supplement? 

“Are fibre supplements necessary for good gut health?”  With the recent surge in research confirming the importance of overall good gut health, I commonly get asked whether a fibre supplement is needed. The benefits of fibre or dietary fibre (interchangeable terms) seem endless. Fibre is more than just a preventative measure for constipation, it has been shown to lower cholesterol, stabilise blood glucose levels and even support long term weight […]

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High Protein Berry Smoothie Bowl

This is a delicious breakfast option for those wanting maximum taste and nutrition. Smoothie bowls are super quick and easy to make. This recipe is rich in fibre (50% of your daily needs), vitamin C and a great source of calcium and protein. Don’t be alarmed at the sugars, these come from all natural sources meaning the whole bowl […]

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wine case filled with variety of vegetables

10 Ways to Eat Autumn Fruit and Vegetables

The wonderful thing about the changing seasons is the different array of fruits and vegetables that become available. Eating seasonally is a healthy, economical way to feed yourself and your family. Don’t get bored of your fresh produce, get creative instead! For a great list of what’s in season head to the Seasonal Guide at Sydney […]

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Mango & chicken pasta salad

Mango & Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

Mango & Chicken Grilled Pasta Salad It’s mango season! If you’re like us then you’ll want to make the most of this wonderful time of year by including as much mango in your diet as possible (within reason). Not only is mango delicious, it’s rich in vitamin C, which is vital for growth and repair […]

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