Category Archives: Dietitian

Binge eating vs. emotional eating


There is a difference between binge eating and emotional eating You know the feeling. It is an hour or two after dinner. You are watching your favourite reality TV show and suddenly you get the urge for something sweet – an ice-cream perhaps. Or maybe a few rows of chocolate. The urge is strong enough to […]

Do infants need Vitamin D?


This is a sponsored post. Vitamin D for Infants When it comes to key nutrients and their importance in pregnancy, breastfeeding and for optimal growth and development in infants and toddlers we often hear about iron, calcium and omega 3 fats. Less frequently mentioned is the importance of mums and bubs getting enough Vitamin D, […]

Infants and junk food


Why are we feeding our kids so much crap? If you have spent any time in a shopping centre, or at a park that mums, nannies and prams inundate at 9 or 10am each morning, chances are you would have noticed that our small children seem to eat a lot more than they used to. […]

The best foods to eat for training


Susie is currently a brand ambassador for Australian Bananas. To learn more about the partnership, click here. This is a sponsored post. If you train regularly, at the gym, with a PT or by yourself, the last thing you want is for your nutrition post training to be undoing all of your hard work. Similarly, if […]

What type of eater are you?


While each and every one of us will have a different eating style which has developed during the course of our lives depending on what we were taught as children, who we spend our time with and our individual food preferences, there are a few common patterns of eating that can be actually preventing us […]

5 things to know about toddler milk


*This is a sponsored post* For many parents, the toddler years can prove challenging when it comes to dietary patterns and food preferences. Small children are notoriously fussy and often parents relent and feed them whatever they will eat, which is not always ideal nutritionally. Busy parents need convenient yet nutritious and child friendly options […]

Green bananas for a healthy gut?


Of all the dietary research available, one of the most interesting new areas of understanding is how powerful our gut health is in determining our overall health and immune function. It appears that modern life and the stress associated with it, along with more refined, processed food based diets have played havoc with the bacteria […]

No, I do not promote a low carb approach


After we launched our 2 week Kickstart plan a couple of weeks back there was some feedback questioning on why I was supporting a low carb diet so I thought it was important to set the record straight. When it comes to carbohydrates, things are not always so clearly explained. A low carb diet approach refers to […]