Category Archives: Drinks

How do I know if I am dehydrated?


This is a sponsored post. 5 signs you are still not drinking enough Chances are at this time of year you are more likely to reach for a hot Latte than you are your water bottle but regardless of the lower temperatures the human body still needs plenty of fluid to keep hydrated and the […]

5 ways to avoid Winter weight gain


How not to gain weight this Winter If you have indulged over the Easter break, chances are the scales are showing an extra kilo or two and if we are not careful this gradual weight creep that begins at Easter could be as much as 5-7kg come Spring if we are not careful. So if […]

Heart health. Keeping your heart healthy.


*This is a sponsored post* Keep your heart healthy this February With February being the month for all things love, romance and big red hearts, it is also an opportune time to talk about heart health, or more specifically the foods known to keep our hearts healthy. When it comes to heart health, Australians are […]

Help! My child won’t eat breakfast


The best breakfasts for kids who won’t eat breakfast. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – chances are you have heard this before. Specifically when it comes to weight control, hunger management and helping with attention and concentration, breaking the overnight fast is a key dietary habit to establish, particularly for our kids. […]

Sparkling water


*This is a sponsored post* When it comes to water, one of the most common questions asked is, ‘Still or sparkling?’ and following that, ‘Is sparkling water a healthy choice?’ With the warmer weather upon us, along with the need to drink more water to keep well hydrated when the temperature is soaring, knowing which […]

Best and worst Christmas food and drinks


Party season naturally means party food but unfortunately a number of our favourite party foods are exceptionally high in both fat and energy. As a general rule of thumb, try and avoid anything fried and crunchy instead looking for fresh ingredients including vegetables, salad and fruit. And, if you must indulge look for small, portioned […]

Christmas party hacks


Chances are you have already overdone things a little this party season so in an attempt to prevent a full pre-Christmas blow out, here are the best Christmas party hacks to avoid a complete calorie overload. 1. Never arrive hungry If you arrive at an event ravenous you will demolish everything and anything that is […]

5 ways to stay hydrated through the party season


*This is a sponsored post* For many of us the party season starts around Melbourne Cup, quickly followed by the early end of year get-togethers then Christmas parties and of course Summer holidays. Generally speaking these social events also mean plenty of eating and drinking and unfortunately dehydration especially if your drinking tends to mean […]

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 […]

10 ways to slash 500 calories from your daily intake without noticing


The pace of modern life means that we want things instantly including weight loss. Any diet that screams instant results is always the most popular, even if it means sacrificing your metabolism and mental health as a result. And while some extreme regimes will give you relatively quick results, few are sustainable. When it comes […]

How hydration affects performance….at home, at work and at play.


When we hear the words ‘nutrition’ and ‘performance’ our thoughts generally skew to visions of elite athletes and competition. While sports nutrition is a crucial aspect of elite performance, if we consider that each and every day, every single one of us is performing at something, considering our nutrition practices and specifically our hydration habits […]

The easiest way to lose weight


Forget juice fasts, low carb diets and intermittent fasting, the easiest way to lose weight is free, readily available and an easy daily habit – just drink more water. New research published in the scientific journal Obesity (Read it here) has reported that overweight or obese men and women who were instructed to simply drink […]