Category Archives: Fruits and Vegetables

National Diabetes Week


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. It’s National Diabetes Week  Did you know at least 2 million Australians have Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes; the condition in which the body is unable to optimally manage its blood glucose levels? The risk associated with such a common condition is that we all […]

A banana a day keeps the heart doctor away. It’s World Heart Day


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. September 29th marks a very important day around the world – it’s World Heart Day, a day dedicated to making a promise to do what we can, no matter who we are, to help reduce the risk of developing heart disease. Heart disease is the […]

Can you eat as much fruit as you like?


How much fruit is too much? Mixed messages about sugar in recent years has caused some confusion about where fruit fits as part of a healthy diet. Some diets ban it altogether, while others remind us that naturally occurring sugars such as fructose (found naturally in fruit) and lactose (found naturally in dairy foods) are […]

5 reasons I love bananas for myself and for my clients!


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. As the world’s most popular fruit, there are plenty of things to love about bananas, especially in relation to the key nutritional benefits that they offer. So if you need one more reason to love bananas, here are the five reasons I love them so much, for myself and my clients! 1. Bananas […]

The best foods to beat the bloat and those that add to it.


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Zip Water. Beat the bloat Bloating – that uncomfortable feeling that seems to worsen as the day goes on yet you cannot necessarily link it to one particular type of food or drink. Not only is it uncomfortable, but a range of abdominal symptoms ranging from gas […]

6 superfoods to embrace this Autumn


Now that temperatures have started to drop, there are plenty of people out there battling with a running nose and chesty cough – welcome to Autumn – finally! Hence the reason we have focused this months Kickstart on all things ‘superfoods’. Superfoods are simply nutrient rich foods that offer extra bang for our buck when […]