Category Archives: Fruits and Vegetables

Which fruit is the healthiest?


One of the most common misconceptions when it comes to healthy eating is that you can eat as much fruit as you like. I am sorry to be the bearer of bad news but while fruit is exceptionally healthy, it does contain kilojoules, which means that it is possible to eat too much fruit. So […]

Before you buy your next juice…


Our obsession with juices continues to grow with a juice part of the daily routine for many a health conscious peep whether it is prepared at home or purchased at a speciality juice bar. Whilst fruit and vegetable based juices can be exceptionally healthy, they can also be packed with sugar and become a high […]

Negative calories


Who does not love to eat? Sure there may be the few of us who find eating regular meals and cooking a chore but nine times out of ten, individuals will describe food and eating as their greatest sources of pleasure and enjoyment. Unfortunately, food, particularly foods that we love to eat contain calories, often […]

Yet another barrier to healthy eating: removing the GST exemption from fresh food


As if it is not hard enough for Australian families to eat well – long working hours, high living costs and the well-known monopoly our 2 major supermarkets operate in mean that eating well in Australia is already challenging. While per kg prices of fresh produce may appear inexpensive, compared to meal deals at major […]

Weight loss superfoods


With plenty of big nights and skipped training sessions to make up over the next few weeks, you may be tempted to seek out an expensive ‘detox’ program that promises the world when it comes to weight loss, and leaves you eating very little. Before you go and waste your hard earned dollars on an […]

The rise of the juice bar


Following on from last weeks piece on smoothies, it felt that juicing should naturally follow, with juice bars popping up all over the city and let’s be honest, we all feel a little more holy after we order a very healthy looking green juice when out and about don’t we? For some people juicing can […]