Category Archives: Product review of the week

Product review of the week: Jalna Pure Yoghurt And Fruit


Product Name: Jalna Pure Yoghurt And Fruit Nutritionals per 100g (1/2 cup) serve: 490kJ (117cal), 2.0g protein, 13.2g total carbs, 11.3g sugars, 73mg calcium. Pros: Contains only dairy, fruit and probiotics without any sweeteners, colours or preservatives. Good product for fruit yoghurt lovers and active people. Cons: Not as high in protein as Greek yoghurt […]

Product review of the week: Rude Health Almond Drink


Product Name: Rude Health Almond Drink Nutritionals (Per 100ml): 237kJ / 56cal, 0.2g protein, 10.5g total carbs, 4.7g sugars, 1.5g fat, 0.2g fibre Pros: Organic, non dairy milk alternative Cons: With no added calcium, there are better unsweetened almond milks out there Rating: 1 star. Of all the non dairy milks, almond milk offers little […]

Product review of the week: Kez’s Free Cereal Bites


Product Name: Kez’s Free Cereal Bites Low in Fructose Nutritionals (Per serve): 234kJ (56cal), 1.3g protein, 8.4g carbs, 2.2g sugars, 1.5g fibre Pros: One of the few low fructose snacks on the market. Low in total calories. A great snack for anyone with FODMAP issues. Cons: The limited ingredients and small serving size means that […]

Product review of the week: Super Nudie Green Juice


Product Name: Super Nudie Green Juice Nutritionals (Per 250ml): 590kJ (140cal), 2.3g protein, <1g fat, 28.8g carbs, 24.6g sugars, 5g fibre, 27mg Vitamin C Pros: This juice contains No Added Sugar. Cons: With 88.4% fruit juice and just 6.6% veges, this juice is still predominately made of fruit which means it still contains a significant […]

Product review of the week: Paul’s Zymil Low Fat Lactose Free Milk


Product Name: Paul’s Zymil Low Fat Lactose Free Milk Nutritionals (Per 250ml serve): 485kJ (116cal), 8.5g protein, 13g total carbs, 13g sugars, 3.3g total fat, 275mg calcium Pros: A low fat, lactose free milk that tastes like real milk. Cons: None I can find! Rating: 5 stars. Gold standard product for those needing lactose free […]

Product review of the week: Twisted Frozen Yoghurt


Product Name: Twisted Frozen Yoghurt Chocolate Nutritionals (per 100g): 458kJ / 2.4g protein / 19.6g carbs / 15.4g sugars / 2.5g fat Pros: Lower in fat than regular ice cream Cons: High in sugars, easy to overeat, taste is of personal preference, does not correspond nutritionally to yoghurt itself Rating: 2 stars.  To be honest you […]

Product review of the week: Macro Snack Pot Quinoa Original


Product Name: Macro Snack Pot Quinoa Original 110g. Nutritionals: 495kJ (118cal), 3.6g protein, 22.4g total carbs, <1g sugars, 4.4g fibre. Pros: A cheeky 86% wholegrain snack pot for those looking for low sugar, grab on the run snack options. Cons: Relatively low in protein for a snack, and the taste is of personal preference. Rating: 3 1/2 […]

Product review of the week: Skinny Cow Ice Creams


Product Name: Skinny Cow Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream Cookies + Vanilla Chocolate English Toffee Ice Creams Where does it come from: Licensed by Peters in Australia for Nestle Nutritionals: Skinny Cow Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream Cookies = 540kJ (127cal), 2.9g protein, 1.6g fat, 24.5g total carbs + 12.5g sugars (without sweeteners) Vanilla Chocolate English Toffee […]

Product review of the week: Created with Jamie Soup Mexican-Style Tomato Soup


Product Name: Created with Jamie Soup Mexican-Style Tomato Soup Where does it come from: Manufactured by Woolworths Nutritionals: 141 cal, 4.2g protein per serve, 21.6g total carbs and 726mg sodium. Not bad for a fresh soup, but not the best I have seen either. With a vege soup we want <20g total carbs per serve and […]

Product review of the week: Peppercorn Extra Lean Beef Sausages


Product Name: Peppercorn Extra Lean Beef Sausages Where does it come from: Made by Aussie company Peppercorn Food Company who are based in Sydney and made from 100% Australian beef. Found in Woolworths stores and leading independent supermarkets. Nutritionals: 10g protein and 5.8g fat per sausages (less than 2.2g saturated fat), gluten free and no […]

Product review of the week: Helga’s Lower Carb Grain Loaf


I am really pleased to announce my association with Helga’s as their Nutritionist for the launch of their Lower Carb range. As such, the below product review is a sponsored post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Product Name: Helga’s Lower Carb Grain Loaf Where does it come from: Major food company Goodman Fielder […]

Product review of the week: Orgran Multigrain Crispibread with Quinoa


Product Name: Orgran Multigrain Crispibread with Quinoa Where does it come from: Orgran foods which has produced gluten free products in Australia since 1953. Nutritionals: Just 41 calories, 9g of carbs and next to no fat per serve. Ingredients: Brown rice, Wholegrain sorghum, Wholegrain Quinoa (10%) Rice bran, Salt. Pros: One of the lowest carb, […]

Product review of the week: Freedom Foods Active Balance Cereal


Product Name: Freedom Foods Active Balance Cereal. Where does it come from: Australian owned Freedom Foods. Nutritionals: 778kJ (185cal), 4.9g protein, 28.2g carbs, 7.5g protein per serve. Pros: Only gluten free breakfast cereal that contains pre-biotics – a special type of fibre that feeds the good bacteria in the gut. Cons: Breakfast cereal is a […]

Product review of the week: Sunrice Rice and Quinoa Steamed Rice


Product Name: Sunrice Rice amd Quinoa Steamed Rice Where does it come from: Made in Thailand for Ricegrowers Nutritionals: Contains 5g protein and 3g of fibre per serve, often considered a high protein option thanks to the addition of quinoa (40%) Pros: A higher protein rice mix Cons: Not as high in protein as some […]