Category Archives: Products

Which bread should you choose? A bread review.


You may buy high fibre white for the family, mixed grain for you and then a treat of some good quality (but pricey) Sourdough on weekends. There is an ever growing range of bread and wraps in bakeries and supermarkets so which are the best and not so good choices nutritionally? Bread has been a dietary […]

Quark Swedish Style Yoghurt – What is it?


By Simone Austin (consultant to Rokeby Farms) - http://www.simoneaustin.com/ Quark yoghurt involves a Swedish style fermentation process, at a lower temperature for a longer time, giving a milder flavoured, thicker textured yoghurt. I first ate quark yoghurt when holidaying in Germany and loved it, so was excited to find it on the market in Australia. The […]

Colds and flu


This is a sponsored post. The temperatures are dropping and we now have at least 3 months of short and chilly days. It is also the time of year when colds and flu are thriving and our nutrition becomes even more important to ensure our immune system is at its best to fight off the […]

The lowest calorie treats


If you are one of the very few people who never lets a spoonful of sugar cross your lips, hats off to you. On the other hand, if you are partial to a treat every now and again, here are some the better low calorie store-bought dessert options in terms of total calories that will […]

Nutrition for women


This is a sponsored post. Men and women are different. Clearly. And as such they naturally have different nutritional needs on a daily basis. Women in particular want great skin, they want their weight to be controlled and they often need help balancing the hormones that can dictate their lives if they are not careful. […]

My top supermarket soups this Winter


With a sudden drop in temperature we start to think of all things warm and nurturing and is there anything better than a filling, nourishing soup on a chilly Winter day. There are literally hundreds of soups out there, ranging from fresh pots to the good old Cup a Soup, which you can buy for […]

Make a super start to your day


This is a sponsored post The way we start our day is the way we will finish our day. So when it comes to committing to a healthy lifestyle that allows us to be at our best, we want to start the day right. Unfortunately, as we get older, ongoing tummy discomfort can become a […]

5 steps to an anti-inflammatory diet


This is a sponsored post. It may come as a surprise to hear that our diet not only plays a key role in the way we feel on a daily basis but it also influences our risk of developing a number of  chronic diseases including some types of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and arthritis. Even […]

How to start the year right.


This is a sponsored post. Over the next few weeks you are going to see a lot of articles and blogs written on New Year’s diets, quick weight loss and detox programs. So if you are looking to overhaul your diet and lifestyle in 2017 here are the quickest and easiest changes you can make […]

The best frozen meals


The ever expanding frozen meal section of the supermarket would suggest that we have less time to prepare meals than ever before. The issue with such wide variety is that it makes it very difficult to decipher what is a nutritious choice that supports weight control. While most frozen meals promote some kind of health […]

Building a healthy gut


*This is a sponsored post* Is there anything worse than feeling clogged up, bloated and heavy? For many of us not feeling the best we can on the inside can make or break our day. Whether it is constipation, bloating or just feeling sluggish and lacking energy, digestive discomfort is far more common on a […]

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 […]