Category Archives: Products

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 […]

Top tips for building a healthy liver

A surprisingly high number of people have got a fatty liver. Closely associated with Type 2 diabetes and overweight and obesity, while left unmanaged  fatty liver can progress to cirrhosis and liver failure, the good news is that a number of lifestyle risk factors can be modified to help halt the progression of fatty liver […]

My top office snacks

If you work in an office, chances are by the time 3 or 4pm hits you are looking for a tasty snack to help you get through the remainder of the day. To avoid being lured to the biscuit jar or vending machine, the secret s to keep a supply of tasty, ready to go […]

Everything you need to know about fish oil

Of all the supplements that are available, fish oil would be one that I prescribe most frequently in my nutrition practice. Known for its range of health benefits including lowering triglycerides, blood pressure and inflammation in the body, few of us get an optimal amount of long chain fish oil in our diets on a […]

My top 5 products from Aldi

10 years ago, a close friend and dietitian colleague used to talk to me about the benefits of shopping at ALDI. Being the supermarket snob that I was, with much more disposible income than I have now, I used to laugh the suggestion off that I would ever shop at ALDI for fear of missing […]

Superfoods for busy mums

You may be one of the supermums who has time to ferment your own vegetables and bake your own sugar free banana bread, but if you are anything like me, good nutrition has to be quick and easy. So for all the other busy mums out there, here are my favourite foods that I grab […]

A new supplement partnership with D&X

An exciting announcement today – I am thrilled to announce that I have joined the team at D&X and come on board as an official ambassador for the health, well-being and lifestyle brand. D&X is an Australian conglomerate manufacturing dietary supplements here in Australia. With a commitment to natural, Australian made products D&X products have […]

New product alert – Pumpkin Seed MUNCH

It has been a long time since I have found a new product that I am a big fan of. It seems that any packaged food, even if it is better nutritionally than others contains additives such as sugar that will send social media into a frenzy if I dare mention it. For this reason […]