Diet & Nutrition – Fuel your body with high quality foods

healthy prawn salad Dietitian Brisbane Nutrition InformationFood is our body’s one and only source of fuel. Would you put diesel into a Ferrari? Probably not. Similarly, we need to make sure we’re putting the highest quality fuel into our bodies.

Most people know what foods are healthy, and which are less so. Many of our clients say they know what they should be doing – the just have trouble actually doing it. There is so much information around, and so many different approaches to healthy eating, that many people simply find themselves confused or overwhelmed, even though they might be very knowledgeable.

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Our nutritionists are passionate about helping you learn to trust your own judgment. Diet and nutrition can be like a puzzle. Working out the final few pieces of a puzzle is often the most difficult part – our nutritionists can help you do that.

Poor diet and lifestyle lead directly to many common health problems: weight gain, vitamin deficiencies, fatigue, poor memory and concentration, sluggish bowels, and unhealthy hair and skin. Long term, inappropriate diet and lifestyle choices can lead to more severe health problems like obesity, diabetes, heart disease, anemia and osteoporosis.

It is our business and our passion to help you understand, practically and simply, how to actually have a ‘balanced diet’. Many of our clients will come in just to check up on their food intake, and ensure they are ticking all the nutritional boxes. While we hope to educate our clients to have confidence in their healthy eating choices, it also makes sense to come in for a ‘tune up’ once in a while – just like you service your car.

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