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Good Nutrition During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time when most women are especially concerned about nutrition and diet as moms-to-be want to give their newborns the best possible chance to survive and thrive. There are also many dietary restrictions placed on pregnant women, as well as many pregnancy-related symptoms that can affect the ability…

Diet Soft Drinks and Weight Loss

[caption id="attachment_1470" align="alignright" width="194"] Diet Soft Drinks[/caption] Sweetened drinks including regular soft drinks, fruit drinks, sweetened teas, usually contain a significant amount of calories, sugar, or high fructose corn syrup. Adding just one of these drinks to your diet every day can add 54,750 extra calories in a year enough…

Part 1: Nutrition to Boost Your Immune System

Are you tired of catching every cold and flu that you come in contact with? Do you dread the colder weather because you are afraid of getting sick? Are you obsessed with disinfecting everything to prevent illness? Although viruses and bacteria are the primary cause of illness, your diet and…
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Ways to Lose Weight Differently This Year

  Our Brisbane dietitians have weight loss tips to help you to lose weight differently this year! With the New Year already upon us, many of us have set resolutions to finally get the weight off.  We all have heard the old adage “eat less and move more” to achieve…

Christmas Day the Healthy Way

You can still have a fabulous Christmas Day without ending the day feeling horribly full and sluggish. With a few simple swaps you can indulge in delicious, healthy foods that won’t leave you requiring an afternoon nap.   Swap fatty meats and enjoy a seafood Christmas. The hot Queensland climate…

Mindfulness and Weight Loss

Have you ever eaten a meal while at your desk during a busy day and realized you ate everything without even noticing? Have you ever eaten an entire bag of potato chips before you even knew it was gone while watching TV? You may be engaging in mindless eating.  Not…

Benefits of Beetroot

This is the first of many featured ingredients for our new blog series 'GOODNESS ME!'.  Each fortnight we will feature a new ingredient and tell you all the amazing health and nutritional benefits and give you some tips of how to use them in your every day diet.   Comment…

Dairy Free Sources of Calcium

Calcium is an abundant and vital mineral found in our bodies. The main function of calcium in our diets is to help maintain strong bones and teeth. Almost all the calcium in our bodies is stored in our bones, but our body will sometimes remove calcium as needed for other…

Gluten-free, low-sugar, banana bread

Here is a great recipe for those of you craving a healthier, sweet dessert. Since this doesn't contain any flour it is great for those of you following a gluten-free diet. The sweetness in this recipe comes from the bananas and dates, which also provide a great deal of fibre.…
A filling salad with black beans, quinoa and spinach leaves

Quirky Quinoa Salad

We have posted about how much we love the super grain Quinoa before (check it out here) so I thought we should post another recipe for you all to try!  I made this for a family Summer BBQ we had last weekend.  I knew my sisters would love it however I…

Zucchini, Carrot and Sweet Potato Slice

I love eggs! And I love zucchini slice even more!  To be honest, my Mum makes the best zucchini slice in the world (doesn't everybody's mum?)...pretty surprising considering my Mum absolutely hates egg.  I think the reason I love zucchini slice so much is that it is such an easy…

Easy food swaps to a healthier you!

To have healthy eating habits doesn’t have to be quite as complicated as you may think. There are some tasty and really simple swaps you can do to achieve it. One very simple swap, which I use every day, is instead of having butter or margarine, swap it for a…
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Low Carb Spaghetti Bolognaise

Serves - 4 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garli,c chopped 2 x 120g lean mince (try kangaroo!) 1 large carrot, grated 1 stalk celery, finely diced 1 x 500g jar low carb pasta sauce – Leggo’s spaghetti sauce with beef  OR  tinned tomato passata 6 green zucchini 6 yellow zucchini…