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Fish Oil – Is It Important to Take & Why?

When it comes to fish oil, experts are divided regarding the usage and safety in the general population. Research has long shown the benefits that eating fish and other seafood, but the benefit may not just lie in the type of fat found in fish, but other nutritional factors found…

An inspiring thank you from a wonderful client

I will admit it - I got goosebumps and was close to tears when reading this. There is no better email to receive than one of gratitude such as this.  I am humbled and yet so excited to share this inspiring thank you from one of my clients. I am so proud of…

Christmas Survivial Guide

Are you worried about how to manage all the extra food, treats, desserts, and holiday festivities while still maintaining your healthy lifestyle and weight? This time of year can get busy and even the best intended healthy eating plans can quickly fall to the way side. You may need a…

Chicken and Spinach Pesto Pasta

There is nothing better than coming home after a long day of seeing clients to find your wonderful husband has not only cooked a delicious dinner but has also cleaned the kitchen (this was the happiest part)! This is the recipe for the surprise pasta dish that I found in…

Healthy Nutella

I admit it, I LOVE (yes, LOVE!) Nutella.  It is definitely one of my guilty pleasures.  But here is a fun fact for you.  Did you know that if you compare Nutella with a block of Cadbury's Hazelnut chocolate - the block of chocolate actually has more hazelnuts than the…

Breakfast Slice

This breakfast slice is a super simple and of course tasty breakfast (or snack) idea. I like these types of recipes because they take less than hour from beginning to end and they are perfect to make ahead of a busy work/school week.  The first version I made, I didn't…
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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…

Healthy Easy Lunches…and a Competition!

...PLUS...COMPETITION TIME....KEEP READING...! Days at work can sometimes get so busy that many of us forget to stop for lunch or just eat at our desks. This results in being overly hungry at night or to a 3pm blood sugar slump which leads us to choose sugary snacks to get…

Quick Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Eating breakfast is one of the most important health habits you can develop - choosing a healthy breakfast can make it a challenge. Breakfast helps you maintain your weight, gives you energy throughout the day, and keeps your blood sugar stable. A healthy breakfast balances protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats…

Healthy Muesli Bars

  A muesli  bar may be a quick and easy grab as you run out the door in the morning, but is your bar as healthy as it could be? Many muesli bars, although calorie controlled, may contain an enormous amount of sugar, a significant number of calories, and maybe…

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.…

Coconut Oil – is it actually good for you?

Coconut oil has traditionally been seen as an unhealthy oil to use in cooking due to its high content of saturated fat. It is generally accepted that a diet high in saturated fat will raise cholesterol, therefore those with high cholesterol or even a genetic predisposition for high cholesterol have…