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The Pros and Cons of Juice

Juice is very popular. How can you resist them when they look insta-fabulous with a filter and served in a mason jar? #Healthy #CleanEating Nutritionally speaking juices have pros and cons and are not the holy grail of health. They have their benefits depending on the context. Context is very…

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…

Should I Count Calories?

 You may have heard the phrase “calories in versus calories out” when it comes to losing weight. It is true that calories do count for losing weight. The idea of counting calories started around the turn of the 20th century with the invention of a machine that helped measure calories…

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…
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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…

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…

Health Benefits of Chia

Chia seeds seem to be sprouting up everywhere these days in a variety of health foods. Although the chia  seed seems like a “new” food, chia has actually been around for over 3500 years. Chia is a seed native to southern Mexico from a plant called Salvia hisipanica. In Mexico, the Aztecs and Mayans…

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…

Vitamin D Deficiency

After a recent doctors visit for some routine blood work, I discovered I have vitamin D deficiency. You may be thinking, how can a dietitian be deficient in any vitamin? Well, vitamin D is different from other vitamins because food is generally a poor source.  So, no matter how balanced my…

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…
Fruit juice tetra-pack next to teaspoons full of sugar

Juice: Health food or junk food?

Often people suggest that instead of softdrink, they will have a juice. I'll put it out there - I hate juice. It provides a false sense of security as it comes from something healthy like fruit. However, when you look at how many teaspoons of sugar a juice has, you…
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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…