Category: Healthy Living

Feeling constantly tired and low in energy….it may be low iron levels?
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Feeling constantly tired and low in energy….it may be low iron levels?

Iron is an essential mineral our body requires to produce haemoglobin (red blood cells) that transports oxygen around the body, and is crucial for energy production.  Babies and children need iron to grow and develop normally.  Iron deficiency is caused by a depletion of iron stores that can result in a drop of haemoglobin in...

Stretch your dollar further with healthy eating at home
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Stretch your dollar further with healthy eating at home

Certain trends are evident in our fast-paced lives today – increasing living costs, feeling time poor and our tendency to spend too much money on foods outside of the home.  But, you can deliver nourishing and wholesome food to your family that is both budget and time friendly. Meal planning and smart shopping Taking fifteen...

Hop to it and enjoy your Easter holiday
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Hop to it and enjoy your Easter holiday

Enjoy your Easter eggs…. at Easter  Easter is a hop around the corner, which often means four days of entertaining with family and friends, Australians spending $190 million on eggs and bunnies and yes, chocolate galore.  How does one navigate this holiday celebration to be in line with your healthy lifestyle, and I don’t mean...

Eating Mediterranean can give you a Longer Life
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Eating Mediterranean can give you a Longer Life

The Mediterranean Diet is fast becoming the healthiest and tastiest way to improve your health.  Research is constantly supporting this way of eating as the best way to improve cholesterol control, fatty liver, diabetes and weight management.  More recently it has been found to have a positive effect on mood and protection against dementia.  Above...

Power up your day with a nourishing brekkie
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Power up your day with a nourishing brekkie

We certainly know the importance of our children or grandkids having breakfast before school, and now there are many breakfast programs within schools to ensure that children eat this most important meal of the day.  As adults, we sometimes forget the importance of a daily breakfast as we are rushing to get to work, have...

Learn your new food language and reap the benefits
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Learn your new food language and reap the benefits

Are you sick of the diet-merry-go-round, confused about what to eat and what not to eat, follow your own set of food rules, see foods as good or bad, have the “guilts” if you too much of the wrong food in your food rules – maybe it is time to learn a new food language.  In many cases, people...

Wowing with your Work or Home Lunch
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Wowing with your Work or Home Lunch

Do you ever get bored with the same-old, same-old sandwich, bread roll with boring fillings that make you cringe?  It comes to lunch-time where one is supposed to be excited with the opportunity of a break from the desk or home duties – only to be confronted with a tuna bread roll with a little...

How to Avoid Getting Hangry
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How to Avoid Getting Hangry

Yes, you know who you are ….. the burst of outrage or anger, feeling moody and irritable, reverting back to your two year old tantrums, and others simply call you – “Snappy-Tom”.  Sound familiar? Some of us unlucky ones can become hangry if we have gone too long without food due to work or life’s pressures. ...

Eat your way to a balanced, happy family
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Eat your way to a balanced, happy family

It would be hard not to be confused about the simple question of what should I eat?  There are so many conflicting thoughts on diets, eating styles than has ever been seen, and so much anxiety, worry and rules about foods in households.  Eating should be an enjoyable experience.  It should take up some time,...