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Eating Healthy When You Are Crazy Busy

Eating Healthy When You Are Crazy Busy

When you’re under the pump, do you use being ‘time-poor’ as an excuse to eat foods that are nutrient-poor too? You don’t have time to eat healthily do you? You’re busy! We’re all busy! Yet some of us use that excuse as a free-card to opt for the sugar-filled snack or...
WONDERFUL WATERMELON

WONDERFUL WATERMELON

Some things just scream summer to me, and watermelon is one of those things! I grew up on a farm with a massive dam (dubbed the Wirrinya Aquatic Club) where we would spend most of our summer waterskiing along with other (extreme) sports. Mum would send us off to the...
One Of My Little Secrets

One Of My Little Secrets

My Grandma lived to the ripe old age of 99.9, and for 99 of those years she was in good health. One thing she swore by, and attributed her good health to, was starting each day with a shot of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV).  I have been doing this since I was 13 and it has...
Low Fat Is A Big Fat Lie

Low Fat Is A Big Fat Lie

What you are about to read requires an open mind. You have to look at facts instead of massive advertising and failed, faulty theories. You almost have to disregard a lot of what you thought was true about food and weight loss. Are you ready? Also, just to paint the...
4 Reasons Why We Should Eat Nuts

4 Reasons Why We Should Eat Nuts

Who doesn’t love a nut? If you’ve been avoiding them for their fat content, think again. Here are 4 reasons why we should eat nuts There is evidence to suggest that nut trees were grown as a source of human food as early as 10,000 BC, making them one of...
Good Fat Bad Fat

Good Fat Bad Fat

The body can synthesise many of the fats it needs for normal metabolism and good health. However, some essential components must be found from our diet, including the omega-3 (ω-3 or n-3) and omega-6 (ω-6 or n-6) polyunsaturated fatty acids. Omega-3 Omega-3 fatty...
Top 10 Nutrition Tips

Top 10 Nutrition Tips

WORDS: Caroline Scott (Nutritionist at Gwinganna) Breathe deeply Breathing is an involuntary response, yet deep breathing is a technique that many of us need to learn. When you’re stressed, you only take shallow breaths in the top of your chest. This causes a build-up...
The A, C & E of Antioxidants

The A, C & E of Antioxidants

The oxygen we breathe is an amazing substance. When combined at a cellular level with the food we eat, its unique reactivity provides us with the energy needed to fuel our movements and sustain vital life processes. Ah, but oxygen is a double-edged sword! This same...
Matthew Kenney Culinary School

Matthew Kenney Culinary School

World Renowned Raw foodie and Chef, Matthew Kenney is fast taking his movement across the globe with his culinary schools mushrooming (excuse the pun) everywhere. Matthew Kenney is the world’s leading plant-based chef, the writer of several best-selling cookbooks, a...
Quitting Sugar

Quitting Sugar

Carbohydrate is the primary source of energy for your body and its functions since it is simpler to metabolise than fats or amino acids. All carbohydrates are broken down into glucose by the body. The more simple the carbohydrate, the quicker it is converted...

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