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It's Promo Time! 50% off subscription packages and get your pocket dietitian!

My darling readers!  As the holiday season approaches, why not get nutrition support throughout the winter months to avoid piling up the Kgs, boost your immunity and approach the new year a healthier you?! In partnership with Nutrition A-Z, Oviva is offering a 50% discount on subscription packages, where

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Nibbles for Thought: Waging a war against dietitians

Dietitians, near and far, have experienced a bad wrap in recent times and I believe that bad press is to thank for that. According to social media and other so called, nutrition experts and “investigative journalists” dietitians have become the source of bad science, misleading the public.

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Introducing my latest venture, Oviva: My personal dietitian

It’s a digital kinda world…eHealth, eBanking, eCommerce and e-list goes on. When it comes to nutrition, health and fitness, thousands of apps and online platforms exist so why did we even think of another app?

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Eating for Energy Not Emotion – Part 3 by guest expert Susie Garcia RDN

My dearest readers, We are back again to conclude our 3 part series by guest expert Susie Garcia, who has helped us gain an understanding of emotional eating and it 3 major triggers Time, Tasks and today, we finally cover Guilt. Before we get into it, I

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Fuel Your Body the Right Way by guest expert Gina Monk RD

Sports nutrition is always a popular topic I am asked to write about and the information out there is endless! Personal trainers and fitness experts always have a say but as much as I do respect their profession, sports dietitians and nutritionists are the ones to trust when

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Recipe Recap: All Things Veggie Kinda Post…

So recapping my top recipe finds over the past few weeks, as it has been a while! The internet is absolutely inundated with recipes from all over, but one of my favourite databases that I’ve recently used is Healthyaperture.com. This platform was created by registered dietitians exposing

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Eating for Energy Not Emotion – Part 2 by guest expert Susie Garcia RDN

Dearest readers, Award-winning dietitian Susie Garcia is back with her second guest post about ways to deal with emotional eating and understanding the  3 areas that trigger emotional eating issues in people: Time, Tasks and Guilt. If you’ve missed her last article on Time , then click here.

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Can an Elite Athlete Survive on a Vegetarian Diet? By guest expert Gloria Cabrera APD

Vegetarians, vegans and everyone else near and far! The final segment of our 4-part series is finally here and Gloria will walk us through the “how to’s” of becoming a healthy vegetarian athlete and reassures us that being a healthy athlete doesn’t always require meat! Planning your

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Paleo vs Mediterranean: The Diet Face-Off by Associate Professor Antigone Kouris PhD APD AN

Happy Monday to all!  The nutri-gossip on both the paleo and Mediterranean diets continue to make headlines, and I am absolutely delighted that my next guest expert will shed the light on both, talking about the science behind the two. A/Prof Antigone will walk you through the evidence

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Great Vegetarian Meal Ideas by guest expert Gloria Cabrera APD

My darling readers!  Gloria has been kind enough to share some great meal ideas in this 3rd segment of our “Vegetarian” series. So do be warned that some extremely delicious recipes are heading your way!  Whether you’re a vegetarian, vegan or just someone who likes to include

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