General Nutrition

BBQ Salmon Salad

Cooking Time :30 minutes Ingredients (serves 4) 2 oranges, peeled 1 fennel bulb, trimmed, very thinly sliced 1 x 400g can of Chickpeas, rinsed, drained 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup fresh continental parsley leaves 2 tbs chopped fresh dill 1 large (about 375g) skinless salmon

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"Fishy" Topic – The Omega 3s

The hype on Omega 3 fats has been on the rise as more studies continue to demonstrate their health benefits. So, what are they? Where to find them & how much are we meant to have? Omega 3 fatty acids are a class of polyunsaturated fats (aka

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Understanding Nutrition Claims

Ever wondered what nutrition claims on food packaging mean? Here’s a quick rundown of the most common claims: Low Calorie/Diet – Indicates that a product is low in fat or sugar, & is usually artificially sweetened. No Added Sugar – means No sugar has been added to

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DID YOU KNOW…

There is no evidence to support that chocolate is linked to migraines and acne. 1 standard glass of red wine contains 85 calories as opposed to a pint of beer which has 184 calories. The flavour of a zucchini is best when it is less than 6

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S.O.S ! Belly Aches, Cramps, Bloating. Case of the Irritable Bowel

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) has been a very common problem alot of my patients present with. In simple terms, it is a disturbance of of your digestive tract (your colon in particular) characterised by stomach cramps, wind, pain, diarrhoea/constipation (or a combination of both). Abdominal pain is

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Free Nutritional Assessments on the 28th of January!

I’ll be holding free Nutrtional Assessments on the 28th of January, this thursday, from 10am – 5pm at Al Mousa Medical Centre. This will be a chance for us to talk about your diet, your concerns, and also to highlight main issues to improve on! Follow this

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Fibre – Underestimated & Forgotten!

From experience, a nutrient that people don’t consume enough of is Fibre. You may have heard that fibre keeps our digestive systems healthy but what is it??Fibre is made up of the indigestible parts of plants which pass through your stomach and intestines relatively unchanged. Dietary fibre

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Australia's Healthy Weight Week 24-31st Jan 2010

Dietitians Association of Australia’s initiative to tackle overweight and obesity…A massive campaign to help support people lead healthier lives- I’ve attached a link to the website which has alot of excellent fact sheets, tips, ideas and a 10 week challenge! Browse through the different sections and hopefully

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Suggestions please!

In order to avoid the posting of any boring, common, “I already know that” material, I would like to get a list of topics that you would like to know more about! BUT! I can’t help but spread the knowledge, so if you do come across things

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