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Letting Go Of Extremes in 2016

Before heading off to celebrate the start of a new year, here’s one last post for 2015 and it does not involve resolutions and none of that “new year, new me” talk! Extreme views on what healthy eating and living should be have inundated our minds and it’s

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The "Two-Faced" Phenomena of Food

Food is not just a word that signifies nourishment and health but can also be perceived as a cause for disease. Epidemics of both obesity and diabetes are still on the incline yet we fail to see the fine line between health and disease. What I hope

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Why I do not use coconut oil

Don’t get me wrong, I love coconut. Love the flavour especially IN CURRIES AND DESSERTS but you won’t see me drizzling coconut oil on everything and ditching the greatness that is EVOO. Coconut is NOW SEEN AS A MIRACLE WORKER FROM being continuously promoted for great skin to

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Why the words "Detox" and "Cleanse" make dietitians cringe

This might come across as another long rant, but repeat after me: there is no such thing as a cleanse or detox. As a dietitian, I am flabbergasted when other dietitians jump on the cleanse bandwagon to appeal to a larger crowd and endorse products that clearly have

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Jamie Oliver vs Pete Evans

The title says it all…Whose team are you on? I don’t normally start a segment with my conclusion but I am hands down team J.A.M.I.E! Celebrity chefs and media personalities have become the ultimate advocates for healthy living yet there’s a fine line between promoting scientifically sound information

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The Matcha Madness

Matcha matcha matcha! a not-so-new craze but a renewed obsession – why is the world going bonkers for matcha? It’s everywhere: in your latte, on doughnuts, sprinkled onto smoothie bowls and offered as mini shots at high-end fashion shows. So umm, the scoop? 

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Empower your child's diet this new school year!

Schools are either about to start or your kids have already gone back so why not start the school year with a healthy kick!  Healthy eating during childhood is important in order to have a good intake of nutrients for growth and development, improved concentration, as well as establishing healthy eating habits at

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The Scoop on Bee Pollen

And the media keeps buzzing about bee pollen! Celebrities and foodies are all sprinkling this so called “superfood” on their morning breakfasts or adding it to their smoothie bowls, so should we get our hands on this latest supplement flying off the shelves? Here’s the much needed scoop…

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Blissful nutrition tips for the blushing bride!

As the big day approaches, every bride wants to look and feel her absolute best! Fact is, hundreds of brides-to-be automatically assume that weight loss is the ultimate mission where sticky notes carry a list of dietary restrictions and the “detox” begins. Gorgeous women, listen up: Your happily ever

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