Heart Health and Cholesterol Management

Eating a healthy diet can reduce your risk of heart disease. If you have high cholesterol levels you can improve them by following a healthy eating pattern. What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood that is made by the liver. A small amount of cholesterol in the blood is important […]

Diabetes Management

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a condition where there is too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. Glucose is the main source of energy for the body and comes from carbohydrate foods we eat. Carbohydrate foods include bread, pasta, rice, cereals, fruits, starchy vegetables, legumes, and milk and yoghurt. The body breaks carbohydrates down to […]

Nutrition and healthy eating for a new Mum

The arrival of your new baby is extremely exciting and stressful as it requires you to make a lot of adjustments. It is common that new mums and dads experience appetite disturbances, where they may feel disinterested in food. This is often caused by sleep disturbances. Your diet gives you the energy you need during […]

Warm up with a hearty bowl of Bean and Kale soup

Recipe adapted from Good Taste magazine via Body & Soul Serves 4 (prep 20 mins + 8 hours soaking time, cooking 1 hr 20) 1 cup dried beans – any type; black beans or borlotti work well 1 tbs olive oil 1 large brown onion finely chopped 2 carrots finely chopped 2 celery sticks finely […]

Grains and weight loss – the whole story!

It is no secret that most Australians would like to shed some unwanted kilos, however, with all of the mixed messages within the media these days how does one decipher what is the best approach to weight loss? One particular theme within the media that is also generally spruiked by personal trainers at gyms all […]

Satisfying the munchies

Snacks are an important inclusion to the daily dietary intake to help top up your energy stores and keep you going throughout the day. In today’s society we are quite time poor and resort to quick and readily available foods which tend to be nutrient poor and high in energy such as chips and chocolate. […]