Soups to keep you feeling full!

In the cooler months soups can be a great way to warm up. Here are some soup recipes that are high in protein so they’ll fill you up for longer. Broccoli Soup: Takes: 20 mins Serves: 3 Ingredients 1 clove of garlic 2 sticks of celery 400 g broccoli ½ a bunch of fresh mint […]

What Exercise Does To Your Body

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If I told you there was a pill that could improve your lifelong physical, emotional and mental state each day you took it, would you give it a chance? Evidence from the past 20 years has been pointing to exercise and physical activity as the frontier of preventative medicine and considering the health benefits it […]

What is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and why should I see one?

What is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) and why should I see one? Accredited Exercise Physiologists are university qualified allied health professionals equipped with the knowledge and skills to design, deliver and evaluate safe and effective exercise interventions. These can be for people with acute, sub-acute or chronic medical conditions, injuries or disabilities. What are […]

A day on a plate of a Dietitian

A day on a plate of a Dietitian I work every day with people who are trying to change their eating to improve their health, feel more energy and manage hunger and cravings. I love to offer people time saving tips, places to look for recipes and ways to make sure their food is nutritious […]

My Favourite Exercises

My Favourite Exercises! Exercise is one the most easily prescribed mode of treatment to improve health and wellbeing. There is irrefutable evidence that suggests the beneficial effects of exercise to prevent and treat several diseases. I feel privileged that I am able to use exercise as a form of treatment. In doing so, I always […]

Have FUN with fruit!

Have FUN with fruit! Fruit is a great natural source of vitamins, fibre and energy. The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating recommends that most people eat 2 servings of fruit every day. Try out the recipes for some new and different ways to eat fruit. Strawberry and Kiwifruit Popsicles Takes 5min + freezing time Makes […]

Magnesium- what is it and how can I get enough in my diet?

What is Magnesium? Magnesium is a mineral that you need every day for good health. Magnesium helps you take energy from food and make new proteins. It is also an important part of your bones, and helps keep your muscles and nerves healthy. Some people find that magnesium-rich foods or supplements help to reduce their cramping […]

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 […]