Nutrition posts

Unexplained tiredness is a common symptom of iron deficiency

Managing low iron for women

Feeling tired or struggling to concentrate? It could be the mid-year slump or it may be an iron deficiency.

Low iron affects 1 in 10 pre-menopausal women in Australia and is a topic I talk to my clients about frequently. So why is low iron so common among women and what can you do about it?

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Meal plans can be used as a way to lose weight

Do I need to lose weight to be healthy?

When you think of ways you can improve your health what comes to mind? For many people, the answer is weight loss. But what if I told you that weight loss is not the guaranteed ticket to health we have been promised?

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What is the non-diet approach?

The aim of the non-diet approach is to foster a healthy relationship with food without seeking to lose weight or change your body composition. It allows us to recognise and respect our body’s natural hunger and fullness signals without the restrictive rules of dieting.

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Kimchi is a fermented food that does contain live cultures when bought fresh.

Do fermented foods contain probiotics?

Fermented foods have been growing in popularity for years largely due to their perceived health benefits. But did you know fermented foods don’t contain probiotics. Find out why and how to choose the right fermented foods here.

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Chia seeds are a great source of omega-3 fat ALA

How to get the benefits of omega-3 fats without seafood

Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of polyunsaturated fat with many health benefits. We often associate omega-3 fats with seafood, but did you know there are plant-based sources if these fats also.
Read on to find out how you can reap the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids without the seafood.

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Periods and food cravings

Have you ever wondered why you get food cravings before your period? Hormones are shown to play a role in period related food cravings. Find out why we get them and how to manage them.

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