Posts Tagged ‘diet’
Chickpea Patties with Avocado Salsa
Chickpea Patties with Avocado Salsa Serves 4 ♥ 25 Mins Prep ♥ 20 Mins Cooking Time ♥ 173 Cal per serve Benefits: High Fibre, High Magnesium, High Antioxidants, High Protein, Source of Iron Ingredients Patties: ¨ 200g dry chick peas ¨ 1 onion, chopped ¨ 2 eggs ¨ ¼ cup parsley, chopped ¨ 4 Tbsp…Read More
Three foods for Fertility
Fertility has become harder for many women. And couples! Making sure you are eating nourishing foods is critical and will improve your opportunities to conceive and hold your pregnancy. The above are my 3 favourite foods for you to indulge in! Broccoli and green leafy vegetables! Green leafy vegetables do many beneficial things in our…Read More
Showing Kids How Much Sugar There is in Coke!
Following our “pupil-free-day”at Wet and Wild theme park last Monday I was mortified at the wide spread acceptance of Coke and over the top promotions. I was determined , in my own little ripple pond of influence, to show parents and kids, that the sugar in coke is crazy high and SHOULD NOT BE GIVEN…Read More
Your friends could be keeping you overweight!
If “losing weight” is on your “MUST do list” this year, then you may also need to “lose some friends” too. Weight Loss is the number one New Year’s Resolution on thousands of Australian’s lists each year. Only a small percentage will succeed and that’s not because they didn’t follow a plan but they may…Read More
Who should you keep happy: The doctor, the naturopath or YOU?
The truth is rarely pure and never simple! Oscar Wilde I want to discuss how you can go about decided the best line of health action for you. Deep??? Yes it is and I am hoping to explain something to you that will stay with you forever! I sometimes witness people struggling with health choices.…Read More
How can I have a healthy thyroid?
Have you been wondering about your thyroid? Where it is? What it does and why it is s important? I’d love to clear a few things up for you because chances are if your thyroid is not affected, some one near to you will be. Especially as the older we get the more likely it…Read More
Diets – what works and what screws your brain and body up part 8 – Michelle Bridges
I am not too sure why but I have side stepped writing about this very popular “eating plan.” I think I am a little bit jealous. Michelle Bridges has a fantastic brand, always looks healthy and has a funky website. Plus she is inspiring lots of busy people with her simple recipe book. Her eating…Read More
Does the Mediterranean Diet work?
Maybe it’s because of my Italian heritage, or maybe it’s because I have been along some of the Mediterranean coast line and seen this work in real life. Or maybe it’s the amazing research that has proven beyond doubt for me, that the mediterranean diet is a good fit for many people. The Mediterranean Diet…Read More
Diets – what works and what screws your brain and body up part 6 – Vegetarianism
After being on a panel a few weeks back to comment on the movie Forks over Knives, I confess I was naive and realised so when people started jibbing “animal killer” from the audience. I had inadvertently entered vegetarian land. OOPS! I innocently thought I was there to comment on health benefits. NOT SO. It…Read More
Diets – what works and what screws your brain and body up part 5 – Paleo
As I wax lyrically in Fed Square, Melbourne I reflect on the wonderfulness of food and the sensational food options we have in Australia (and other developed countries). I can buy 5 star food or eat junk. I have a choice. That is more than most of the world who struggle to find food, have…Read More