Legumes – packed full of goodness

Posted by Alexander on August 15th, 2017 (Diet, Good Foods, Health)

Legumes are Nutritious, low in fat and health promoting Population studies have found eating legume is associated with a significantly reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD)3,4. One study found including legumes in the diet four times a week reduced CHD risk by over 20% and CVD risk by over 10%4. […]

Do French children eat everything?

Posted by Alexander on May 30th, 2017 (Good Foods, Health)

We have much to learn from the French when it comes to educating our children about healthy eating and good food, as Karen Le Billon discovered. This week I learned of a fellow foodie who shares the same ethos of healthy eating as I do, particularly when it comes to teaching children about healthy eating […]

How Diet Can Have A positive Impact On Fertility

Posted by Alexander on March 8th, 2016 (Diet, Good Foods, Health, Nutrition)

Diet alone is not clinically proven to lead to improved fertility, yet researchers have found promising evidence that nutrition can have a positive impact on fertility. Avoid trans fats Trans fats are linked to many health conditions, including heart disease and diabetes. It also appears that a correlation exists between these dangerous fats and ovulation […]

Healthy After-School Snacks

Posted by Alexander on October 19th, 2015 (Diet, Good Foods, Health, Nutrition)

Written By Lucy Sharpe. After-school snacks don’t have to be boring!  They are an important way to refuel hungry children after a busy day at school and an easy way to pack some extra vitamins and minerals into their diets.  The small, nutritious snacks listed below are quick for busy parents to put together, contain […]

Legumes – Packed Full Of Goodness

Posted by Alexander on February 9th, 2015 (Diet, Health)

Nutritious, low in fat and health promoting  Reduce cardiovascular disease risk Population studies have found eating legumes is associated with a significantly reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD)3,4. One study found including legumes in the diet four times a week reduced CHD risk by over 20% and CVD risk by […]

An Unexpected Journey

Posted by Alexander on October 15th, 2014 (Health)

If I can do it, you can do it too, but you won’t know until you try. I’ve been training extremely hard over the last 6 months to prepare for the Port Macquarie half iron-man triathlon. 6 months ago, the thought of a 2 km swim, followed by an 90 km cycle, topped off with […]

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