Do French Children Eat Everything?

Posted by Lynda on March 28th, 2014 (Diet, 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 […]

Healthy snacks for children and adults

Posted by Lynda on March 19th, 2014 (Diet, Good Foods, Healthy Recipes)

A list of healthy snacks for children and adults, from Sydney dietitian Lynda Hamilton at Hamilton Dietetics.  This list of healthy snacks appeared in our March newsletter as part of an article questioning whether the word ‘healthy’ is becoming a marketing buzz word.  You can read that article here – Is healthy becoming a marketing […]

Is healthy becoming a marketing buzz word?

Posted by Lynda on March 19th, 2014 (Diet, Health)

What actually is healthy food, and is the real definition of healthy getting lost in a marketing fog? A story in the USA caught my eye because it raises bigger questions about how food is marketed to us as consumers, whether we are adults or, more worryingly, children – and how the true meaning of […]

Analysing the Blue Zones

Posted by Lynda on March 13th, 2014 (Diet, Health)

What can the world’s Blue Zones teach us about diet, health and longevity? Blue zones are those anomalies in the known world, unusual pockets around the globe in which the people living there experience unusually long lives, and lower incidents of heart disease, late onset diabetes and osteoporosis. The areas were discovered when two demographic […]

We all know we shouldn’t eat too much sugar but do we really need to give it up completely?

Posted by Alexander on February 20th, 2014 (Diet, Good Foods, Health, Nutrition, Uncategorized)

Sugar has been blamed for a worldwide obesity epidemic. Weight gain is caused by eating more energy (or kilojoules) than is used up in physical activity. So to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, the focus needs to be on eating fewer kilojoules (including watching portion sizes) and moving more. Studies have shown that a […]

Apps to help you achieve your health, fitness and diet goals in 2014

Posted by Lynda on December 29th, 2013 (Diet, Health, Nutrition)

Four useful apps to help you achieve your health, fitness and diet goals in 2014. Foodswitch – free This is a nifty free little app brought to you by BUPA.  Packaged foods can be surprisingly high in salt, fat and sugar.  This app allows you to scan the barcodes of packaged foods with your smartphone […]

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