Make the Swap!

Posted by Alexander on October 24th, 2013 (Diet, Fact Sheets, Health, Nutrition, Uncategorized, Weight Loss)

Simple life hacks for a healthier life 🙂   Instead of: Try: Using lots of oil so your food doesn’t stick to the pan Investing in some non stick cookware. That way you don’t have to add any oil at all! Adding salt when cooking Using lots of herbs and spices to keep you sodium […]

The Googy Egg Test

Posted by Alexander on September 26th, 2013 (Diet, Fact Sheets, Good Foods, Health, Healthy Recipes, Nutrition, Uncategorized)

It was once thought that eating cholesterol in foods (i.e. eggs) led to raised levels of cholesterol in your blood – or more particularly the ‘bad’ cholesterol that clogs your arteries and increases your risk of heart attacks. It is now known however, for most people, eating cholesterol actually has little effect on blood cholesterol. […]

Grab & Go Salad

Posted by Alexander on September 19th, 2013 (Diet, Fact Sheets, Good Foods, Health, Healthy Recipes, Nutrition, Uncategorized)

Here’s a smart and simple salad snack idea I picked up recently:   Take a tall glass jar and pour in a tablespoon of your favorite salad dressing (*see salad dressing ideas below). Wash, chop and add fresh salad ingredients like carrot, capsicum, tomato, cucumber, avocado, reduced fat feta or chicken. You may even want […]

Put Down the Salt!

Posted by Alexander on September 12th, 2013 (Diet, Fact Sheets, Good Foods, Health, Nutrition)

  Salt is a chemical compound made up of sodium and chloride. It is commonly used to preserve and flavour foods, and is the main source of sodium in our diet. A small amount of salt is important for good health – it helps to maintain the correct volume of circulating blood and tissue fluids […]

How To Eat a Low GI Diet, Effortlessly

Posted by Lynda on May 11th, 2013 (Diet, Fact Sheets, Health, Weight Loss)

It’s easier than you think to eat a low GI diet.  Sydney dietitian Lynda Hamilton explains what low GI foods are, and how to eat a low GI diet, effortlessly.   I speak a lot about low GI foods, meals and snacks so I thought it was time for a blog post to discuss what […]

Managing Food Cravings

Posted by Lynda on April 23rd, 2013 (Diet, Fact Sheets, Nutrition, Weight Loss)

Advice on managing food cravings from North Sydney dietitian Lynda Hamilton. Food cravings can be habitual but they can also be a sign that you are not eating nutritious, balanced meals.   Here are 7 diet tips to help with managing food cravings. 7 Diet Tips for Managing Food Cravings 1. Ensure a low GI carbohydrate and […]

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