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 […]

Pack Children A Healthy Pack Lunch

Posted by Lynda on July 15th, 2013 (Diet, Good Foods, Nutrition)

Sydney dietitian, Lynda Hamilton shares her advice on packing a healthy and nutritious pack lunch for children.   Children need a healthy, nutritious and balanced pack lunch so that they have the fuel they need to stay alert and concentrate throughout the day.   We know that too many sugary drinks, or foods full of […]

Diet Tips – Creating Low GI Meals

Posted by Lynda on May 14th, 2013 (Diet, Good Foods, Health)

Sydney dietitian Lynda Hamilton shares her diet tips for creating low GI meals.    As a follow on from the previous post How To Eat a Low GI Diet Effortlessly, here are my diet tips for creating low GI meals. Eating a low GI diet is incredibly important if you have diabetes  pre-diabetes or type 2 […]

Less Is More When It Comes To Snacking

Posted by Lynda on January 29th, 2013 (Diet, Good Foods, Health, Weight Loss)

A new study shows that less is definitely more when it comes to snacking.   A study published this month by the Cornell University in America looked at whether people who were given smaller portions of snack foods would feel hungrier or less satisfied fifteen minutes after eating than those who ate  much larger portions. […]

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