Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

You can make this homemade mix in less than 30 minutes for an easy and delicious snack or cereal. 

Recipe by New Graduate Dietitian Bronwen Greenfield.

Should I try the Keto Diet?

Should I try the Keto Diet?

Keto is not your average low-carb diet—it requires the dieter to be extremely disciplined, restricting daily carbohydrate intake to a maximum of 40 grams (or less). The level of carb restriction to reach ketosis will be different for each person, and it could be as low as 15-20g of carbohydrate a day.

WELCOME TO OUR NEW INTERNS

WELCOME TO OUR NEW INTERNS

Caitlynn Gillaspie is the first of our wonderful new interns! 

She is currently completing her last year in the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics program at the University of Wollongong.

Before moving to Australia from the U.S. in 2016, Caitlynn worked as a nutritionist at a premier fitness centre in Nebraska specialising in individualised dietary counselling and empowering her clients to make sustainable, positive lifestyle changes. She has a special interest in the intuitive and mindful approaches to food and fitness. 

We look forward to working with Caitlynn for the remainder of 2017.

BRAIN FOOD

BRAIN FOOD

Looking to feed your mind or suffering from that 3pm slump at work?

Here’s a list of our top 5 Brain Foods to reinvigorate your body and mind:

New Year's Resolutions Out; Weekly Challenges In

New Year's Resolutions Out; Weekly Challenges In

Got the same old New Year’s Resolutions? Get rid of them.

Not only do they set you up for feeling like a failure, but they can be overwhelming and steal the fun.

Instead, assign yourself weekly challenges. 7-Day goals are much more real & fun and give you that sweet taste of success sooner. 

Is your new spring wardrobe hiding in your kitchen?

Is your new spring wardrobe hiding in your kitchen?

I know mine is! Sleeves of herbs turning to slime at the bottom of the crisper, half used jars of sauces growing mould, condiments lurking at the back of the fridge, ice crystals taking over my selection of left-overs in the freezer and potatoes growing more potatoes in the pantry! It amounts to food waste and lots of it. The numbers are frightening. On average, Australian’s throw out 1 in 5 grocery bags amounting to approximately $1000 per household per year.

6 Simple Tips to Help Plan Your Vegan Diet

6 Simple Tips to Help Plan Your Vegan Diet

Planning is key with vegan diets as nutrients such as calcium, iron, zinc, vitamin D, vitamin B12, iodine, and omega-3 fats may be at risk of being low.

THE SWEET STUFF

THE SWEET STUFF

Our brain responds to sugar by flooding the body with the feel-good chemicals dopamine and serotonin. This deluge of happy hormones creates a rewarding effect, linking sugary foods with feelings of happiness and contentment. No wonder Australian's are on average still consuming a whopping 27 teaspoons of the sweet stuff each per day. 

DO YOU NEED A 'BREAKFAST ON THE GO' OPTION?

DO YOU NEED A 'BREAKFAST ON THE GO' OPTION?

With more and more of us grabbing a quick breakky on the run, sourcing or pre- preparing some healthy and tasty options can help keep you on the right track with your weight loss or weight maintenance. Here are some ideas to get you started: