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The Mediterranean Diet interview and #giveaway with Dr Catherine Istiopolous APD

The Mediterranean Diet interview and #giveaway with Dr Catherine Istiopolous APD
There’s something oh so familiar to me about the way Catherine Istiopolous, arguably Australia’s leading Mediterranean Diet researcher, gets emotional talking about her family members.  About their overwhelming pride in her achievements. Their hands on support picking horta and cooking...
17 comments | July 28th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

3 reasons why potatoes are like candy: a closer look at Health Star rating system – by guest expert Liz Harburg

Did you catch the news?  The new Health Star Rating system that we blogged about back here, has got the green light.  Many companies including some of our major players, have pledged to introduce the system on their products any day now. But like any nutrition selection criteria it’s virtually...
8 comments | July 24th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Best strategies to get you to the finish post with Dry July – by guest Brett Parker

Best strategies to get you to the finish post with Dry July – by guest Brett Parker
Are you doing Dry July? How’s it going? Are you on track? Or are you simply looking for smart tips to curb your alcohol intake for weight loss or good health? This week’s guest is on his 3rd Dry July, so well equipped to bring us the scoop. About our expert: Brett Parker is a passionate Nutrition...
3 comments | July 17th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Is getting into nature and eating shells the next health food fad? by guest expert Katherine Baqleh APD

We are close to the end of a glorious school holiday, winter, beach break with coastal walks, wood fires and nature surrounding us. Getting down the coast is something that Mr Surfer Dude and I love more than anything. And now our kids do too.  We’ve been picking up shells, foraging around and...
no comments | July 10th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Chicken & Barley Ward off Winter Soup – by Caroline Trickey APD

Are you on the health or hibernation track this winter? If like me, you’ve clocked up too much time typing with ugg boots on, it’s time to shake it up.  Why not move it indoors with swimming, pilates or yoga?  Or cook up a fabulous winter warmer recipe, for comfort food of the healthy...
one comment | July 3rd, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Ode to extra virgin olive oil in a coco loco week – by Emma Stirling APD

This week there’s been a big hullabaloo about claims around coconut oil, approaches to healthy eating and a celebrity chef.  I love culinary oils and have many to hand like sesame, macadamia, avocado, linseed and yes even coconut oil.  Heck, if I’m really honest I love to slather on...
11 comments | June 21st, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

7 habits for a healthy gut this Bowel Cancer Awareness month – by guest expert Ashley Webb

Did you know that over 14,860 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year? And that Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world?  June is Bowel Cancer Awareness month, so it’s a great opportunity for us all to get up to date with the latest on simple habits ...
3 comments | June 18th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

The ultimate guide to picking frozen yoghurt – by guest expert Cherie Gwozdziewski APD

Are you a frozen yoghurt lover? Have you noticed the craze in new stores opening around town? Indulgent toppings aside, you could be mistaken for thinking that all fro yos are healthy. But do they really live up to their nutrition claims? I caught up with our guest expert at the Good Food and Wine...
no comments | June 5th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Wild Mushroom Foraging & Field Trip Announcement – by Emma Stirling APD

Strap yourself in Scoop lovelies. I haven’t had so much excitement about a post since my sister’s first comment over four years ago. You see last Sunday, my friend Heidi  from Apples Under My Bed and I took our families for a Sunday forage and long lunch. And it was all in search of...
5 comments | May 30th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Highlights from the Dietitians Association of Australia conference & book launch! – by Emma Stirling APD

Whew. What a whirlwind last week as we headed to Brisbane for the 31st National DAA conference. So much new nutrition news to share in today’s highlights post. Are you ready? Health Survey not so healthy Results of our brand new National health survey are in and the ABS statisticans got a little...
6 comments | May 22nd, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More