For many years we thought that if you eat fat – you’d get fat. So we limited all types of fat, including the good ones. The latest research not only shows us that healthy fats are good for us – it also shows us that the heathy fats in nuts are associated with preventing weight gain. So to put it simply, yes nuts are high in fat but the good kind which can help manage our weight! Read on to find out how…
Does it ever feel like the older you get, the more time poor you are? The more you try and succeed, the less time you have to do other things. From work to family to social commitments and even just general life – it feels like we have less and less hours in the day.
Perhaps the question I get asked the most! How to beat sugar cravings?!? We have all experienced them at some stage but why do sugar cravings occur and how can you learn to beat sugar cravings for good? I’m sure many of you experience that 3pm slump when your brain is screaming out for sugar to get you through. There’s nothing more annoying when you’re trying to be healthy and all you can think about is the chocolate in the vending machine! The worst part is, the more sugar we eat, the more sugar we want! There are a number of reasons why sugar cravings occur so keep reading to learn why they keep happening and how to finally beat sugar cravings!
More than 11.5 million Australians spend an average of 40 hours each week in the workplace (ABS 2016). This is a huge chunk of your week, and if your job mainly involves sitting then you could be putting your health at risk. The answer? Find ways to get moving at work.
You guys are always asking me about gut healthy recipes so I wanted to share one of my favourite ones with you today! It combines delicious kombucha, high fibre chia seeds and juicy sultanas from Kellogg’s Sultana Bran. Firstly, let’s quickly touch on why fibre is SO important for good gut health.
The holidays can be tough for those of us maintaining a healthy lifestyle but rest assured – I have 10 tips to get you guys through Easter without undoing all your hard work BUT still making sure you have a great long weekend with your loved ones. My top 10 tips are below for you guys:
My friends call me the cheese platter queen and I’ll happily take that title. My mum has been making EPIC cheese platters for as long as I can remember and I’ve grown up happily munching on them. The key to an epic cheese platter however is to get the perfect mix of ingredients so it’s not only tasty but also healthy. Thanks mum for teaching me the art of the perfect platter!
I have so many beautiful emails and messages from you guys about binge eating that I thought I would dedicate a blog to share my tips on how to prevent binge eating and beat sugar cravings! It’s a personal topic for me as when I was a teenager – I suffered from mild binge eating too. I was too embarrassed to tell anyone or seek help so I’m hoping my experiences + my professional expertise can help even just one of you! xxx
A lot of you would have seen my top healthy lifestyle tips on Nine News on Monday night. For those of you who missed it, you can read it or watch the segment here.
For those of you who would like to read the tips in more detail – please keep reading. You can also find me on Facebook: The Fitness Dietitian or on my Instagram account: @the_fitness_dietitian for more inspiration.
I get some many questions about wind and bloating that I thought I would write a few tips for you guys below. To be honest, they are both a part of a healthy digestive system (yes even women fart!) but when they start to impact on your daily life, prevent you from socialising etc or cause you regular distress – this is when I generally recommend trying some of the tips below.