Health and Wellness

5 Simple Food Switches For A Healthier Diet

Whether you are prepping your beach bod or trying to live a healthier lifestyle, these 5 simple food switches can make a big difference to your diet with minimal effort. Say Goodbye to Dairy Milk The Food Intolerance Institute of Australia identified that 67-75% of Australians have some level of dairy intolerance including lactose intolerance. …

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Nutrition and Mental Health – Slow and Steady Wins the Race

We’ve all heard the saying time and time again, “you are what you eat”. When I was younger and had a much more forgiving metabolism, my response was always “I haven’t turned into a pizza yet so I’m fine.” My understanding was purely based around the physical downside of a poor diet with no care …

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Natural vs Organic: Is it a Gimmick?

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always wondered about the difference between ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ claims on products. Is there one? And if so, what is the difference? What is a ‘natural’ claim? The ‘natural’ claim is very vague. In fact, the Australian and New Zealand Food Standards Code does not define ‘natural’.  Without …

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A Guide To The Ultimate Grazing Platter

Grazing platters are the new ‘party food’ of the 21st century. Long gone are the pigs in blankets or arancini balls. Which isn’t a bad thing, because grazing platters can be a cheap and simple alternative to canapes and other nibblies.   But what makes the ultimate grazing platter? 1. Planning The primary fallacy around grazing …

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What is all this FODMAP?

Do you experience symptoms of IBS? That is abdominal pain, altered bowel habits, bloating and flatulence that can occur on most or every day of the week over at least several months. According to the Department of Gastroenterology at Monash University, you might benefit from a Low FODMAP Diet™.    What is a FODMAP? A FODMAP …

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