Why all the food restrictions during pregnancy?

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Blog, Latest News, Nutrition Tips | 3 Comments
Why all the food restrictions during pregnancy?

Ok, I admit, I have a vested interest in this topic. Why? Well, I’m 6 months pregnant and to be honest I miss feta on my salads and sandwiches. I crave ricotta smeared over sourdough toast with a drizzle of honey, long for some silky raw salmon and tuna sashimi, and pine after a soft-boiled […]

Superfoods made easy: Part Two

Superfoods made easy: Part Two

In an earlier post I talked about superfoods. To me, superfoods are foods that are packed full of nutrients, readily available, minimally processed, have some decent scientific research behind them and most importantly, are really tasty! With Christmas just around the corner (and all the busyness, hidden expenses, festivities and ‘not-so-healthy’ eating  that goes with it) […]

Superfoods: Do you believe the hype?

Posted by on Nov 23, 2011 in Blog, Latest News, Nutrition Tips | 2 Comments
Superfoods: Do you believe the hype?

Acai berries, Goji berries, wheat grass, chia seeds, pomegranate juice …. There always seems to be a new ‘superfood’ being touted as being the key to better health, longer life, a cure for this and as essential for that! Should you believe the hype? What is a superfood? ‘Superfood’ is not a scientifically defined term. […]

Are you nuts?

Posted by on Oct 3, 2011 in Nutrition Tips | No Comments
Are you nuts?

Nuts are a fantastic food to include in your everyday eating plan. They are loaded with healthy fats, Vitamin E, a variety of minerals and dietary fibre. Nuts have a high oil content and therefore they can go rancid (“off”) if left on the shelf for too long. To maximise freshness, keep nuts in the […]