Articles, ideas and guides from our resident dietitian, Kate.
In the past few years, many commonly eaten foods including oats, nuts and seeds, yoghurt or eggs have gone from being called, well, just ‘food,’ to being considered a ‘superfood’ and the change can be leave many people understandably confused about why all of a sudden, regular food now needs to be called something different. Are these foods doing something to our bodies which they weren’t before they were being called ‘superfood?’ or was the term simply created to market these foods more and amp up their price?
Ask a group of parents about their child’s eating habits and many would say they wished their child was a more adventerous eater. But how?
And what can we do instead?
The debate whether to hide veggies to get your children to eat them or make them clearly visible on your dinner plate has adults at a cross-roads. So to hide or not to hide? That is the question….
Here is our guide to reading labels (without becoming obsessed with them)
Bacon and eggs. It's a power couple that knows no bounds. You can smell the delicious, salty pairing at lazy brunches, lunch, dinners, and school BBQs. People pop this tried-and-tested combo in bagels, toast, salads, and even in porridge! But is it healthy? It's a...
Did you know you can use your office sandwich press to make 7 amazing meals (that aren’t a toasted sandwich)
I’m looking forward to the time when my kids can cook me dinner but in the meantime, it’s cooking together for us.
If there is one thing you can start doing today to make your household more organised, to feel more motivated to eat well and to reduce stress of wondering what to cook, it is meal planning. The key to successful meal planning is to make it fit into your current...
We are all born with an innate understanding of our appetite. Newborns instinctively crawl up to their mother and latch on to her breast moments after birth. Young children self-regulate their food intake, knowing when they are hungry and when they have had enough....
Does all the food around during the festive season stress you out? Enjoy our tips on mindful eating during the festive season.
BEFORE: Meeting at work: danishes, muffins, biscuits Party: cake, chips, soft drink Fundraiser: sausage sizzle, chocolate boxes When you work in an office with more than a few coworkers, it can feel like there is always food on offer. From morning teas to birthday...