Foost Blog

Articles, ideas and guides from our resident dietitian, Kate.

superfood vs well, just regular food!

superfood vs well, just regular food!

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?

top tips to feed a learner eater

top tips to feed a learner eater

Ask a group of parents about their child’s eating habits and many would say they wished their child was a more adventerous eater. And trust me, since Foost’s mission is to make meal and snack times more colourful, we hear these food frustrations a lot! Because of that, we recently discussed whether hiding veggies is a good idea just to get kids to eat them. I know that most parents aren’t just frustrated that they can’t get their kids to eat, they also feel guilty about it. If this all sounds too familiar, I have some good news and bad news. The good news is that it’s not your fault! Some picky eating is just a natural way for children to approach food and we are here to help ease the journey. The bad news is that it won’t happen over night. But we’re here to help with scientifcally proved methods to help kids accept and enjoy new foods and veggies!

why complimenting weight loss hurts more than it helps

why complimenting weight loss hurts more than it helps

Most of our friends are always talking about losing those few kilos.I know most of your Instagram feeds are full of weight loss and fitness success stories (along with an expensive magic pill). It only makes sense that we might congratulate someone for their efforts on such a difficult endeavor. Sadly, it’s not that simple, and it’s not just the PC police who think so! There are some really important reasons why we should find other ways to compliment our loved ones and I’ll show you how

how do I meal plan?

how do I meal plan?

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...

am I really hungry?

am I really hungry?

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....

the silly season

the silly season

Does all the food around during the festive season stress you out? Enjoy our tips on mindful eating during the festive season.

healthy party food for adults

healthy party food for adults

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...

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