3.37pm is the time of day when may of us undo a great eating plan and reach for the chocolate or biscuits for a sugar hit. If this is you try my Coconut Berry Smoothie. It will  keep you feeling full all afternoon and give you a little sugar hit to boost your blood sugars.. read more →

Have you often wondered why some people can eat whatever they want and not put on weight while others just have to look at food and put on a kg? Well, it may be due to your Gut Bacteria. Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered that  obese people have a characteristically different Gut.. read more →

Ok, so that’s not true but when was the last time you went to buy a bag of sugar and was confronted with a range of ‘Natural” sugar alternatives with names that sound like they came straight from a Russian power plant. These natural sweeteners have been promoted as the healthier alternative to evil sugar.. read more →

If you are eating sushi on a regular basis thinking that it is a healthy, low calorie takeaway option then think again. For over 20 years now Sushi has been touted as the nutritious alternative to fast food in Australia but it is not the healthy food we think it is. The next time you visit.. read more →

  As a Sports Dietitian I see many frustrated men and women who embark on a new exercise regime and despite training regularly keep gaining weight. This can be very disheartening especially if you are training for triathlon or have taken up distance running. I know from experience that when I was training for 70.3.. read more →