A guide to wraps

Lunch is one my top three favourite meals of the day and like all meals, I take it very seriously. So when I was asked by Juliette Stein over at Huffington Post to help readers made better decision when it comes to wraps, I was only too happy to help. Find the article reproduced below, and…

Food Aphrodisiacs: Do They Really Work?

Oysters, chilli, chocolate and champagne. If you haven’t heard already, these are just some of the foods credited with putting some ‘va va voom’ back in the bedroom. But do they actually work, or is it all a bunch of (non libido enhancing) baloney? I spoke to the Huffington Post about whether stockpiling oysters and…

A guide to: Crackers

Walk into the biscuit aisle of the supermarket and you’ll see an endless array of colourful packages for crackers and crispbreads, with many claiming to be ‘healthy’ and ‘natural’. But which one is the healthiest, and what should we be searching for when shopping? Crackers 101 Start by looking for the word wholegrain on packets. A cracker…

Hot water vs. Cold water: Which is better?

We all know how important it is to get enough water, but is it better to have it warm? Or is a glass of ice cold water better? I talked to Kahla Preston at the Glow about water temperature and if it actually makes a difference. The article is found here and is reproduced below. If…

7 Signs You Need More Sleep

Some symptoms of lacking sleep — frequent yawning, struggling to remain conscious during all the exciting bits in Game of Thrones, earnestly researching whether coffee IV drips actually exist — aren’t particularly hard to decode. I talk to Kahla Preston at The Glow about sleep and the 7 signs you need more here (and below). The tentacles…

Can you be too healthy?

What happens when the desire to be healthy turns obsessive? Being too healthy… it sounds like a misnomer, doesn’t it? Being healthy is a highly desirable trait – surely you can’t have too much of good thing? A healthy diet and lifestyle can be characterised by eating foods that meet a person’s nutritional needs, being…

What’s the difference between dairy-free milks?

From soy to almond to quinoa, there’s a wealth of non-dairy milk alternatives to choose from and it can get confusing knowing which one to buy. Medibank be. magazine recently shared my article on comparing the top 6 in terms of taste and nutrition.  If you need some guidance in choosing a dairy-free milk Check it…

Why not eating this can affect your IQ

Iodine isn’t the the most exciting nutrient to talk about (calcium or omega-3’s seem to be favourites!) – but did you know an iodine deficiency can have massive impacts, including lower intelligence? I talk to The New Daily about iodine intake and how it can affect brain function. Iodine deficiency, which can have a devastating impact on…

What Does a Nutritionist Really Eat?

  What does a nutritionist really eat? Do we eat a perfect diet of whole foods, declining a trip to the dessert bar? Or do we enjoy a slice of pizza and chocolate pudding now and again?  Do I eat healthily and follow my own recommendations? Yes! I do! I love waking up bursting with energy and feeling amazing…