Wine: Can it ever be healthy?

Wine: Can it ever be healthy? The pop of a cork, the unmistakable sound of a glass slowly filling with wine, the expectation of the first sip; there is almost a ceremony around taking that first sip of a cool Sauvignon Blanc, or a hearty Merlot. For many, a glass of wine (or two) is…

5 Food Labelling Tricks Debunked

You’re browsing the shelves in the supermarket, maybe you’re trying to choose a cereal or muesli bar. It sounds simple enough—but when faced with an aisle full of products, all boasting different health benefits, the decision can quickly become confusing. Do you choose this one which says it’s natural? Or that one which claims it’s cholesterol-free?…

Ask the Dietitian: Will eating bread make me gain weight?

Will eating bread make me gain weight? This is a questions I hear often. My clients tell me they are specifically avoiding bread as they are trying to lose weight. And it’s not just me who is hearing this; a recent survey by Bakers Delight found that: One in five Australian women feel guilty when eating…

5 Dairy Myths Explained

Dairy is a topic that consistently comes up when I talk to clients. In a full day of health assessments, I am asked more about dairy foods than any other topic. I have heard some weird and wonderful myths around dairy, so I thought I’d share and debunk 5 of them with you. Disclaimer: Let…