6 Super Easy Swaps for Healthy Eating

6 Super Easy Swap for Healthy Eating Healthy eating can be hard. It’s confusing, time-consuming and some healthy foods are really expensive ($6 for an avocado Australia?) God knows, the times I have been too tired after work to even bother thinking about making a healthy dinner (thank God beans on toast is somewhat nutritious),…

5 Ancient Grains to try this spring

Ancient grains are grains that have been grown and harvested by different communities over thousands of years, but as modern grains such as wheat became easier to grow and harvest, these ancient grains were sidelined and became less prevalent. But now, these heirloom grains are being rediscovered and are increasing in popularity as they become more mainstream. The…

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?…

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. Many weird and wonderful myths come from dairy, so here I will debunk 5 of them with you. Disclaimer: Let me be clear I…

5 mistakes busy women make when it comes to weight loss

I talk to many busy mums (and dads) in my work. Out of all my clients, busy mums seem to be the ones most concerned with their weight and health. After consultations with dozens of busy people over the years; I noticed similarities between them that may be hindering their weight loss goals. So if you’re…

5 Ways I Stay Healthy While Travelling

Over Easter, I spent ten days in Vietnam with friends. I had a fantastic time, but found it harder to be as healthy as I wanted. From the time spent travelling (six flights in the ten days and hours sat in the car), to the different foods available, and not being able to prepare my own food –…

5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Easter

Happy Easter!  With any holiday, it’s likely the events and activities are centered around food, making it harder to stay healthy. Being  faced with so much tempting food is a real test of willpower, I normally manage an hour or two before I am digging into the sausage rolls with gusto. But this holiday season,…

5 Steps to Silky Soft Skin

Having beautifully soft skin doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming, I don’t spend much money on products and I only spend about 5 minutes a day on my skincare regime. My tips below are easy, cheap and you will notice a difference if you are consistent. 1. Water Staying hydrated makes such a difference…

5 Easy Ways to Eat Less Sugar

Did you know there are over 60 different names for sugar? I think we all know if we see cane sugar or syrup on a food label, that these are a type of sugar.  But there are many other names which are harder to decipher (non-diastatic malt, anyone?) Food manufacturers love it because they can trick us into thinking…

5 Super Fast Breakfast Ideas

5 super fast breakfast ideas Mornings can be a rushed affair. Things to be washed, brushed, cleaned, ironed, made and sorted. You are exhausted before you even step out the front door.  Breakfast can be forgotten in the rush, maybe you grab something from the cupboards to eat on the way to work, or buy something…