Monthly Archives: January 2013

Eat less don’t talk substitutions

The average Australian eats too much junk and not enough good food. If we replaced all the junk with half as much fruit, vegetables and wholegrains and drank water instead of soft drinks we would be back on track.   … Continue reading

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Healthy Weight Week – free online cookbook

It’s Healthy Weight Week 20-27th January Healthy Weight Week is an initiative of The Dietitians Association of Australia. You may like to check out the website for hints and tips in particular a new online recipe file in collaboration with … Continue reading

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Soy and Ginger Steamed Fish

You use a bamboo steamer basket for this recipe from Donna Hay.

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New hi-protein products from the supermarket

I scanned Woolworths in early January for noteworthy new products. Here is a brief run down.. Note 4 hi-protein products ideal for gastric sleeve. Vitarium Drinking mixes (chocolate, banana, mocha) – to add to skim milk like Milo. 3 heaped … Continue reading

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Do you need a health coach (for free)?

Did you know there is a free phone coaching service provided by the NSW government to get us eating healthier, losing weight and getting more active. The service offers up to 10 phone consults with a health coach over 6 … Continue reading

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The right and wrong way to help a child with their weight

This is a noteworthy article on the potential harm of putting children on diets. It backs up my own experience that getting kids to move more and tune into their bodies – to only eat when hungry and stop when … Continue reading

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How much fish is enough?

 Instead of taking fish oil and krill supplements why not eat fish? There are always paradoxes in scientific research, one of them is the omega-3 debate. Research shows if you eat fish twice per week, any type, you reduce your … Continue reading

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