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The A – Z of Nutrition

Here’s our light-hearted overview on the A – Z of nutrition. A – Vitamin A. A fat-soluble vitamin found in veggies and essential for eye health. It is the most common form of nutrient deficiency blindness in the world. One 14 year old Australian boy recently went blind due to Vitamin A deficiency, so kids –...
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Nutritional Needs for Kids

Nutritional Needs for Kids Who knows what the 5 food groups are? And do you know why there are 5 food groups? Many people I speak with can’t answer these two questions. So how do they know about good nutrition and healthy eating?   I’ll get to that later… Recently we consulted with a teenage foster child...
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The Skinny on Sugar

Sugar & Healthy Eating Sugar is one of the most talked-about topics in the health industry worldwide. There is constant debate about the role of sugar in causing health problems like obesity, tooth decay and diabetes. All of this conflicting information can be confusing, leaving you with questions such as ‘which sugars are the bad sugars?’...
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Hot Food Trends for 2017

What’s Hot and What’s Not So, it’s the start of the New Year and already millions of people with good intentions to lose weight have fallen off the weight loss train and gone back to their old habits.  It’s the glossy, air-brushed, beautiful promotion of the one size fits all fad diets that inspires the loss...
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Food Challenges

The Truth About Food Challenges Spoiler Alert – Sorry to burst the food challenge bubble but there are a few truths about food challenges that are not reported on in the media.  For those who get queasy talking about bodily functions, vomit and so forth, then it is highly recommended that you leave this page now. ...
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How to Reduce Your Food Miles

How to reduce your carbon footprint and food miles Many of our clients are aware of their environment and make conscious choices to reduce their carbon footprint.  Food miles are a way of measuring how far food has travelled before it reaches your home and the impact that journey has on the environment. This may be...
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Vitamin C

Functions of Vitamin C Vitamin C is one of the better known vitamins with an array of important functions in the diet.   It is needed for normal growth and development and is well known for its antioxidant and immune defence properties helping to reduce the longevity and intensity of cold’s and flu’s.  It also stimulates the...
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Coffee – Nectar of the Gods

Liquid Intelligence, The Elixir of Life, Nectar of the Gods. Whatever you like to call it, most people will know what these names refer to.  The topic of coffee comes up a lot in conversation as a nutritionist and one of the most frequently asked questions is… How much coffee can I drink?  Like many nutritional...
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5 Secrets to Weight Loss

5 Simple tips to help you lose weight Two thirds of Australians are overweight or obese and spend up to $1 Million per day on fad diets that don’t work.  So what are the secrets of those who don’t need to lose weight? 1. Shop with a shopping list.  Those who shop with a shopping list...
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When 100% really means 50%

Food Label Claims Food manufacturers use their packaging as advertising space to try and sell their product….and it can be very misleading.  Take frozen crumbed chicken for example.  Many food manufacturers state that their product is 100% chicken breast.  Now while this may be true, they don’t mention on the front of the box that the...
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The Real Cost of Chocolate

The Real Cost of Chocolate It feels like every year, Easter gets closer.  The supermarkets only just pack up all their Xmas decorations and almost immediately we start seeing Easter displays popping up.  They try to cash in on every dollar of our hard earned money by selling Easter eggs, hot cross buns, fluffy animals etc. Now,...
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Water – An Essential Nutrient

Staying Hydrated If you stop to ask someone in the street how much water they should be drinking on a daily basis, most people will guess about 2 litres.  How much we need is dependent on several factors such as age, gender, genetics, physical activity levels, our diet, where we live, pregnancy and the weather. Water...
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Iodine – Essential for healthy growth

Iodine, Hashimoto’s Disease and Veganism Iodine is one of several nutrients that is seen in deficiency in vegetarians, especially vegans, due to the lack of animal products, primarily fish and seafood, in the diet.  So why is iodine so important and what are some non-animal food sources of iodine?  Not only that… what the heck is Hashimoto’s...
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Is This Food Good or Bad?

A Quick Guide to Reading Food Labels Hippocrates once said: “All things in nutriment are good or bad relatively.” In other words, food eaten in moderation is neither good nor bad for you. Take an apple, for example. Some people like to eat the entire apple-core, pips and all – and while a few pips won’t...
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Virginity and Good Health

Virginity and Good Health Did you know that at the first Olympics, in Greece in 1896, the first prize winners received an olive wreath to wear upon their heads? The olive wreath is still synonymous with the Olympics, however, there is so much more to this humble fruit than decorative head ware. If you are looking...
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The Perfect Hormonal Storm

The relationship between stress and your weight Here are some interesting facts for you • 63% of Australian adults are overweight or obese. • 2 Million Australian adults suffer from anxiety. • 25% of Australian children are overweight or obese. • 1 in 6 Young Australians between the ages of 16-24 suffer from anxiety. • Australians...
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No hard sell and no cookie cutter solutions

We have clients travelling for over three hours to come and see us for a range of dietary and health related conditions.  We also receive referrals from over 150 GP’s and specialists throughout WA for those on health care plans and with more complicated health conditions.

Gastric conditions and diseases are our specialty and we consult with many clients who have suffered for years or decades and sometime their whole life with debilitating symptoms.  Migraines, persistent cough, skin conditions, nerve and pain sensitivity and many other symptoms can be related to diet and food chemicals.  Many of our clients experience relief from symptoms within two weeks following our advice.

However, we see a range of clients ranging in age from toddlers to people in their 90’s for all dietary related health conditions including bariatric surgery, children’s dietary issues, weight loss, diabetes and so much more.

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We share our knowledge and our personal stories to inspire, educate, and motivate you, and show you that being healthy can be simple and fun.

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