Waist Measurements: How to Do it Right & What Does it Mean for Your Health?

Waist circumference is a valid measure of fat distribution and disease risk. Taking waist circumference is a simple way to measure health risk for chronic disease in addition to other factors. Fat in the abdominal area is largely visceral fat, deep within the abdominal cavity. Research excess body fat, especially abdominal fat, disrupts the normal …

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Why So Salty?

It’s time to talk about the elephant in the room.The companion that’s always at our dinner table.The hidden component in most of our packaged foods. Salt.Pink Himalayan salt.Table salt.Sea Salt. At the end of the day, it’s all salt. Why should I reduce my salt intake? Most Australians are already having too much salt in …

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Your Guide on What to Eat for Managing Endometriosis

Last week Australia shined a spotlight on International women’s day (Whop Whop!) and with March being National Endometriosis awareness month, we thought we would highlight the ever confusing condition: Endometriosis. This complex condition is poorly understood. With lots of confusion around what you should be eating if you have endo. What’s Endo? According to Endometriosis …

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How to Manage a Poor Appetite & Malnutrition

Meeting nutrient and energy requirements when appetite is low can be difficult and often results in unintentional weight loss. Some reasons appetite may be reduced can be: nausea, medication changes, illness, chewing or swallowing difficulties, depression and anxiety and stress. Eat small amounts regularly Grazing or eating smaller amounts every 2 hours is the best …

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Herb Crusted Salmon

Ingredients 2 salmon fillets 1/4 cup basil leaves 1 cup parsley 1 tsp lemongrass paste 1/4 lemon juice 2 garlic cloves 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tbs honey salt and pepper as desired Method Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celcius combine all ingredients (except the salmon) and blitz with a stick blender or …

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Lamb Koftas Recipe

Ingredients 500g lean lamb mince 1 egg whisked 1/2 cup wholemeal bread crumbs or almond meal 3 cloves garlic crushed 2tsp ground cumin 1tsp ground coriander 1/2 spanish onion finely diced Greek yoghurt and salad of choice to serve Method Heat a large frying pan with olive oil or alternatively, BBQ Combine lamb, onion and …

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Product Review: Macro VEGIE-LISH Vegan Burgers

Product overview: 2 vegan burger patties/ package, coming in Moroccan and Mexican flavours. Nutrition Claims Vegan Very high in fibre Loaded with black beans/corn, jalapeno peppers and paprika (Mexican) Loaded with carrot, chickpeas, zucchini, and spices (Moroccan) 4.5 health stars Nutrition Panel Energy: At 1450kJ (Mexican) and 1170kJ (Moroccan) per serve (1 patty), these are …

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