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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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Chicken & Tomato Gnocchi Bake

Save this super easy throw together meal that is great for familys Ingredients• 500g bag of gnocchi•Large jar of passata sauce (I use the Italian herbs version)•2 cups any mixed veg, I used red onion, cauliflower, pumpkin, zucchini, capsicum, carrot• 1 large chicken breast• 2 rashers of short-cut bacon• I cup shredded cheese Method ~ …

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Managing Constipation

Constipation is a common problem that affects around 1 in 7 people. Constipation is the passing of hard, dry bowel motions (stools) that may be infrequent or difficult to pass. The most common causes of constipation include a change in routine, medications, not enough fibre in the diet, not enough fluids, and a lack of …

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High Fibre Choc Brownies

Ingredients 400g tinned black beans, drained and rinsed well 1 cup whole rolled oats 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips, plus another 1/4 cup to top 1 large egg 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tbsp brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking powder Pinch …

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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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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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Mexican Prawn Bowl Recipe

Ingredients 6 green raw prawns (de-shelled) 1 corn cob, cobs removed  1 small potato, cut into cubes  6 cherry tomatoes handful of parsley  1 clove of garlic crushed  1 spring onion, sliced thinly  2 tsp smoked paprika  2 tsp ground cumin  1/2 tsp chili flakes  1 lemon, juiced  salt & pepper  olive oil Method 1. Marinate the …

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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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The Volumetrics Diet

The Volumetrics diet is based on the concept of eating larger portions of foods that are low in kilojoules and water and are high in fibre- leading to a longer lasting feeling of fullness. The principle behind this is not new and dietitians have been bulking-out meals with low kJ vegetables and snacks in their …

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