Category: Nutrition

5 steps to a lower GI diet

5 steps to a lower GI diet The glycemic index (GI) is a ranking of foods based on how fast those carbohydrates hit the bloodstream. What is the GI? GI stands for Glycemic Index, where ‘glycemic’ is simply the scientific word for glucose (sugar) in the blood. All of the carbohydrates we eat, including starch [...]
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My TOP TIPS for surviving the Silly Season

Did you know that most people actually put on 5-10 kg every Christmas that they never lose.  So to avoid that happening to you, you can follow the simple steps laid out below for the 12 days of the Christmas, New Year celebration. In General Keep up your training, homework & healthy eating routine Plan […]

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Nutritionist’s top 5 tips for managing hay fever naturally

How about all this wind! I was in the city last week and it was literally raining pollen. Melbourne city and inner city suburbs are lined with the beautiful Plane trees which go to fruit in the spring months. It is these little spiky ‘fruit’ balls that easily break apart and release fluffy pollen like […]

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So is it the Chicken or the Egg?

Easter is a special time of year for most of us.  Whether you celebrate for spiritual or recreational reasons, it’s a nice point early in the year (very early this year) to take stock of how we are tracking with our goals. You see, “checking in” as I call it, is just as important as setting […]

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