A survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics* revealed that only 87 percent of Australians drank water on the day surveyed; with females aged 31-70 averaging just over a litre of water a day. So, according to the survey even if you are drinking water, chances are, you’re not drinking enough. I hear lots of
It is possible to have healthy meals on the road – making good food choices will help you arrive at your destination feeling fresh and ready to dive into your holiday. Let’s face it, no one wants to arrive at their holiday destination feeling weighed down by heavy food choices. A typical highway roadhouse menu
Lifestyle related diseases are on the rise – are you at risk? Poor food choices are posing a very real threat to our lives and are a recipe for lifestyle-related illnesses. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in Australia and is a factor in 10 per
As a parent it can be hard to encourage kids to eat healthy food, especially when unhealthy choices are so blatantly marketed directly to them. It may seem easier to just give in when kids ask for the unhealthy food advertised, but as with everything in life there are consequences if you take the easy
The aroma of a delicious soup bubbling away on the stove in winter is sure to tempt the taste buds It’s no secret I love soup, in fact, I enjoy it all year round. Homemade soups can use up the limp veggies in the bottom of the fridge to make an economical meal and it’s
13 – 19 May is Food Allergy Week. Did you know that Australia has one of the highest incidences of food allergies in the world? A lot of confusion surrounds food allergy and intolerance with many people thinking it’s the same thing. Let’s look at the difference. To put it simply, food allergies are an
Depending on where you are, it’s school holiday time which means there’s constantly hungry mouths to feed So how do you have healthy holiday food for the kids and still have fun treats? I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that homemade is the best option. This way you know exactly what’s in the
I remember having hungry days where I felt like I could eat the rag out of a doll (that’s Aussie slang for ‘eat everything in sight’)! I felt like I was constantly thinking about food and what I was going to eat next. Here’s what I did to cope…
Much of the traditional Christmas fare is laden with fat. Here’s my guide to healthy Christmas feasting to take the guesswork out of Christmas meal choices.
Traditional party food is often high in fat and adding alcohol to the mix can spell disaster for a slimmer. But celebrating in style doesn’t have to break the calorie bank. It is possible to plan a healthy Christmas party and no one will notice the difference!