Lunchbox Inspirations for Back to School

Lunchbox Inspirations for Back to School By Guest Dietitian Dr Joanna McMillan Preparing a lunchbox for your child every school day can feel like Groundhog Day. You feel guilty putting in more or less the same thing, worry over whether it is as nutritious as it should be or perhaps you feel guilty putting in [...]

2018-08-27T02:22:33+00:00Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

Why I love Good Food Karma

Most of us are aware that nutrition is important for our health. We’re bombarded with stories in the media about how much fatter we are getting, how modern diets are slowly killing us, along with compelling advice for the latest fad diet, weight loss secret or superfood that we must eat. Yet amongst all this [...]

2018-08-27T06:30:45+00:00Nutrition Blog|Comments Off on Why I love Good Food Karma

Comparing Breakfast Options

By Guest Dietitian, Dr Joanna McMillan I don’t actually agree with the old adage “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”.  All your meals are important! Ultimately the important thing is to get the nutrients your body needs into you when required, while delivering the appropriate amount of kilojoules to match your energy [...]

2018-08-27T06:31:43+00:00Nutrition Blog|Comments Off on Comparing Breakfast Options

Guide to an Awesome Lunchbox

By Guest Dietitian, Dr Joanna McMillan If you are a parent like me the return to school for the kids also means the daily lunchbox dilemma is upon us again. What can we put in their lunchboxes that will keep them happy while also ticking the nutrition boxes to support their growth and development? To [...]

A Family Friendly Guide to Packing Food for a Road Trip

By Guest Dietitian, Dr Joanna McMillan Aside from “Are we there yet?” my kids’ favourite thing to say when we’re in the car is, “Mum, I’m hungry.”  Not only does sitting in the back of the family car and not being able to move around create stir-crazy kids - it also seems to create kids [...]

Five New Superfoods You Should Know About

By Guest Dietitian, Dr Joanna McMillan The word superfood is thrown around rather arbitrarily these days – with the trouble being that there’s no scientific definition to be found. But generally, the foods we think of as superfoods are those that give us something a little more exceptional than regular foods in the way of [...]

2018-08-27T06:32:51+00:00Health News, Nutrition Blog|Comments Off on Five New Superfoods You Should Know About

How Many Meals Should You Eat a Day?

If you’re feeling a little confused as to how often you should be eating, you’re not alone. The first clue to the answer lies in the word ‘should’: There is no ‘should’. Eating does not come with hard and fast rules – so what works for one person, may not necessarily work for another. Here [...]

2018-08-27T02:51:30+00:00Health News, Nutrition Blog|Comments Off on How Many Meals Should You Eat a Day?

5 Ways to Keep Your Fruit Fresher for Longer

In the second chapter to Dr. Jo’s essential food hacks (in part one, she dished some helpful advice to keeping your vegetables fresher for longer), our guest dietitian and food expert provides five pro-tips to extending the life of your fruit in order to save money and decrease unnecessary waste in the kitchen. 1. Separate [...]

2018-08-27T06:37:50+00:00Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

5 Ways to Keep Your Vegetables Fresher for Longer

By Guest Dietitian, Dr Joanna McMillan One modern-day culinary conundrum is this: we spend a great deal of money on food, and have a habit of throwing a lot of it out. Partly because many foods are partial to ‘going bad’ before we can get a chance to use them in our cooking. But learning how [...]

2018-08-27T06:37:57+00:00Nutrition Blog|1 Comment

1 Ingredient 3 Ways: Pineapple

By Guest Dietitian, Dr Joanna McMillan Fruits are an important source of things your body needs to stay healthy –think vitamin C, fibre and numerous different phytochemicals including antioxidants. They also deliver us a wonderful, all-natural sweet treat that we can enjoy every day. In winter, our fruit intake tends to fall as we seek [...]

2018-08-27T06:38:11+00:00Nutrition Blog|0 Comments
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