Food & Nutrition

Why you need to eat leafy greens (and how!) Posted on 14/11/2018 | No Comments

One of the most common food groups omitted from a patient’s food diary is that of leafy greens. Leafy greens are an incredible source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and in my opinion, out rank any of the pre-packaged superfoods on the market. Want to know why these should be added to your diet? And…

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Why I don’t use Nuttelex & Other Dairy Free Spreads Posted on 14/09/2018 | 6 Comments

For one reason or another dairy free spreads like that of Nuttelex, seem to be marketed as the healthy alternative to margarine. I’m not entirely sure why, perhaps¬†it’s the name? Maybe consumers believe that Nuttelex implies that it contains nuts? Funnily enough, it doesn’t, so let’s unpack it some more.¬† NOTE: Before we delve in,…

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IN THE NEWS: The Issue with Australian Honey Posted on 04/09/2018 | No Comments

Even one of nature’s purest substances isn’t immune to dodgy labelling. A recent report has shown that a number of brands available on Australian supermarket shelves, weren’t 100% honey. So what was it? And how do we know what we’re getting?

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How We Got Sucked In by the Marketing Hype… Posted on 06/08/2018 | No Comments

Yesterday I was introduced to a gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free dessert that was made using 100% real Aussie fruit. Unfortunately, I’m not talking about frozen banana blended up in your food processor, there’s a new product about to hit the market and it sucked us in. What you need to know is up on the blog!

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Why I don’t eat Margarine Posted on 05/07/2018 | 4 Comments

Like many Australian families, my parents were led to believe that margarine was a much healthier alternative to butter. Doing what they thought was was the right thing, they jumped on the margarine band-wagon, as did their parents, and we enjoyed it here and there as kids. This all changed when I was about 10 years old and to this day, I cannot thank my mum enough.

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Matcha Recipes Posted on 23/02/2018 | No Comments

This week I spoke about all about Matcha and it’s health benefits. You might say well that’s all well and good Alyse, but how do I incorporate it into my life? The internet is full of Matcha recipes, but today, I show case some of the very best… Now, before I get started. Please read…

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What is Matcha? Is it better than Coffee? Posted on 21/02/2018 | No Comments

What is Matcha? Is it better than coffee? Are there any health benefits? How many Matcha’s can I have? Should I drink Matcha with caution? These are questions I get asked a lot, so today on the blog, I’ve decided to explain. WHAT IS MATCHA? If you’ve scrolled through Instagram, you’ll be aware that Matcha…

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