Get Kids Excited About Healthy Eating

Posted on :  September 27, 2022

by Ashleigh FelthamAccredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist Take home message Getting your kids excited about healthy eating. Having them... Read More

Vit A, the Gut Microbiome and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Posted on :  September 21, 2022

If your child has autism spectrum disorder, it is worthwhile consulting an Accredited Practising Dietitian to ensure their diet is balanced and all food groups are included for overall health and function.

Omega-3 Fat Increases Effectiveness of Anti-Depressants

Posted on :  September 15, 2022

This exciting new research provides a strategy to improve the response to anti-depressant medication through a better omega-3 fat index and omega-6 to omega-3 fat ratio present in the blood. The best source of omega 3 is seafood, especially salmon, sardines, mackerel and oysters followed by flaxseeds, chia seeds and walnuts.

Vitamin A and D Reduces Risk of Uterine Fibroids

Posted on :  September 5, 2022

Vitamins A and D can reduce the development of uterine fibroids. These two fat-soluble vitamins play vital roles in the body, such as eye health and optimal immune system function. Include seafood two to three times each week you can help your body to meets its needs for vitamin A and D.

The Importance of Calcium in Pregnancy

Posted on :  August 16, 2022

Consuming enough calcium plays an important role in promoting health and wellbeing through all stages of life, but is especially important during pregnancy.

Nutrient Essentials in a Low Carbohydrate Diet

Posted on :  August 10, 2022

There are several health reasons to follow a low carbohydrate diet. One reason is weight loss. Low carbohydrate diets differ in the levels of carbohydrates considered ideal. There is no universal amount of carbohydrates to classify a diet as low in carbohydrates.

How to Get Your Daily Dose of Magnesium

Posted on :  August 2, 2022

Magnesium is an essential mineral that your body needs for hundreds of functions. Follow a balanced diet to easily meet your daily magnesium needs. Aim to include plenty of seafood and plant-based foods for the benefit of your body.

Iodine may reduce COVID symptoms

Posted on :  July 27, 2022

The need for iodine in our diet is transparently clear and may reduce COVID Symptoms. The known protective methods to help reduce the transmission and severity of symptoms of COVID-19 still stand. This research serves as an additional component to consider and incorporate into your lifestyle, which may add additional protection against the severity of infection and rate of transmission of COVID-19. 

The MIND Diet

Posted on :  July 19, 2022

A whole diet approach to optimise your overall health and wellbeing is key. If you are seeking a whole diet approach that helps promote brain health and reduce your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, it is worth considering the MIND diet.