Top 10 Superfoods (and 1 superdrink) & what makes them so special.

The term super foods has certainly been bandied around a lot, but what makes a food a superfood? Superfoods are nutrient dense, mostly whole foods that are packed full of  antioxidants, phytochemicals, vitamins & [...]

By |2017-11-22T11:42:14+11:00March 4th, 2015|nutrition|

Should The Food Pyramid Be Tipped On It’s Head?

A couple of nights ago I was making a paper mache peach for my son – he is going as James (aka James and the giant peach) as his ‘bookweek’ character. Whilst I was making the ‘glue’ from white flour and water, I thought of consuming that white starchy goop like many of us do daily in the form of cereals, breads, and pasta. It got me thinking about our current food pyramid model.

By |2018-08-23T13:44:12+11:00November 13th, 2014|nutrition|

Do you have a love affair with Coffee? Your body doesn’t!

Many people have a love love relationship with coffee, and to suggest cutting the stuff out of your diet is often met with expletives and furor. I agree that there is something seductively good about drinking a perfectly brewed cup of coffee, but unfortunately our bodies’ don’t share the love affair. Too much coffee can create wired yet exhausted, jittery and anxious, sleep deprived beings.

By |2019-09-10T11:04:35+11:00October 13th, 2014|nutrition|