What a week on the Mediterranean diet actually looks like

25 August, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

You’ve no doubt heard of its many benefits, but how do you follow the Mediterranean diet? This sample meal plan will help get you started.


10 fruit and veggies that are almost calorie-free

21 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Fruit and veggies are miracle workers when it comes to health and wellbeing – and filling your plate with these low-calories goodies can help shred weight, too.


The resurgence of ancient grains

7 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Ancient grains are back – or did they ever really leave? One thing is for sure – with a greater interest in gut health, people are looking to the past…


Should I be taking magnesium powder?

29 June, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s the nutrient vital for so many systems in our bodies, especially the muscles and nerves – but at least a third of us are magnesium deficient.


The most common questions dietitians are asked

11 June, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

From carbs to cheat days, nutrition experts frequently field these questions about diets, food choices and healthy eating.


10 best sources of protein that don’t contain meat or dairy

2 June, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Protein is a vital nutrient for a host of reasons. And there are plenty of excellent plant-based sources, which is great news for vegans and vegetarians.


Baking for special dietary needs? Try these easy ingredient substitutes

11 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

With these handy swaps, catering for guests with gluten-free, vegan or other dietary requirements can be a breeze.


Foods that can help boost your immune system

26 March, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Forget arming yourself with toilet paper. As coronavirus spreads in Australia, these are the immune-boosting foods that are worth hitting the supermarket for.


Portion sizes: How to plate up the right amount of food

25 February, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

If you’re struggling to manage your weight, it might be a case of how much – rather than what – you’re eating.


Are you giving your kids the best possible lunchbox?

23 February, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Unless you’re a gourmet chef, coming up with easy, healthy and tasty school lunches is no small feat. But kids’ lunchboxes don’t need to be fancy to be healthy.