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Simple ways to boost nutrition!

It can be downright confusing to know what to eat for optimal health.  We are exposed to a seemingly endless (and sometimes conflicting) stream of “how to eat” advice. Some dietary guidelines can be restrictive, extreme, unattainable or difficult to maintain. And then we’ve to navigate the clever marketing tactics employed by processed food manufacturers, … Continued

Healthier choices when eating out

Eating mostly homemade real, whole foods is one of the best ways to kick the reliance on – and desire for – added sugar. As a bonus, you will feel great for it! Naturally, there will be times when you have less control over the quality of what you eat, be it a work event, … Continued

What to do when you overload on sugar

While a little added or free sugar is okay for most, come the festive season we are often bombarded with excessive offerings of the sugary stuff. In addition to what is already hiding in everyday and seemingly ‘healthy’ foods, at this time of the year – with gatherings, supermarkets, and gifts brimming with sweetened food … Continued

Managing sugar overload this festive season

The festive time of year is synonymous with mountains of food. And often, mountains of sugar. While a little added sugar is okay, it is easy to go overboard! Here are a few ways to manage the intake of added sugar and support your overall health, in order to avoid the post-festivity crash that so … Continued

Quick no-added sugar breakfasts

Whether you eat 15 minutes or several hours after waking, the quality of food you choose to eat for breakfast is important. Why? Breaking the overnight fast with high sugar, low-quality, or ultra-processed foods can adversely impact performance and mood, and increase cravings for less healthy food or drink. And poor breakfast choices day in … Continued

Happy (and healthier) Halloween!

What might be the scariest part of Halloween? That this “trick or treat” occasion is now synonymous with gathering hordes of sugary junk foods. While a little added sugar is okay for most, on special occasion days – such as Halloween – kids can end up with a huge cache and easily overconsume the sweet … Continued

Swapping out kids sugary stuff

  Life is busy. We get it. To get through, it is common to lean on ready-made, packaged foods to feed ourselves and our tribe. While such products are fine in small amounts, we want whole and minimally processed foods to make up the majority of the diet. The reality is, despite fancy packaging and hyper-appealing … Continued

Health benefits of reducing added sugar

There are various concerns for health following excessive and persistent added sugar consumption. In That Sugar Film, we saw the effect it had on Damon in as little as 60 days, and that was consuming seemingly “healthy” foods! The risk for developing such health conditions, including excessive weight gain, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and more, … Continued

Sugar swaps!

Sugar is added to a lot of our everyday packaged food and drink. This includes seemingly healthy foods, such as muesli bars, fruit-flavoured yoghurt and store-bought muffins, and those convenient foods we turn to when low on time and energy, such as instant soup and cereal. Without the need to whip up elaborate meals throughout … Continued

How to read labels for added sugar

Most Aussies are consuming too much added and free sugar. Recommendations are to limit daily intake to 6 teaspoons (25g), yet some are having at least 38 teaspoons of free sugars per day! Too much added and free sugar can lead to short- and long-term health concerns, so it is important to keep intake in … Continued

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