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June 20, 2020

Dinner – sharing the (no added sugar) love

However, an often overlooked – yet important – component of the food experience is how we eat it. Is it rushed and on-the-go? Has it been prepared with care and love? Is it shared with those you care about? Dinner is a perfect opportunity to enjoy a homemade meal slowly and at the table with … Continued
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June 8, 2020

Snack mindfully

Mid-afternoon is here and the chocolate craving steam train is ready to steer you toward your nearest 7-Eleven. Despite all your best intentions, you jump on board, and for a moment you feel the energy-slump lift, only to slump again shortly after. Sustaining energy throughout a day can be a challenge. We have demanding lives … Continued
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June 6, 2020

Tips for a healthy lunch!

For big and little kids alike, getting prepared with a wholesome, healthy lunch can be time-consuming, difficult to plan, or require a level of creativity we are sometimes too weary to get our head around. Buying out all the time means we have little control over the ingredients or the way it is prepared or … Continued
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May 30, 2020

Let’s talk breakfast

We have long been encouraged to fuel up at breakfast. Yet, research sits on both sides of the fence as to whether breakfast is the most important meal of the day, or whether we ‘need’ to eat anything at all. Have you taken notice of how you feel when you skip on the morning feed? … Continued
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May 20, 2020

Top tips for reducing added sugar

Tucking into a tub of Häagen-Dazs, a packet of Skittles or a slice of Aunty Val’s pav, one is fully aware they are being served up some added sugar. However, excess sweet stuff can creep into our seemingly healthy, everyday foods without us even realising! As a result, the average Australian is over-consuming free and added sugars, … Continued
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April 15, 2020

No added sugar party bags!

It’s party time! And along with pass-the-parcel, treasure hunts and birthday candles, a party bag souvenir of the fun-times had is a common feature. Often filled with an assortment of Chupa Chups, Jelly Babies, Cadbury Favourites and the like, this additional serve of sugar may be overload following an event that typically entails birthday cake … Continued
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April 1, 2020

No added sugar Easter alternatives!

Easter is here, friends! And with it, aisles of coloured foil and bunny-themed sugar-laden sweets. It is a festive time of year, and a chocolate Easter egg for the kids as part of the fun can be okay. What we don’t need is our kids partaking in a mountain of chocolate and other sugared-up foods, … Continued
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March 23, 2020

Less sugar and more real food to boost the immune system

Too much added sugar is not great for health. This is widely accepted. The question is, how might excess added sugar intake impact the immune system? Sugar and the immune system Past research indicates immune system activity is suppressed following the consumption of free sugars, particularly fructose (though some scientists feel more studies in humans … Continued
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March 11, 2020

No added sugar birthday party food!

A celebratory cake is likely to contain some sweet stuff, and the occasional slice for most is perfectly okay! However, adding to that the sugary foods typically found at a kid’s birthday party can result in sugar overload. Here we have a selection of no added sugar food and drink ideas perfect for a party, … Continued
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February 25, 2020

The coconut water craze

What do many health-conscious celebs and sports stars drink to hydrate? Coconut water. On-trend for several years, it has been called Mother Nature’s ‘Gatorade’. The drupe’s water contains an array of compounds that provide the touted health benefits we keep hearing about. This includes vitamins, minerals, and inorganic ions (that help replace excreted electrolytes), as … Continued
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January 31, 2020

Good value foods with a powerful nutritional punch

Eating healthy can seem, and sometimes can be, more expensive. However, choosing real whole foods over sugar-laden, heavily processed packaged or junk food whenever possible, you are investing in your health – short and long term. That’s a great thing, right? Here are some good value foods that pack a nutritional punch, but won’t break … Continued
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January 27, 2020

Low-sugar lunch box

Whether at the workplace or school canteen, lunch can often be the meal we buy on the run or piece together with various packets of heavily processed, pre-made, instant foods. Yet buying out all the time can be expensive and along with pre-made foods, these are often higher in added sugar, salt, and the not-so-great … Continued
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