Creative Lunchbox Ideas

Creative Lunchbox Ideas

How many times have you been confronted by a lunchbox that needs to be filled, and wondered what on earth to put into it? Or, worse still, one that comes back and has hardly been touched?  Most children leave home early in the morning and only return in the afternoon,...
Fussy Eaters

Fussy Eaters

Children can be very fussy eaters and may refuse food to show independence or just to be able to have control over a small part of their lives or they may be too busy playing and learning to be interested in food. All the great advice about healthy eating and...

National Nutrition Week 2016

Love your beans! The theme for National Nutrition Week 2016 is “Love your beans.”  It is not only beans that we are focusing, but all legumes. Legumes include: Chickpeas Lentils Split peas All beans: green beans, baked beans, kidney beans, pinto beans,...

Gain control over stress eating

Gain Control Over Stress Eating The cycle of stress eating Nutrition and food can be complicated! I find this is especially so when individuals are trying to lose weight because not all foods are nutritious. Foods can be linked to various emotional times throughout...

Super Foods: Eggs

Super Foods: Eggs Egg white vs Egg yolk What is the healthiest part of an egg? Is it the egg yolk or the egg white? Well both are very important. Eggs are seen as a super food for its rich protein and nutritional profile. Yes the yolk does have cholesterol but it does...

Dietary management of Type 2 Diabetes

The sugar in our blood comes mainly from the food we eat. When we eat, our food is digested and released into the blood as simple sugars, amino acids and fatty acids. Glucose is the most common form of sugar that is released into our blood and is responsible for...