Category Archives: Health Eating

How to avoid bloating

Feeling bloated? Healthy gut bacteria is KEY to avoiding a bloated stomach.   Fix: Probiotics (lactobacillus acidophilus/bifidobacterium) Healthy gut bacteria are essential in helping the body to fight viruses and infection as well as absorb nutrients from our foods and prevent allergies. Regular antibiotic use, alcohol and caffeine consumption, and diets high in processed foods all contribute […]

The TRUTH about muesli

Mueslis can be packed full of healthy goodness or full of hidden fat and energy. Hannah Blamey sorts the best from the worst.   Misunderstandings are rife when it comes to muesli, says Kate Deppeler, a spokesperson for the Dietitian’s Association of Australia. While muesli is often packed full of healthy goodness, muesli types vary widely in fat and energy content, with some […]

Breakfast ideas – stay fuller for longer

Crashing and burning by 10.30am, even with a belly full of breakfast? You’re choosing the wrong foods! According to world renowned integrative doctor Frank Lipman MD, the problem is that standard breakfast fare like a bowl of cereal or a bagel with cream cheese is nutritionally bankrupt. His perfect brekkie includes healthy fats and protein, […]

yoga for a flat tummy

How to boost your metabolism Want a faster metabolism? You need to ensure your digestive system gets the right nutrients. Digestion and metabolism are not one and the same, but they certainly need to work together for optimal workout benefits. Digestion involves the breaking down of food and distributing nutrients throughout the body while at the same time getting rid […]