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  • 50 more ways to eat fruit and vegetables. 😊 ttp://www.healthyfoodguide.com.au/articles/2011/march/50-easy-ways-to-eat-more-fruit-and-vegies

    By | March 1, 2011 | Login to post a comment Add a few of these simple tips to your routine and you’ll easily get your 5+2 a day! Vegies 1.  Serve steak, chicken or fish with a homemade salsa made of diced tomatoes, red onion, capsicum and corn. Add herbs (coriander is great), garlic or lime juice f…
    www.healthyfoodguide.com.auBy | March 1, 2011 | Login to post a comment Add a few of these simple tips to your routine and you’ll easily get your 5+2 a day! Vegies 1.  Serve steak, chicken or fish with a homemade salsa made of diced tomatoes, red onion, capsicum and corn. Add herbs (coriander is great), garlic or lime juice f…

    2014-12-10T01:57:14+0000
  • Who will be good this Christmas? :) Some tips from the DAA to ensure that you don't pack on the pounds over the festive season. A recent study has indicated around 87% of Aussie population see increases in weight and body fat percentages over Dec - Feb. Don't let this this be you :) https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&ei=9zWGVPXGGoeM8QX14YK4Cw&url=http://daa.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/FFTDec14_DAA.pdf&ved=0CCIQFjAA&usg=AFQjCNG_-ViHblQ4cRXmXVQ-5O3jp8xaJQ&sig2=m3GMu8Zj40gH9n0d5tWATQ

  • RUN NEWCASTLE! Got my running shoes on and ready for the 12km. Raising money for the children and adolescent ward at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle :) Such a fantastic cause and a beautiful morning to get out and raise some $$$$
    2014-11-29T20:47:52+0000
  • What are you doing to quench your thirst these hot few days? Before you pop open that can of coke/lemonade/cordial/juice just think how much sugar you are putting in your body. The average intake for sugar in Australia is to have an intake of less than 70g of sugar per day. Some of these drinks below have more than half your intake in one go. Try and opt for mainly water and ice with added sweetness like strawberries, lime and lemon or blended smoothie drinks with more of a vegetable base (carrot, kale, spinach, cucumber, lettuce etc.) in this heat. Boost juice Low fat Smoothie- Strawberry Squeeze Medium 450ml 51g Boost Juice Crush-Mango Tango Medium 450ml 48g Boost Juice Protein smoothie- Weekend Warrior Medium 450ml 31g Lemonade 375ml Can 44g Lipton Iced tea- Peach 375ml 34g Spring Valley Smart water- armourr flavour 300ml 33g Golden circle orange juice 300ml 32g Vitamin water -essential flavour 27g Cottee's Cordial Raspberry flavour 250ml 16g Soda water/water/sparking mineral water 0g Be good! :)

  • DIETITIAN PROFILE KELLY ASHCROFT | VIC Hi my name is Kelly Ashcroft and I am an accredited practising Dietitian currently practising for Menu Concepts in Ballarat. I graduated a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Monash University in 2012, and since then have been working in private practice and community health. I have a passion for working with individuals who need assistance with weight loss, and managing chronic diseases such as high cholesterol, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. I work under the philosophy that for dietary management to be effective it must take into account a person’s lifestyle, preferences and background. There is no “one size fits all” approach to healthy eating, and I always aim to work “with” the client to come up with a plan that is suitable for them and their circumstances. I also have a specialist interest in the management of gastroenterological conditions such as coeliac disease and irritable bowel syndrome. Outside of work I enjoy travelling, reading and baking. For more information regarding booking an appointment please call Eureka Medical Centre in Ballarat on 5309 1111, or see www.menuconcepts.com.au
    2014-11-03T03:30:17+0000
  • Enjoy eating real foods, and lets end the diet wars! Listen to Dr Joanna McMillan discuss why food is more than just nutrients http://youtu.be/fbeFn1Xcqo4
  • Monday Night Night Recipe Time! Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes 12 cookies Ingredients: 1/3 cup coconut flour 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup Natvia sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 whole eggs 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips 1.Preheat your oven to 170C and line a baking sheet with a baking paper. 2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the coconut flour, coconut oil, Natvia, vanilla, and eggs until a uniform batter is created. The batter will start off a bit runny, but will thicken as the coconut flour starts to absorb the moisture. 3. Add in the chocolate chips, and stir to distribute them evenly. (I used Enjoy Life allergen-free mini chocolate chips in this particular batch.) 4. Use a tablespoon to drop the cookie dough onto the lined baking sheet, and use your hands to flatten the cookies. Keep in mind these cookies will NOT spread on their own, so you’ll want to shape them how you’d like them to turn out. 5. Bake at 170 C for 12-14 minutes, until the edges are golden brown. Allow to cool on the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. ENJOY :)
    2014-10-20T09:44:07+0000

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