malnutrition

Managing Malnutrition

When we picture what healthy eating looks like, for most people it would look like a diet that’s mostly filled with a variety of fruit, vegetables, wholegrains, protein foods, dairy, legumes, nuts and seeds, with some room for fun foods as well. However, health challenges resulting in malnutrition, where energy and protein needs are elevated, […]

collagen breastfeeding

Are collagen supplements safe during breast feeding?

Collagen, which makes up 30% of our total protein mass, is the fibrous structural connective tissue present in ligaments, tendons, cartilage, blood vessels and of course our skin. There are in fact 28 types of collagen! The unfortunate reality is that from the age of 18, the amount of collagen present in our bodies declines […]

seeds

Why are Seeds a Great Addition to Your Diet?

Seeds. Though they be but small, they are mighty.  Seeds are all examples of reproductive components of plants, which we eat as a tasty addition to our food. Seeds are FODMAP friendly and a fabulous way to include a variety of macro and micronutrients into your diet.  They are rich in protein, healthy fats and […]

Collagen, more than just a fad

If you are yet to hear of the benefits of using collagen, chances are you’re someone who isn’t spending a whole lot of time on social media. With many fads, popularity comes and goes (hello coconut oil!). But where there is science, things stick. And luckily enough, when it comes to collagen, the science, whilst […]

Skin Nutrition

When we think of glowing, healthy skin, most of us think a lot about what we put on our skin. But what about skin nutrition? Does what we eat matter? Just as it makes sense that what we put ON our skin impacts our skin health, what we put IN our bodies significantly impacts the […]

Two Days of Serenity

Falling asleep to the sound of… silence. Waking up to birds chirping in the trees, and the sun peaking through the curtains you forgot to close because the only light outside is from the stars… Tick, and tick. Recently my fiancé and I were lucky enough to pack up and leave the craziness of the […]

Gut Goodness Vegan Stirfry

Who else loves a quick and easy weeknight dinner, particularly when you know that what you’re eating is giving you SO MUCH goodness! Try this gut goodness vegan stirfry for a meal that ticks all the boxes! Here’s one of my easy go to options, that is both vegan AND low FODMAP! Why do I […]

Adventures to Picnic Island

How great is travelling? Especially to the epic, most southern state in Australia, Tasmania. I was recently lucky enough to be invited to travel to an island, off an island, off an island… Picnic Island to be exact, off the Eastern coast of Tasmania. Our trip started with a small group meeting a water taxi […]

Garlic infused extra virgin olive oil cured salmon

Have you always thought that curing your own salmon would be super tricky? But did you know that it is actually one of the easiest (and most impressive!) cooking activities you can undertake? After chatting with a great friend recently, I decided it was high time I gave it a crack, and was so happy […]