Baked choc banana oats

June 26, 2017

We have posted about oats before, but this recipe just takes it to a whole other level of deliciousness. This is the ideal post workout meal for winter, packing a huge nutritional punch with 44g protein, 94g carbohydrate and 15g of fibre. These oats will help you refuel and recovery after a strenuous training session, [...]

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Nutrition for active minds

June 20, 2017

Nutrition for Active Minds It is important for your child to start the day with breakfast as studies have shown that children who don’t have breakfast have trouble concentration in the morning.  Breakfast should ideally include a source of carbohydrate and protein and it is also a good time to try and get a source [...]

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Cramping in a marathon, should I take a magnesium supplement?

June 15, 2017

Cramping in a marathon, should I take a magnesium supplement?   Just when you feel you have done all the work and you are on track for a P.B., BANG, the dreaded calf cramp at the 32km mark of a marathon.  So will taking magnesium prior to the marathon prevent this?  To answer this question [...]

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Kerry’s weekly menu planning

June 12, 2017

It is 2pm on a sunny winters Sunday afternoon.   What would I like to be doing? Curled up on the couch reading a book.   What do I have to do ? Washing, folding, deciding on the weeks menu and then go shopping.   Inspiration for weekly menu?  ABC War on Waste – less [...]

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What’s New in the Supermarket?

June 6, 2017

What’s New? 5 new supermarket products Cauliflower/broccoli ‘rice’: Coles have developed a quick and easy packaged version of cauliflower and broccoli ‘rice’. Why is this so fabulous? It now makes it easier than ever to get in your vegetables as they are pre-washed and food processed into fine pieces ready to cook. This is a [...]

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June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month!

June 6, 2017

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness month- the facts on FIBRE Fibre is made up of the indigestible parts or compounds of plants, which pass relatively unchanged through our stomach and intestines. The main role of fibre is to keep the digestive system healthy, but did you know it can also help with stabilising blood glucose [...]

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Inside Zara’s Recent Half Marathon Experience

June 6, 2017

Inside Zara’s recent half marathon experience Firstly let me clarify, this was NOT my first time running a half marathon and I knew exactly what I signing up for, BUT despite all of this I still experienced bad race day nerves, as I do with most my races. Despite all my training or type of [...]

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Apple pie oats

June 1, 2017

The first day of winter, and what a better time to bring out our favourite hot oats recipes! Oats have to be one of the quickest, most nutritious breakfasts going, and so cheap too! They are that cosy winter warmer, and a good source of fibre to keep you feeling full throughout the morning. You [...]

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Afternoon Snack Attack!

May 23, 2017

3 o’clock-itis is often the time when we all go searching for something sweet. Though do you ever feel like something salty or savoury straight away? Or maybe the other way around, salty then sweet? Afternoon snacks don’t have to be extravagant, you only need a couple of basic pantry items. We have found the [...]

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What’s it like to see a Dietitian?

May 6, 2017

Why? Dietary advice is all around us. It’s on the internet, in books, in commercial ads and on popular television weight-loss shows. But, despite having more access to this information than ever before, our waistlines continue to expand. You don’t wait until all your teeth have rotted to see a dentist, so why wait until [...]

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