The Mathematics of Eating

This post focuses on the best way to achieve your dietary goals by managing the proportions of nutrients you consume. Generally we recommend to follow the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating (AGHE) for better understanding the balance of food groups the average healthy person needs each day. This guide focuses Read More

Discretionary Foods

Many people are aware that foods high in sugar, salt and fat are not good for the body. It is confusing to understand just how much of these “extra” foods is considered ok to eat. On a daily basis, it is ideal for most Australians to be consuming 2 serves Read More

Dietitian or Nutritionist

Many people ask me what the difference is between a nutritionist and a dietitian. This can be confusing but it is important to know the difference especially if you are seeking nutritional assistance. Both dietitians and nutritionists are concerned with the use of diet and nutrition for maintaining good health. Read More

Fat Cells & Weight

Our body burns energy in 3 main ways: 1) Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), 2) Physical Activity (PA), 3) Thermic Effect of Food (TEF). BMR is the energy that the body burns while undertaking normal processes such as breathing, sleeping and cellular activities. PA is the energy that the body burns Read More