Merry Christmas everyone!: What special traditions do you have in your family at Christmas? This picture is of a ‘pudding doll’ that has been in my family since colonial times and was always put into the Christmas pudding for some ‘lucky’ (usually youngest) person to receive as a … Read more »

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Nutrition is constantly in the media and as Dietitians we endeavour to monitor scientific change and balance it with practical application and the enjoyment of food.

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8 Healthy tips when making ‘real food’ choices

If we choose a lifestyle where others grow and process our food can we be sure that it is still safe to eat? Find out more. Read more »

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Does your diet tick all the boxes?

Is dieting still fun if it ages you? Find out if your diet ticks all the boxes for your better health and performance. Read more »

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Break free from procrastination for better health

Most of us procrastinate as we seek to prioritise our work, but around 20% of people are chronic procrastinators. Learn how procrastination can endanger your health and the tips we offer to help. Read more »

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10 tips to prevent weight gain in marriage

When couples move in together they set in motion changes to their long-term health. While there are many health benefits of living together managing weight may need extra care and attention Read more »

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Don’t let energy deficiency ruin your health

Energy deficiency is not just a problem of third world countries. It can be found in our hospitals, schools and kindergartens, rest homes and on our sports fields. It can affect over and underweight people.
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Sports supplements should be taken with care

While some supplements are well recognised as being useful to performance others can lead to positive drug testing and disqualification as well as endanger long-term health. Read more »

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Accept responsibility for your own success

When taking on new things it can help to look back at something else in life that you found hard initially, yet achieved. To remind yourself that you are capable of stepping outside your present comfort zone to achieve new things Read more »

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Changing our “weight talk” may bring better health

A child can build their confidence and self esteem if monitoring their growth rate is accompanied by positive health messages about weight, fitness and energy to achieve in life. Read more »

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