By Jaimee Hughes, Accredited Practicing Dietitian We all know that following a nutritious diet is good for our physical health, but did you know that what we choose to eat also has a big impact on our mental wellbeing? Regularly eating whole grains and legumes can reduce our risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease … Continue reading
We’ve been delving into the latest research on whole grains, legumes and mood and the benefits of eating a balanced diet for good mental health. Take a look at our latest hot topic here to find out more.
You can’t have failed to notice the recent media hype given to a group of little grains, commonly referred to as ‘ancient grains’ and which are frequently touted as being considerably more nutritious than traditional grains such as wheat, oats and rye – more than likely to justify their often considerable price tags. These trendy … Continue reading
Sprouted foods have emerged as a major trend over the last few years and based on the steadily growing range of sprouted grain products on supermarket shelves in Australia, this trend is here to stay. But what exactly is a sprouted grain and does it boost the already impressive nutrient profile of a whole grain? … Continue reading
The New Nordic Diet is the latest media trend being touted as the next big thing. But what exactly is it? And why is it so good for you? We’ve taken a look at the latest research so you don’t have to. Read our blog post here for tips on eating Nordic style today!
As the weather starts to cool down, there are few things more nourishing than warming up with delicious comfort food, like a big bowl of homemade soup. Not only is soup a quick, easy and healthy dinner solution, it’s easily reheated for a wholesome lunch the next day – often tasting even better! Or simply … Continue reading
GLNC’s 2018 Grains Audit revealed that almost half the grain foods in Australian supermarkets were a good source of fibre, with between 4-7g per serve! Click here to see the full breakdown for rice, pasta and noodles.
Almost every week we see a new diet being touted as the next big thing. Few diets come out on top, but the New Nordic Diet (New Nordic Diet) is up there along with its close cousin, the Mediterranean diet. We’ve taken a closer look at just why it’s meant to be so good for … Continue reading
by Lisa Sengul It’s that time of year again when the kids are headed back to school and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with the thought of so many lunches to prepare. We’ve got your back this new school year – creating a nutritionally balanced lunchbox doesn’t have to be so stressful. Take a step … Continue reading
Along with the festive season comes the rush to fit in last minute jobs for the year, plus never-ending social catch ups. Not to mention the main event come Christmas Day! To keep you feeling full of energy and armed with some delicious foodie ideas for the holidays, we’ve put together our list of 12 … Continue reading