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Our twelve favourite ways with legumes…

To celebrate the humble pulse this World Pulses Day we’ve put together a list of our favourite ways to use beans, peas and lentils… 1. Summer smoothies for breakfast: A healthy breakfast sets you up for a day of healthier eating and on warmer mornings smoothies make the perfect quick and easy option. But have … Continue reading

What’s all the fuss about ancient grains?

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

3 reasons you should be making homemade soup this winter

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

Do it like the Danes this Whole Grain Week!

In Australia, Nordic nations are best known for their chilly climate, flat-pack furniture, and addictive TV crime shows, but why not their whole grain habits? This Whole Grain Week, we’re encouraging you to eat like the Danish – who enjoy more than three times the amount of whole grain than most Aussies! Whole Grain Week … Continue reading

What’s all the fuss about the New Nordic Diet?

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

4 Steps to Creating the Ultimate Sandwich!

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

The Power of a Plant-Based Diet for a Healthy Gut

by Anna Debenham & Alex Parker, The Biting Truth Tired of diets promising health wonders and miracle cures that fail to eventuate? It’s time to say goodbye to the era of ‘low-everything’ diets and make room for the plant-based lifestyle! There is growing evidence of the powers of plant-based diets (i.e. high in fibre, vitamins … Continue reading

Australians Are Falling Short on Cereal Fibre

by Eden Barrett,  Accredited Practising Dietitian and PhD candidate from the University of Wollongong  When we think about the benefits of fibre, we typically think about its role in digestive health and staying regular. While this is certainly one of fibre’s great benefits, there are many more you may be less familiar with. For example, … Continue reading

The First 1,000 Days of Life: The Link Between Nutrition & the Gut Microbiome

by Rebecca Williams, APD The first 1,000 days of life, spanning conception to the age of two, are increasingly being recognised as a critical window where a child’s environment, including the impact of nutrition, can significantly influence their long-term risk of non-communicable disease. So much so that research suggests environmental factors in infancy may have … Continue reading

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