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Hunger and you: why this often pesky feeling is nothing to fear

By On December 21, 2016

It’s 3pm. Your stomach is rumbling. You can’t concentrate and you’re a little grumpy. You’re hungry. You bought some veggie sticks and dip with you, but you are ravenous and you know… Read More


Who knew I would talk so much about Number 2s?

By On November 14, 2016

While I was a student dietitian there were certainly moments that I caught myself reflecting, as all good students do, on how unprepared I was for certain situations on placement. On how… Read More

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Cake is not bad, and kale is not good.

By On September 2, 2016

“I’ve been so good today, I totally deserve dessert tonight” “I know it’s naughty, but that cake looks so good and I just want a piece” “I just love my food too… Read More


Why I drink Milk

By On August 22, 2016

A couple of months ago I explored my decision to not eat organic foods and boy did that article take off! And since recent reports have highlighted how few Australians consume dairy… Read More

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You’re a student dietitian and you’re eating that processed c**p?!?

By On August 1, 2016

A few months ago I wrote about how a commonly used logical fallacy might be tricking you into going on a diet. Today, I’m going to explore how another logical fallacy might… Read More


Sorry Freelee, but you’re wrong about periods

By On May 13, 2016

Freelee the Banana girl has been in the news again for all the wrong reasons. Freelee the Banana Girl is an internet health guru who is famous for her low fat, high… Read More


Why I don’t eat organic

By On April 4, 2016

I have a dirty little secret: I don’t eat organic foods. I’m often judged when I make this confession and I feel like it’s turned into a little chip on my shoulder.… Read More

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Fats – not necessarily the miracle they are made out to be

By On March 14, 2016

Fats are essential for good health. They play important roles in maintaining cell membrane structure and producing nerve cells and certain hormones.[1]Martini F., Nath J.L., Bartholomew E.F. Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology. San… Read More

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Logical Fallacies and Diets – Are you being tricked?

By On January 11, 2016

Don’t follow Paleo? Your diet is probably full of processed junk. Or at least that is the logic that Paleo proponents employ to make you think you need to buy special books… Read More

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What Does ‘Refined Sugar Free’ Mean?

By On December 7, 2015

Friend: “You should totally have one of these bars I made. They’re refined sugar free!” Me: “What’s in them?” Friend: “Nuts, maple syrup, coconut oil…” Me: …… Refined sugar has been named… Read More