August 2014

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    Food Intolerances

    Allergy vs. intolerance – what’s the difference when it comes to food? Susie advises: “While allergies are generally managed in conjunction with medical experts, food intolerances on the other hand can be more difficult to identify and control on a daily basis. The reason being that symptoms may be vague, sporadic and the specific food triggers difficult to recognise.” With this in mind, we asked Susie for her advice on the key symptoms to look out for and the correct time to consult with a medical practitioner.
    Category: Nutrition
    The Best Take Away Options

    How much takeout do you eat each week? Following on from our “better than a takeaway” Chinese chicken and cashew recipe, we decided to do some research of our own and the results were quite startling. For example, according to Choice: “42% of Australians eat out or have takeaway three or more times a week, averaging a whopping spend of $280 per month.” With stats like this in mind, it’s not surprising that regular trips to your local takeaway outlet can have a dramatic impact on our waistlines (not to mention our wallets). The good news however, is that there are healthy options available and we’ve asked our very own Susie Burrell for her expert guidance.
    Category: Nutrition
    Chinese Chicken and Cashew Dish

    Are you a fan of chinese cuisine? If so, you’ll love this simple yet classic “better than a takeaway” Chinese chicken and cashew dish courtesy of guest blogger Helen from Scrummy Lane. Perfect for a guilt-free evening meal, this recipe combines skinless chicken breasts, rice wine vinegar, garlic, ginger, crunchy peppers, onion and cashew nuts with a delicious homemade sauce which includes Helen’s very own secret ingredient! Even better – it’s ready within 30 minutes. 
     
    Category: Recipes
    The Daily Diet Mistakes

    Diet fails… we all have them, right? According to Susie: “It often comes as a surprise to my clients that it’s not the one-off treats, restaurant meals or fast food that sees our diets go off the rails; Rather, it’s the poor dietary habits that become so deeply entrenched that we are not even aware of them.” In this post, Susie explores the top three most common issues that prevent people from reaching their weight-loss goals and offers her solutions to counteract them.
    Category: Nutrition
    Healthy Parents, Healthy Kids

    Healthy kids = happy kids. Parents across Australia know the importance of ensuring their children have a healthy diet and active lifestyle. Today’s fast-paced, convenience-driven society, however, can sometimes lead to unexpected pressures and poor decisions when it comes to our family’s food intake. With this in mind, we asked Susie to share her top five rules for a healthy household, no matter how busy life gets! 
    Category: Nutrition
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