Health Documentaries

Is it just me! or is there so many documentaries on health and lots of them are pushing a vegan agenda there is nice big list on PETA web site (1). So Netflix has a good variety of health documentaries also FMTV is great (the Netflix for mind body soul) so check them out. I have…

Vegan or Omnivore Part 1: Introduction

Over the next few weeks, I will be posting a group of articles that will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a vegan and omnivore diets. Looking at the possibles effects on health due to the bioavailability of macro nutrients and micro nutrients in both diets. I will aim to take a balanced view and use a variety…

Nutritional Therapy Semester 1

I have made my first steps into a new career.  Footsteps to where? I have just finished my first semester at ION studying nutritional therapy. I had two subjects Nutrition science and principles of nutrition. This was far harder and more time consuming than I thought it was going to be. I had up’s and downs…

Eggs friend or foe ?

  Consider having an egg or two: Is it a dietary demon chock-full of artery-clogging cholesterol, or a perfect food, rich in healthful nutrients? Facts/Myth Well, let have a look at the common misconceptions that keep many people, especially those worried about cholesterol, from eating eggs. In the July issue of the Harvard Heart Letter…

Almonds all good?

    Image thanks to Nuts for life What’s in 30 grammes of almonds? 758kj (the energy of 2 pieces of fruit) 6 grammes of protein (the protein of one egg) 15 grammes of healthy monounsaturated oil (like extra-virgin olive oil) 1 gram of saturated fat 2.6 grammes of fibre (2 slices of mixed grain…

Going Nuts for Nuts

Hi, all this introduction to a few new blogs that will be coming up with nuts as the topic so keep your eyes open. “98% of Australians do not eat a handful of nuts a day and the number one reason is that they are concerned about nuts’ fat content and their potential to cause…

Depression

  HELP!! As someone that has suffered and had family that have suffered from Depression, I would like to share a few thoughts of mine. Depression is one of those things that I don’t want to talk about. I have said very little in past and never really trusted anyone to help me in times of…