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it’s A No Grainer

Gluten free Thai food by a no grainer

Having spent over six weeks in Thailand (with more planned) I feel fairly confident in giving my readers some tips on how to find good gluten free Thai food. In this post I cover the basics of...
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Micronutrients: nutrition basics you need to know

Micronutrients are the essential minerals and vitamins required by your body to perform all of its functions from breathing to hormone production. When we have even a small nutrient deficiency it can result in a host of issues.
Learn how to maximise nutrient consumption in your food in this explanatory article.

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Calories: nutrition basics you need to know

Weight management is far more complex than a simple calories in = calories out equation. You can’t out think your body, you need to work with its hormones. Today we look at one of the very basics of diet and weight loss.
Starting with calories, we examine nutrition basics over three articles to help you.

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How to properly prepare your body for a detox

A huge number of toxins are processed by the digestive system and eliminated as waste products. Due to the digestive system’s role as a major detoxification path, it is critical that it is working...
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Real facts about detox: part I

What is detoxification? Detoxification is the way that our bodies heal and repair themselves. As chemical organisms, detoxification is the natural process by which our body removes toxins that can...
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Could leaky gut be the root cause of autoimmune disease?

The last few years have seen a marked paradigm shift in the way that medicine views the link between digestion and health. Gradually we are realising just how critical gut health is to our immune...
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Low-fat diets will negatively effect every cell in your body. Here’s why

Fats are essential to human health at every level beginning at a cellular base; however, decades of misinformation regarding the healthfulness of fat has meant that many people actively avoid...
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Gluten free Thai food by a no grainer

Having spent over six weeks in Thailand (with more planned) I feel fairly confident in giving my...
Read More

Micronutrients: nutrition basics you need to know

In the previous articles on "nutrition basics you must understand" we looked at calories and...
Read More

Calories: nutrition basics you need to know

There is so much information about nutrition out there that things can get very confusing. It...
Read More

How to properly prepare your body for a detox

A huge number of toxins are processed by the digestive system and eliminated as waste products....
Read More

Real facts about detox: part I

What is detoxification? Detoxification is the way that our bodies heal and repair themselves. As...
Read More

Could leaky gut be the root cause of autoimmune disease?

The last few years have seen a marked paradigm shift in the way that medicine views the link...
Read More

Low-fat diets will negatively effect every cell in your body. Here’s why

Fats are essential to human health at every level beginning at a cellular base; however, decades...
Read More

Nutritional therapy

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Good nutrition starts with real food

Understand why grains are not a health food and why we don’t need to be scared of fat. Calories and nutrients broken down to help you make informed choices.

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Create nutrient dense food

Put your new nutrition knowledge into practice with my easy, nutritious and grain free recipes.

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Stay well while you travel, naturally

Travel can be difficult at the best of times. Food intolerances only add to the challenge. Find my tips for travel in parts of Asia here.

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I’m a nutritional therapist in training.

I can help you nourish yourself well using whole foods. Get in touch to arrange a free fifteen minute consultation.

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"Whole grains are healthy. Fat makes you fat. Cholesterol will kill me."

Let’s debunk the nutrition myths that are preventing us from eating REAL FOOD.

Let’s debunk the nutrition myths that are preventing us from eating REAL FOOD.

Latest recipes

Roast vegetable, caramelised onion and goats cheese salad

My simple recipe to create an impressive roast vegetable salad with goats cheese and an exciting twist of caramelised onions. Everyone will be impressed with this tasty meal that is full of flavour and quality nutrition.
During the holiday period in Australia roast vegetables are one of my go-to dishes to contribute to a dinner party and serve guests in my own home. This means that I always have something on hand to throw into a salad and create a brand new meal or side dish. Create this out of any leftovers or quickly whip it up from scratch.

Beef dripping potatoes

When I make roast potatoes for other people I am invariably asked “how do these taste so good?” – my secret is beef dripping. Using animal fats in your cooking is an excellent choice for your health and will add amazing flavour to any dish you’re making.

Roast pumpkin and goat cheese salad

This is a delicious, easy and filling salad. I love it for lunch or as an accompaniment to meat or fish at dinner. 10 minutes prepation 30 minutes cooking 4 servings Ingredients 1/2 pumpkin (any type), chopped into inch cubes 1 sweet potato, chopped into cm cubes 1...

Recent nutrition articles

Distilled water and hydration

Hydration is critical to good health and supports a huge number of bodily functions. However, hydration is more complex than simply drinking water. In addition to H2O our bodies require the right balance of electrolytes to adequately absorb and utilise fluid in our...

The truth about heartburn

The current paradigm is wrong!  It is common knowledge that if you experience heartburn (a burning sensation in the oesophagus), then you should take an antacid. If the problem becomes ongoing then a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) might be a good solution. This logic is...

Digestion I: the key to good health

It might seem obvious and straight-forward, but digestion is one of the most basic foundations of good health. This incredible process, through which our body extracts nutrients from food, is responsible for sustaining our very survival. Digestion is a series of...

Understanding cooking fats

For at least two - three generations we've been told to steer clear of saturated fat because it causes heart disease. This has pushed many people toward using polyunsaturated fats such as vegetable and seed oils as an alternative. But you need to ask yourself two...

Stop counting calories

Most of us who have embarked been on a weight loss quest have probably been conscious of calories. While it is good to take notice of what you put into your body for health purposes, focusing on calories is not a healthy or useful way to go about...

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