10 ways to ditch the Summer diet for good

Posted by thesportydietitian on  January 14, 2020
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I call January ‘diet month’.  I speak to people every day who are always on and off a restrictive weight loss plan in the hope of losing weight. Sometimes the weight comes off but it is often regained (and often they regain more than before). In fact, science says these people regain most of their weight within 2-3 years. I see this time and time again. Sadly, people who diet often feel they have failed

Three things every gym junkie should know about protein

Posted by admin on  September 26, 2019
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Category: Fitness
Can’t afford $100 for a tub of the latest protein powder? As a Sports Dietitian I’m here to say it’s ok to say no whey! I’ve got five proven ways you can optimise your recovery and muscle growth without blowing your budget. Did I mention it also means you can spend more money on other cool sporty things like workout clothes and new trainers? Slow and steady wins the race. What many people don’t know

My 5 tips for choosing yoghurt

Posted by admin on  September 23, 2019
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Gone were the days when you had only a handful of yoghurts to choose from. I just searched ‘Yoghurt’ during my online grocery shop and it came up with 288 products! It’s no wonder why my clients always ask me how to pick a healthy yoghurt.Here are my five top tips for choosing the best yoghurt:Taste!Yoghurt can be such an amazing and regular part of our diets. In order to eat it regularly, we have

5 food lessons from Winnie the Pooh

Posted by admin on  September 23, 2019
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Category: Food
Winnie the Pooh was one of my favourite characters when I was a kid. His fun, lovable and simple character always put a smile on my face. Last week, I was looking through my bookshelf and came across my beloved book. And to my surprise, I think he was much wiser than I gave him credit for. Maybe this is how my joy of food started… ‘It is more fun to talk with someone who

Five tips to fuel your Canberra Times Fun Run

Posted by admin on  September 22, 2019
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I competed in my first 10km Canberra Times Fun Run when I was 13 years old. I won’t be there this year (as I have a four month old baby and many more core strengthening exercises to do) but I will be there in spirit. So here are my top tips to help you get that PB! Down your dinner Most runners I work with put a lot of thought and planning into race day