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The Low-Down on Breaking Wind

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Farts (i.e. gas, breaking wind, flatus, flatulence, booty bombs ha-ha) are the passing of gas from the digestive system out through the back passage. Some people only pass gas a few times per day, while for others it might be anywhere from 10-30 times per day. Sometimes you might not even notice it! Excess gas […]

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Eat the Whole Grain

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Do you eat the recommended 48g of wholegrain per day? If you answered no (or more likely ‘I don’t know’), you’re not alone – a huge 70% of Australians fall short. This is far from ideal,  given wholegrain intake is associated with a reduced risk of cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. A […]

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Stress and Your Gut Symptoms

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As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds it’s not surprising that people are feeling a wide range of thoughts and feelings – including uncertainty, overwhelm, stress and anxiety. It is for this reason that we wanted to share some insight into mood disorders and gut symptoms. Chances are, if you have any history of gut issues whatsoever, […]

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Nutrition, Movement & COVID-19

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Progress > Perfection: If you’re a perfectionistic, a black-and-white or all-or-nothing thinker when it comes to nutrition and movement, the disruption to routine and anxiety caused by COVID-19 is going to be tough. Even more so if you had a big nutrition and/or fitness goal beforehand. Use this time to focus on what you can […]

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Coronavirus – Effects on your Nutrition

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Today, I really wanted to share some thoughts on how the coronavirus pandemic may be effecting your day to day nutrition and some things you may be able to do to overcome these. I hope you find it useful. In times where life is a little stressful and crazy, I think it is so important […]

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Minimal Prep Meals

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There are times when getting a meal on the table just seems like a huge, insurmountable effort… am I right? It is often all too easy to grab some take away on the way home from work, grab some lunch out while you’re doing your chores or eat toast (any time of day!). And while […]

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Nutrition and MTHFR Mutation

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MTHFR Mutation

I recently encountered a client with an ‘MTHFR gene mutation’ – a genetic condition that affects up to 30-50% of our population. Chances are – if you DO have it – you don’t know. This isn’t necessarily a problem – as the mutation comes with different degrees of severity. What is MTHFR all about? MTHFR […]