Although there’s no reason to wait for a new year to start making changes to your diet, now that a new year is upon us, it’s as good an excuse as any! Whether you are just starting out on your better health journey, or are somewhere along the way, you will no doubt be wondering how you can improve your diet and learn more about food. So for the new year, here are 13 inspiring and simple food resolutions for your best eating year yet!
Foods & Nutrition
Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, Easter, Halloween, Valentine’s Day or any other celebratory event, everyone has their own traditions and way of celebrating, but much of it will include a lot of sugar, processed food and alcohol.
Are you getting sick of hearing about gluten yet? Or are you getting sick from eating it? With the gluten-free craze reaching new heights every day, it’s sometimes hard to tell what is breakthrough science and miraculous cures, and what is marketing hype and diet fashion. So here’s what’s really going on with the gluten thing…
If there is one audio program about health that we recommend, this is it. You Are What You Eat Audio Program by Paul Chek. 8 hours of Paul Chek speaking about everything about nutrition that you want to know… and wish you didn’t!
I know I’m not the only one who has had a love affair with ice cream most of my life. The creamy, cold dessert that comes in endless variations of scrumptious flavours is a staple ‘treat’ for many of us. Sadly though, ice cream is not what it used to be. Just like so many other foods which have been completely ruined by mass commercialism and processing…
Considering we are all such a mixture of different gene lines and cultures these days, food affects each one of us in different ways and food intolerances have become more and more common as our bodies attempt to adapt to nutritional and environmental changes. So we decided to do food intolerance testing.
Butcher Andrew Lupton of Brookvale Meats explains why grass-fed meat is superior to grain-fed meats, and how to naturally tenderize the slightly tougher grass-fed meat.
As the internet becomes flooded with recipes for healthy homemade versions of dessert foods, and the shops stock more “healthy” packaged snacks, more parents are using these foods as daily staples with their children. Health-minded mums are the most likely to fall deep into this trap, which seems like such a great alternative at first. If there are only healthy ingredients in these treats, and no nasties in the snacks, what could be wrong with giving them to your kids every day?
If you often complain about or stress over the fact that your child is a picky eater, there is a good chance that it’s partly your fault. I’m not pointing fingers, I’m just saying that much of what our kids like and do is dependent on our own thoughts and actions, so it doesn’t hurt to look at how you have influenced your child’s eating habits.
Sydney butcher Andrew helps us distinguish between the common meat industry terms: free range, free roaming, grass fed, pasture fed and organic. So we know what to look for!