It’s National Diabetes Week here in Australia for 2018. The theme this year is “It’s About Time”, which aims to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and early treatment for all types of diabetes.  Too many Australians are being diagnosed with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes
For those of you following along on my social media (Facebook; Instagram) you will know I recently spent some time at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH) Allergy Unit in Sydney.  I was fortunate enough to spend time in both their adult and paediatric clinics, observing patients with food allergies
I don’t like the word “superfood”. It implies there are some foods that are far more beneficial for your health than others. The reality is, less than 4% of Australians are eating the recommended amount of vegetables every day, and for those aged 18 years and younger this number drops
It’s something I do every week. Honestly, I’d be lost without it. It saves my sanity when my children start whinging at that critical 4pm “tired/cranky/hungry/I need attention/I want attention/I demand attention” time! The other really great benefit is that when I go to the shops I have an exact list of
A topic which comes up a lot especially more so during the summer months is detox diets or “juice cleanses”. The main problem I have with them are they are advertised as a “wonder product” that coerces people into thinking their body actually needs them to function, because without them

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