health

Giving kids nutrition from every food group

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The Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend that adults and children enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods every day from the five food groups. Children develop their attitudes to food at an early age, and it’s important for parents to model healthy eating habits and an appreciation for fresh, nutritious foods….

emotional eating

7 ways to stop emotional eating

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Emotional eating is a fact of life these days. Our bodies have become too familiar with the abundance of yummy foods, and most of us have lost the ability to eat only when we are physically hungry. Think about it… When was the last time you felt truly hungry? When…

healthy eating plan

12 ways to kick start a healthy eating plan

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Ahh, New Year, new beginnings. Is it just me, or does pretty much everyone talk about becoming healthier as a New Years’ Resolution? There aren’t too many people who haven’t made some kind of declaration in the weeks after Christmas that they’re going to “lose weight”, “get fit” and “eat better”. If your…

Nanna nap

Why you need a Nanna Nap now!

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Sleeping has got to be my favourite past time. And how good is a Nanna nap? I hate to think how many hours sleep I have lost since having kids… I haven’t needed an alarm clock since my eldest was born almost 10 years ago, and I haven’t been able to…