7 Tips for Holiday Eating – Keeping Healthy with Kids

Holidays can be a tricky time for parents when it comes to feeding children. Routines and environments change so this may require new feeding decisions to be made. Even though eating is a habitual behaviour, holidays can change the food choices made. Sometimes there’s a lapse in routine and tiredness sets in, resulting in food… Continue reading 7 Tips for Holiday Eating – Keeping Healthy with Kids

Learning to Change Your Eating Habits

Change is hard! When we think about dietary changes we usually go down the road of an overhaul. This may be a meal plan, a 12 week challenge or eating less and moving more. While it’s a positive move to prioritise your health, you usually bite off more than you can chew! (Laugh here!) The… Continue reading Learning to Change Your Eating Habits

Total Body Mass vs Body Weight

First let’s do some Maths literacy and look at defining ‘mass, weight and matter’. Mass is the quantity of matter of an object. Matter is anything that takes up space by having volume. Weight is how heavy something is, so the amount of force that acts on the mass. The human body is made up… Continue reading Total Body Mass vs Body Weight


I’ve learnt... My first year as a nutritionist and my 22nd year as a teacher and what a year it has been!  I've learnt so much about myself and the new world in which I’ve immersed myself in. This year I have worked in so many different teaching roles and managed to write a business plan,… Continue reading 2017 IN REVIEW

Why it’s not always nutrition?

Great! I got you in with the headline! Keep reading and I’ll get to the point pretty quickly! These days all you seem to see on social media is that food is our medicine, a magic potion being a cure for all kinds of diseases and ailments, yet it’s also spruiked as our poison. Then… Continue reading Why it’s not always nutrition?

Body Love

'Body Love' is a big driver of the body image movement. This is something that has captured my attention upon graduating from my nutrition course last year. The first realisation for me was when I started to find the before and after pictures on social media a little disturbing. This was mainly because many of… Continue reading Body Love