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Kate Bennett, KB Nutrition Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Accredited Exercise Physiologist M. Nut and Diet, B. Ex Phys

The foods you should be eating at this time of year!

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Christmas is upon us and so often you read about what not to eat or how to moderate your eating, or how to beat the weight gain post Christmas (yes we will likely cover those things too). What you don’t see as much of is what you SHOULD be eating to help survive the festive […]

10 Tips to tackle Christmas party temptations

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With so many parties and social events during this time of year it can be easy to let your food and exercise routine slip a little and the kilos seem to slowly creep on. So how does a nutritionist get through this time of year and maintain their weight? Read on to find out the […]

Do you really need that protein shake?

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Marketing is a wonderful thing! Companies employ many tactics to help you think you need their products, as they are the best things for you. Supplement companies have nailed this, especially when it comes to protein shakes. They promise the world and we all believe they are going to be good for us before or […]

Afternoon treats

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Afternoon can go a few ways– so frantic you don’t have time to think about anything exceptbut the children or the deadline you need to meet by the end of the day. Perhaps you find yourself at your desk yawning for no reason waiting the day to be over, even though there is a pile […]

Fun ways to use pumpkin this Halloween

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We are not in America, and trick or treating may not be your thing, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun in the kitchen around Halloween. The golden nugget pumpkin is the closest thing we have to the large American style pumpkin, only a little smaller.They  still make great decorations, and they have […]

Are you self-sabotaging your healthy meals?

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You’ve started exercising more and have been taking the time to plan your meals so you eat better and are including plenty of vegetables, but you’re still not seeing weight loss results… what is going wrong? It is fantastic you are cooking and preparing meals, but there are a few things you could be doing […]

What is intermittent fasting?

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Intermittent fasting is an umbrella term for diets that promote cycles of fasting followed by period of eating regularly. The most popular and well known is likely the 5:2 diet. Now the great benefit to this is it does not tell you what you can and cannot eat. There are no restrictions on the type […]

What you should know about the Atkins Diet

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Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been having a closer look at the fad diet. Are they any good? What are the long term effects? The Atkins diet has been one of the most hotly debated diets over the years. Former Melrose Place and Ally McBeal star Courtney Thorne-Smith was a spokesperson for the […]

Is the Keto diet right for you?

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This month we have been looking at fad diets. Last week we took a closer look at the Paelo diet, essentially existing a on food groups like Cavemen would have eaten. This week we are looking at the Ketogenic diet (Keto for short). You may have seen your Facebook advertisements or friends touting the wonders […]