Candida Diet

Candida albicans is a yeast which lives in 90-98 per cent of humans. Yeasts, related to moulds and fungi, prefer to live in a warm, dark and moist environment, so the intestines, vagina and even between soggy toes make i..

Coeliac Disease - Diet and Diagnosis

Coeliac (pronounced ‘see-lee-ak’) disease, was not identified until 1950, even though the symptoms had been observed for many years. It is an intolerance to alpha-gliadin, a component of gluten which in turn is a protein..

Dairy Free Eating

While many people are quite comfortable including milk products in their diets, it is not uncommon for some people to develop an allergy or intolerance to milk. These allergies and intolerances are primarily to cow’s mil..

Gluten Free Eating

Gluten is a little protein molecule that is found in some grains, including wheat. For some people gluten is a big problem as it sparks off an intolerant or allergic reaction. Some people have Coeliac Disea..

Guidelines for Healthy Eating

A healthy diet provides your body with all the nutrients it needs to function: protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals. Rather than being a limited and boring way of eating this actually means choosing from a..

Immune Boosters

It’s coming into winter and you want to avoid having the flu lurgy over the cold months, maybe you’ve got a bug you just can’t shake, or maybe you just keep on getting sick over and over and over again, and it’s becoming..

Iron - The Facts

Iron deficiency anaemia is the most common nutritional deficiency in Australia. Women are most at risk during their reproductive years, as iron is lost in blood during menstruation. Each person needs approximately 2mg..

Low Starch Eating Plan

Maintaining or losing weight is a concern for many people. Quick fix diets don’t work. Studies have found that over 95% of dieters who lose weight, will regain the lost kilograms plus extra within one year. ..

Protein - The Facts

Protein is everywhere in the body. It’s one of the main substances we are made of. Protein forms skin, muscles, nails, hair, body organs (the heart, liver, kidneys etc.). Even our bones are made of a protei..

Wheat Free Eating

You’ve been asked to stop eating foods containing wheat… what else is there, you cry? While changing over to a wheat-free diet does take some adjustments, it is becoming easier and easier to eat this..