An informed view of all things food

Purple Food Diet Not So Crazy

Just when you thought you’d heard every crazy diet trend, it’s now been alleged that Mariah Carey is following a ‘Purple Food Diet’, – eating only purple foods for three days each week to shift her baby weight. A source tells us that her favourite purple picks are plums, grapes and eggplant, and that she has already lost 10 pounds! Advertisements

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I’m ditching sugar! Confessions of an addict.

Well, I don’t think anybody would ever have seen this coming! Once known for my constant supply of Nerds and the occasional kilo of Sour Worms, I’ve finally made a decision: I’m changing this for good.   It really began on Saturday morning. Through my sugar hangover (born of a rather shameful late-night jelly bean binge), I discovered an article by journalist Sarah Wilson. A former self-confessed sugar addict, Wilson […]

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Coconut Oil – Superfood or Superfad?

Coconuts seem to be popping up left, right and centre as the latest health trend. Coconut oil in particular has attracted a large vegan following, as its rich buttery taste and texture offer an alternative to animal fats such as butter.  Just a quick Google search of the fruit results in thousands of results – coconut water, coconut oil, coconut milk. In all its forms, coconut is being heralded as this […]

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Some of my writing has been featured on other websites

Medibank be. magazine: What to eat for fitness success YMCA Monash Fitness Centre: A New Years Resolution worth keeping – eat more seafood! The Scoop on Nutrition: Sub-editor of the Month, The Scoop on SkinnymeTea, Health vs. Hype: the juice on juicing and Orthorexia – the fine line between healthy eating and unhealthy fixation. L-Plate Nutritionists/Dietitians: Milking the facts, which milk is best? Karen Inge: Coconut Confusion Deakin Nutition Blog: The […]

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