Tag Archives: depression

Four ways protein is awesome for our mental health

four ways protein is awesome for mental healthOne in seven Australians will experience depression at one point in their life.  It’s common. So we need to know what we can do to help avoid and manage it and other mental health conditions.

Today I wanted to touch on one of the key nutrients that’s super important for great mental health and that’s protein – and just four ways protein is awesome for our mental health. Continue reading

Share Button

Is your diet making you depressed?

Do you know someone touched by depression? Chances are, you or someone you know has has experienced depression. One in seven Australians will experience depression at some point in their life.is your diet making you depressed?

The World Health Organisation is predicting depression will be the number one health issue in both developing and developed countries by 2030! (black dog institute)

How do you know if you have depression? Continue reading

Share Button

5 reasons to eat potatoes (nutritional benefits of potatoes)

nutritional benefits of potatoesWhatever did the poor spud do?

I love potatoes and eat them without guilt. However, today’s post has been inspired by the plethora of nutrition gurus claiming…potatoes make you fat, potatoes are a “no-no” food and potatoes ain’t Paleo. As I said..the poor spud :)

There is so much nutrition information out there. I am sure the average Joe is starting to feel over-whelmed. I know I am and I work in nutrition.

I am hoping to highlight 5 fantastic nutritional properties of the humble spud and also dispel some myths. So here goes: Continue reading

Share Button