Tag Archives: fibre

The nutritional benefits of rice

nutritional benefits of riceHa Ha. How strange you are thinking.
Why is she writing about boring old rice? What about quinoa or freekah or chia seeds soaked in filtered water from the foothills of the Himalayas? ;) ;) Continue reading

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Goodness superfoods giveaway

GSF-Digestive-1st-500g-White-BG-LR-244x300I rarely do product reviews. Mainly because my other Dietitian and Nutritionist colleagues do them so much better (check out the Scoop on Nutrition and Foodwatch to read some great ones). The other reason is…it’s a bit of a grey area. Sometimes doing a product review can create too much promotion and conflict of interest.

Anyways, today I thought I might try something different and do a profile on one of the goodness superfoods products. I also have a fantastic goodness superfoods giveaway!

If you haven’t heard of them, goodness superfoods are an Australian brand. They produce a range of breakfast cereals, muesli type bars, wraps and freekah.

Now my main reason for highlighting this brand is their uniqueness compared to many other conventional commercial cereals available in the supermarket. This uniqueness is due to one key ingredient in most of their products. Continue reading

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away

an apple a day keeps the doctor awayDid you know 77 Australians die each week from Bowel Cancer?

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in Australia.

What a great time to put the focus on this increasingly common form of cancer. In fact it’s second behind lung cancer in Australia.

It turns out the old-fashioned saying: “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” really is true! Continue reading

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