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Food and nutrition in aged care facilities – what you can do

food and nutrition in aged care

Normally, scientific papers don’t make the front page of national newspapers. However back in mid February one finally did!

A research study led by Australian Dietitian, Cherie Hugo noted the spend on food in aged care facilities is going down whilst the reliance on nutrition supplements is going up.

The research study called, “What does it cost to feed aged care residents in Australia?”hit the headlines in the Brisbane Courier Mail,  and made it to radio and even the TODAY show! Continue reading

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9 nutrients in bread all bread lovers should know about

bread“All sorrows are less with bread”

 Every now and then we like to post about the nutrients in every-day foods. We feel it’s important to do this for 2 reasons:

  1. to help nurture your outer wisdom. That is, what’s in food and how it helps our health
  2. highlight that regular old  [untrendy] foods are just as good as the popular fad food of the moment

Today’s food is uh-oh -  the humble loaf of bread. Much loved and much feared by many a soul. Continue reading

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The nutritional benefits of eggs

eggsIt’s a common question many people ask us – Are eggs OK to eat?

Answer – of course!

Before we get to why, there are 2 things to be aware of when it comes to eggs:

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