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Six food tips for healthy skin

food tips for healthy skinWho doesn’t want glowing, radiant skin?

We often focus on how food affects our organs but we forget one of those organs is skin! I was recently interviewed for the latest edition of Australian Natural Health magazine. The topic was Foods for Glowing Skin and I thought this might be a timely moment to share some knowledge on how you can keep your skin super healthy.

Here’s my six food tips for healthy skin:

  1. Drink plenty of water – this will keep your skin hydrated and avoid looking tired and washed out
  2. Eat enough ‘good fats’- Unsaturated fats like nuts, seeds, avocado and oils such as olive oil and macadamia oil provide us with Vitamin E (an antioxidant which protects against free radicals).They can also combat dry skin as they are like a bit of a moisturiser! Continue reading
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Bread, what the @$*!!!! is the difference?

difference between different types of breadWholemeal, multigrain, white, high fibre, low GI, gluten free, spelt, sourdough, organic.

Soooo many types. Have you ever wondered about the actual difference between different types of bread?

I am often asked by clients which is the best bread to buy. I am also asked if we should eat bread at all!
For the record, yes I think it’s fine to eat bread. I generally do not recommend one brand over another. We are all individuals with many aspects that guide our food choices such as our budget, taste, health concerns and food values.

Having said that, many people often don’t understand what is the difference between all the breads that are available. So here is a run down to help you make the best choice for you: Continue reading

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