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The nutritional benefits of blueberries

nutritional benefits of blueberriesOur SOL food of the month is Blueberries.

If you live in Australia, perhaps you have been steering clear of berries since the Hepatitis A scare??

Well, I think food safety scares like this are a huge reminder to know where our food comes from and choose local wherever possible.

Blueberries are available locally to us and one way of having them year round is buying a few up when they are in season and freezing them.

Most people know blueberries (like all fruit) are healthy but why? Continue reading

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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

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