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Eating Disorder Recovery Nutrition Wellbeing

Snacking

Snacking sensibly at morning tea, afternoon tea and/or supper, can help reduce the risk of being over-hungry and over-eating at your next main meal. Snacking helps keep your energy levels up, reducing irritability and fatigue. Lastly it’s a great way to grab some additional nutrients, such as calcium for bones. When you are thinking about …

Eating Disorder Recovery Nutrition Wellbeing

The Nourish Program

Group therapy The Nourish Program provides a holistic multidisciplinary approach to the management of eating disorders. This program is for those who are currently working towards recovery and need additional support from a variety of healthcare practitioners. You must have our GP health check form completed before commencing the program. The program consists of twice …

Nutrition Wellbeing

Health in Isolation

Lifestyle choices around physical activity and nutrition are an important contributor to the management of chronic diseases and for optimising general health and wellbeing. Did you know less than half of adult Australians are eating the two serves of fruit per day, that’s adding a banana and an apple as snacks to tick the box …

Nutrition

Vegan or Carnivore?

With vegetarian and vegan diets on the rise and an increased variety of meat-free alternative foods available – should we consider a switch from a typical meat-based diet? What are the benefits of being vegetarian or vegan VS a meat eater? I commonly see clients who have adopted vegetarian and vegan diets in order to …

Nutrition Wellbeing

5 Minute mindful eating

Have you ever eaten a plate of food and not tasted a bite? Or forgot you ate because your mind was somewhere else? How often do you find yourself in autopilot mode? Mindfulness is all about living in the moment, noticing, paying attention intentionally. Being consciously aware of thoughts and emotions. Mindfulness can help with …

Nutrition Wellbeing

To gluten or not to gluten…

Most people I talk to have tried more than one type of restrictive fad diet, which usually ends in a binge followed by a self induced guilt-trip and tears. Egg free, gluten free, dairy free, nut free, meat free… Whats the evidence suggesting we should do these? In the case of allergy or intolerance, yes removing these from the …

Nutrition Wellbeing

Connecting with the world…

Feeling tired and disconnected from yourself or your community? Do you want to give back or get involved? Do you need time out? Here is some food for thought! 1)   Put the phone down, step away from the laptop, hide your ipad (but not before you watch this video clip)… http://elitedaily.com/news/world/this-is-one-of-the-most-vital-messages-gen-y-needs-to-hear-video/ If you’re not yet up …

Nutrition

The Lowdown on Fats & Oils

Often made out as the bad guys, fats and oils are really just misunderstood. Fats and oils are imperative to our health and are an essential component in our nutrition plans. Fats and oils are important for our body, they: Protect your organs Are important for our nerves, brain and skin cells Assist in temperature …