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Are Peas, Carrots and Corn Enough?

Are Peas, Carrots and Corn Enough?

‘Yes, I eat vegetables every day… Peas, carrots and corn.’ . As a Dietitian, I hear this a lot. From a nutritional perspective, this leaves the client lacking in essential vitamins, minerals and health-promoting antioxidants. .  Yes, vegetables are the...
Do You Need to Eat Meat to Get Enough Protein?

Do You Need to Eat Meat to Get Enough Protein?

With the release of the documentary The Game Changers, there has been a growing interest in the benefits of plant-based foods and a move away from animal protein. .  However this raises the issue of getting enough protein. .  We need protein to build & repair...
Easy Immune-Boosting Habits To Do From Home

Easy Immune-Boosting Habits To Do From Home

Whether you’ve had cancer or not, boosting your immune system in our current COVID-19 season is a worthy goal. You can do a lot to increase your resistance to this nasty virus. .  I realise that you may not always have access to immune-boosting foods but there...
A Hearty Cancer-Recovery Christmas Menu

A Hearty Cancer-Recovery Christmas Menu

Christmas brings an enormous amount of opportunities to EAT. Without some prior planning and preparation, we can be left with little or no healthy choices. .  Even before I was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2013, I was a health nut (comes with the Dietitian...