Be inspired, challenged and educated as Melanie discusses her expert views and practical tips on a range of nutrition topics from anaemia to zucchinis. And, don’t forget to comment, ask questions and share… we want to know what you love!
I really believe that omega 3 is one of the most important nutrients that we should be focusing on during pregnancy. Omega 3 is essential for the development of your baby’s eyes and brain, and a lack of omega 3 is believed to increase the risk of post-natal depression. Fish is the best source of omega-3, however many pregnancy women avoid eating fish due to listeria and mercury toxicity. Let me share with you my top 4 options of fish that you CAN eat during pregnancy.
There’s a lot of research that shows that what we eat impacts our skin, hair and nails, and generally, the way that we look. These are some of the most common questions that I’m asked about anti-ageing…
We all know that feeling in the days before our period is due, when the cravings kick in…. “Give me chocolate! Please!”. Why is it that women not only suffer through the pain and discomfort of our ritual monthly bleeding, but also get smashed down with crazy,...
Overwhelmed by the range of theories about how different foods (and supplements) can treat or exacerbate eczema? I took the time to review the evidence of some of the more popular ones….
What are you having for dinner tonight? Don’t know? The polls suggest that when we don’t have our meals planned, we are much more likely to turn to take away. Furthermore, research shows that those who DO plan their meals in advance are more likely to eat the right portion sizes, more likely to have a more varied and nutritious diet, and more likely to be a healthy weight. So, with so many benefits, why don’t we all pre-plan our meals?
It’s hardly surprising that our understanding of how much we should be eating has become foggy in the past couple of decades. Find out the correct portion sizes for some common foods in my chat with Today Extra.
New research from the CSIRO suggests that a ‘flexi diet’ could be the key to successful and sustainable weight loss.
Did you know that your diet in the months leading up to conception can impact your baby’s future health? That’s why it is SO important to be including the right nutrients in your diet now.
Research suggests that there may be a link between diet and endometriosis. What’s the link, I hear you ask? Take a look at the video below to find out….
To boost your protein intake, have you ever taken a protein powder? Do you refuel after a gym workout with a protein shake? Do they work or just a waste of time and money?
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