“Clean treats” are definitely skyrocketing in popularity at the moment, and it can be super fun to make healthier versions of our favourite cakes and other sweets – what could be better than a nourishing treat? But…baking sans gluten, dairy and refined white sugar can be pretty darn tricky! Where to get help? Meet Henrietta …

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Nutrition Republic Website | Facebook | Instagram | 2/92-94 King William Rd, Goodwood SA 5034 Not your traditional health-food space, this cafe ticks all the right boxes. Industrial chic interior, chilled house music, attentive staff and an awesome array of salads, smoothies and juices. Quinoa slices are made fresh daily with a variety of veggies to suit …

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Winter sucks. It’s cold, rainy and can be downright miserable (even in Australia). That’s why is a great time to take stock of your diet and support your body with these mood-boosting foods. 1. Oats Complex carbohydrates are awesome foods to improve mood quickly. Brown rice, oats and sweet potato are all good choices. They help the body release serotonin – …

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Posted under: depression, mood, recipes, eat, tips, winter

It’s time to celebrate the arrival of the golden kiwifruit season. Did you know just one kiwi contains 100% of your daily vitamin C needs? With the arrival of Winter here is Sydney, now is the perfect time to give your brekkie routine a nutritious boost and keep colds at bay. Vitamin C content can help decrease feelings of fatigue and increase …

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Posted under: eat, nutrition, kiwi, fruit

It’s very easy to have a few snacks, the odd coffee, and bam! you’ve consumed your total daily energy needs in non-satisfying goodies. In order to safely lose 1lb a week, you need to cut your calorie intake or increase your expenditure through exercise, to the tune of 3,500 calories a week (500 calories a day). Make these …

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Posted under: eat, lemon, health tips, calories, fibre

Greek yoghurt is high in protein, all-natural, and makes for a fabulous substitution for a lot of other less-healthy ingredients in baking and cooking. I was never really a big fan of yoghurt until I tried the Greek versions – it’s strained to produce a thicker, creamier texture. Not dissimilar to loosely whipped cream, the stiffness …

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As per my previous blog post on healthy habits, it’s important to make small changes to your diet, rather than scarily cutting out everything and consequently battling thoughts of ‘I WANT TO EAT ALL THE CHOCOLATE’ everyday. So lets take it easy, and start with some awesome little swaps to clean up your diet in 2015. Remember, …

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There still seems to be a lot of old news still circulating the web about dieting ‘tips’ and ‘tricks’. It’s confusing at best, and clearly aren’t making much head-way in tackling our national obesity crisis. In fact, we’re fatter than we’ve ever been. It’s time to push aside those old rules when it comes to healthy eating, and really understand …

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