Some top feeding tips for complementary feeding. It is important to note, that the guidelines are there for the safety and health of your baby. Don’t introduce solids prior to four months and no later than seven months. Make sure your baby is ready for starting solids within this time – they will show you they’re…

Some people struggle to understand why fertility nutrition is so important. “Don’t you just pour a good glass of wine and shut the curtains?” In some cases, yes, but for many, it’s not enough. In an age where there is more and more legitimate debate about hormonal contraception use and the potential long term risks…

Lift while you climb! I got asked to be involved in a small but important chance to give back to people who tirelessly put others first. This “good sort” giveaway was started by a hard working massage therapist (on her way to Osteopathy) as a small reminder that there are always people who prove there…

Genes I got from my Cook Island father… Height, yes! Full lips, yes! A sense of humour, sure! A Cook Island tan and that flawless complexion…. Um, no!! While it appears it took me some years to work out how to use fake tan, and then some years to work out how damaging fake tan…

  You’d be surprised how many clients of mine ask me what I eat! I find it difficult to answer because I’m so spontaneous and sporadic when I cook and eat that it’s hard to offer normal meals or recipe options that are the norm. If it’s fresh and I can throw it together with…

Vegetarians and vegans used to be considered a rare, hippie sort of people and were often made fun of. Now it is definitely in fashion to be a vego of some kind, and for good reason too I might add, with an abundance of amazing nutrients that literally rebuild your body, it is more important…

In an age where reproductive cancers or reproductive issues like endometriosis and infertility in women (and men) are on the rise, it is so important to understand some of the processes behind the cause of these major health issues. Cervical, breast, and ovarian cancer; along with prostate and testicular cancers in men, are no joke….

Many of my posts are driven by a desire to make a real point and to try and cut through some of the confusion online, but this is simply a few delicious recipes for cold winter evenings, so you can have some cake, and eat it without guilt. I dislike that every hand baked ‘treat’ in this…

This is two posts in one really – I feel how excited you are already about this 2 for 1 deal. Firstly, it’s a quick review on ‘That Sugar Film’ and secondly, it’s a blog about why we have every right to be concerned that “health bloggers” are promoting unhealthy corporations and products. Firstly, That Sugar Film,…

So The Health Conscious Foodie and I have almost been hand-in-hand throughout our Science degree in Nutrition. We shared a passion for learning and coffee, combined with a desire to test boundaries, ask questions and never believe everything we read and hear as nutrition gospel. Studying with this lady was a huge contributing factor to my…