Medical Diets

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to boost your immune system - 4 nutrients that help

By now we all know the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. Fever, a dry cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, and sometimes aches and pains. However, as winter rolls around the annual cold and flu season does too. So, for all these reasons it’s a great idea to eat to boost your immune system and do your best not get sick this winter. Check your diet for these four key nutrients…

25 March 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Full-fat dairy – the Heart Foundation’s new position

In 2019, the Heart Foundation of Australia changed its stand against the fat in dairy. Instead of prohibiting all full-fat foods like...

4 December 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat Macular Degeneration and maintain your eye health

Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is the name given to a group of eye diseases that cause...

9 October 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is a hormonal imbalance thought to affect 10 per cent of the female population. Its symptoms can be both distressing and...

21 August 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat MSG and glutamate sensitivity

Are you glutamate-sensitive? Difficult, as it’s impossible to avoid ALL glutamates. They’re natural components of a wide number...

14 August 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat gluten intolerance and coeliac disease (Part 2)

Part 1 of this post dealt with which foods to avoid and gave the options for substituting other foods. Part 2 provides those with...

13 March 2019 by Catherine Saxelby