Tag: family diet

Real foods don’t need to tell lies on pack

Posted on 13 February 2012 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Just as it is preferable to eat real, rather than processed foods, it is also best practice to have real vitamins, rather than processed or synthetic ones.

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Honey – can it be faked?

Posted on 9 February 2012 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Honey is one of those products that nature offers us that is full of healthy attributes and medicinal properties, just the way it is. Made by bees not man, its hard to imagine why ‘we’ would tamper with the perfection … Continue reading

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Quick and fresh

Posted on 8 February 2012 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Do our diets reflect a supermarket layout or do supermarkets reflect our diet? I am tipping it’s a little of both but when you look at the amount of space dedicated to processed foods compared to that given to fresh … Continue reading

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Why wash produce?

Posted on 25 January 2012 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Whether you are buying conventional produce or organic, it is important to thoroughly wash all fruit and vegetables before you prepare or consume.

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Trusting children to make good food decisions

Posted on 16 January 2012 in Blog by L. Schneider
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As a mother, I feel really proud of my children when I let them make their own food choices and they choose well. Today my five year old asked if she could pack the snacks for our outing and I … Continue reading

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Chemical additives in pet foods effect health

Posted on 18 September 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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The pet food market in Australia, in 2003, was worth over $1.2 billion. Of the 7.5 million households in Australia, 63% own pets so that equates to big business for manufacturers. In recent years, pet foods have been marketed to … Continue reading

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Health bars and hyperactivity in children

Posted on 18 September 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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The ‘healthy snack’ aisle in supermarkets seems to get bigger every time I shop. With young children in a family, having quick, healthy bites on hand is often a matter of sanity for a parent.

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Aspartame is no substitute for sugar

Aspartame is a food additive, a chemical concoction marketed to us as supportive of our mission for health when in actuality it is potentially the most health debilitating additive there is.

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Food intolerance is dose related in children.

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Food intolerances in children are a growing concern for many parents. There is no doubt that when we compare the incidence of food related allergies and intolerances now to thirty years ago, that something very fundamental has changed in what … Continue reading

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Do food additives contribute to obesity?

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Whilst research is yet to establish a causal link between obesity and food additives, common sense tells us that there is a link between the two. Most of the calorie-dense, high fat foods that contribute to obesity in individuals are … Continue reading

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