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Nutrition, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

What is healthy pregnancy weight gain ?

Are you concerned about pregnancy weight gain and how many calories you should be eating during and after pregnancy ? As a Pregnancy and Post Natal Exercise Coach I am often asked the following questions ….“How much weight should I gain during pregnancy ?”, “What should my calorie intake be now […]

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Nutrition

Festive Bliss Balls – Recipe

This bliss ball recipe is a lovely festive fun treat for all the family. My favourite homemade  chia cacao protein bliss balls are simple dipped in white chocolate then topped with an organic sugarfree cranberry and our home grown mint leaves. Ingredients 110 grams raw almonds 110 grams pitted dates […]

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Nutrition, Pregnancy

Pregnancy Nutrition : Easy steps to meet your Protein requirements

Getting enough protein in your diet is one of the most powerful ways to keep all cells in your body happy and healthy. This includes the millions of cells that are used to grow a baby and produce breast milk. Why Protein is essential during and after Pregnancy ? Eating […]

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Nutrition, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

5 reasons to avoid DIET DRINKS during Pregnancy

Did you know ? Drinking one diet drink a a day can triple your risk of dementia and strokes. Plus a recent study found that daily diet soda consumption increased women’s risk of delivering a high birth weight baby by 60 per cent versus women who never touch the stuff.  This […]

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Nutrition, Pregnancy

Real Food for Pregnancy – Interview with Lily Nichols

The thought of food during pregnancy can sometimes be overwhelming due to nausea, tiredness and an influx of advice and options. Discover what is the best food to nourish you during pregnancy and beyond with real evidence based nutrition solutions, to ensure optimal fetal development and fabulous healthy body for you […]

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Lifestyle, Nutrition, Pregnancy

Gestational Diabetes – how much do you know ?

Gestational Diabetes is the fastest growing type of diabetes in Australia. Gestational Diabetes (GD) only occurs in pregnancy. Currently up to 14-18% percent of Australian women are diagnosed with GD during pregnancy usually between the 24th – 28th week of pregnancy. What is Gestational Diabetes ? It is a myth […]

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Lifestyle, Nutrition, Pregnancy

Is it safe to lose weight while pregnant ?

 I was recently interviewed by Aaptiv, the world’s original Audio Fitness App, and asked if it was safe to lose weight during pregnancy. Read more below. If you’re worried about gaining pregnancy weight, then you’re not alone. In fact, some women experience concerns about pregnancy weight gain, so they try to get […]

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Nutrition

Non Dairy Berry Cheesecake

This was my dessert contribution to our Queensland family Christmas celebration. We have some allergies in the family so this easy and delicious dessert a Raw Non Dairy Berry “Cheesecake” went down a treat ! This cheesecake is a raw dessert – no cooking / heating needed. It is very […]

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Nutrition, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Are you eating enough during and after pregnancy ?

The food you are eating before during and after pregnancy should be wholesome and contain plenty of protein, complex carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Nutrition is an important part to fuel you on your Pre or Post Natal Journey.   This doesn’t mean fancy diets, or meal plans. It means eating wholesome food […]

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