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Athletes may need greater amounts of Omega 3 fat than the general guidelines

Athletes may need greater amounts of Omega 3 fat than the general guidelines

The IOC has made recommendations based on the current research that athletes may need up to four times the amount of omega-3 fat than the recommendations made for the general population.

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Promote optimal brain development of your child by including seafood during pregnancy

Promote optimal brain development of your child by including seafood during pregnancy

Give your baby a head start. Promote optimal brain development of your child by including seafood during pregnancy.

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Three heart healthy tips

Three heart healthy tips

Excess sodium increases your blood pressure which puts added pressure onto your heart. The average sodium intake for Australians is 3600mg/day. To put this into perspective, the suggested dietary target is 2,000 mg/day so you are not alone if you have too much of this mineral in your diet. Here are some heart healthy tips.

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Tricks to long-lasting energy

Tricks to long-lasting energy

by Ashleigh Feltham Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist If you are like most of us, starting and finishing the day with the same amount of energy can be a challenge. It can be easy to head straight into the kitchen to grab a muffin or reach for a chocolate bar. These choices, while tempting […]

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4 Key Foods to Promote Optimal Health After Menopause

4 Key Foods to Promote Optimal Health After Menopause

Health After Menopause. It is normal for your body to change and part of the joy of life is learning to adapt to meet these changes.

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Omega-3 fat to reduce symptoms of indigestion

Omega-3 fat to reduce symptoms of indigestion

by Ashleigh Feltham Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist Do you suffer from indigestion or heartburn? More than one in every ten Australians experience this uncomfortable condition and it is one of the most common digestive disorders. The cause and treatment can vary from person to person. Diet is one factor that plays a role […]

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Include calcium to reduce your risk of breast and colorectal cancers

Include calcium to reduce your risk of breast and colorectal cancers

by Ashleigh Feltham Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist Include calcium in your diet to help reduce your risk of breast and colorectal cancers. Colorectal and breast cancer is not on anyone’s to-do list. The good news is there are ways you can reduce your risk. Diet is one powerful way you can decrease your […]

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Crushing the Afternoon Munchies on A Paleo Diet

Crushing the Afternoon Munchies on A Paleo Diet

by Ashleigh Feltham Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist You have hit the 3:30 pm mark during your busy day and want to know how to satisfy the munchies while looking after your health while following a paleo diet. A paleo diet is one with lean protein like seafood, eggs, seeds, nuts, vegetables, fruits, extra […]

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Seafood may reduce your risk of inflammatory bowel disease

Seafood may reduce your risk of inflammatory bowel disease

by Ashleigh Feltham Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist The powerful anti-inflammatory effects in seafood are well known. This is primarily due to seafood being a great source of omega-3 fat. This anti-inflammatory property in seafood may promote health and keep your body in balance from a health perspective. Did you know that these anti-inflammatory […]

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How to follow a low carb diet the smart way

How to follow a low carb diet

by Ashleigh Feltham Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist If you want to follow a low carb diet, there are better ways than others. There are potential health benefits to a low or lower cab diet such as reduction of weight if obese or overweight and improvements in control in type two diabetes. The key […]

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The compounding health effects of Safcol Seafood

The compounding health effects of Seafood

by Ashleigh Feltham Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist The function of your body is a highly tuned system and the health effects of seafood are well documented. When one function becomes dysfunctional it can have a ripple effect. The condition known as metabolic syndrome is an example of this. Metabolic resistance includes having high […]

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5 tastes needed to satisfy your taste buds

5 tastes needed to satisfy your taste buds

by Ashleigh Feltham Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist Did you know that by including all the 5 tastes in your meal you are less likely to overeat? The 5 tastes being sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami work together to satisfy your taste buds. Each of these tastes are recognised by different parts of […]

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