Category Archives: dietitian

28 SepHow to Choose a Breakfast Cereal

A question I’m often asked is what breakfast cereal should I have? Particularly for those managing Type 2 Diabetes or looking to reduce their carbohydrates for weight management, this can be a tricky question as cereals are by definition, predominately carbohydrate based. This can make it difficult to balance blood sugar levels, especially if you’re…

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27 JulGestational Diabetes- Our diet and blood glucose control

A new diagnosis of gestational diabetes can be overwhelming, but in many cases a few dietary tweaks can help improve blood glucose control and prevent complications down the track. Here’s 4 tips for managing your gestational diet:   1. A gestational diabetes diet is really just a healthy eating diet. It can be helpful to…

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09 AprKeeping well during the COVID-19 pandemic

Prioritising both physical and mental health is even more important given the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the world. Below are some tips for keeping well: Physical activity: It’s important to find ways to keep active for our physical health as well as our mental wellbeing. If you can’t do your usual workout, get creative to find…

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12 MarFood Intolerance Part 2 – Diagnosis & Management

There are different strategies for managing food intolerance and the most suitable approach will depend on many factors including an individual’s:  Symptoms – type, severity, frequency  Suspected triggers  Lifestyle & social factors For many people a specialised diet is required for both diagnosing food intolerance and for managing symptoms. These diets involve limiting your intake…

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