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***Information presented in this blog post is general nutrition advice. Please see one of our Accredited Practising Dietitians (APD) for individualised dietary advice ***


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7 Day Winter Weight Loss Plan

7 Day Winter Weight Loss Plan

Winter is the time where those extra kilos tend to creep in and we reach for those comfort foods. How about preventing the winter weight gain and even better yet, LOSING WEIGHT this winter? We have attached a FREE 7-day weight loss plan to guide you through the cooler months so that you can still feel full and satisfied!

Don't wait until summer starts approaching to start looking after your body with healthy whole foods in the bid to look your best. Look and feel your best all year around.

Look out for upcoming blog post where we will be

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The Magic of Grapefruit for Weight Loss & More......

The Magic of Grapefruit for Weight Loss & More......

While we are still waiting for that magic pill for weight loss to be developed, lets talk about a tasty and refreshing fruit that you can add to your day to help you lose weight....... the humble grapefruit!

This post will summarise this article:

Without spending too much time on the science here is a brief background on the link between grapefruit and weight loss. Grapefruit contains an organic compound called nootkatone which activates the enzyme AMPK (AMP-activated Protein Kinase). When activated this enzyme causes the body to burn glucose and fat stores for energy. This is the same

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Eating Well on a Budget.

I have had a few clients this month discuss concerns that while they are trying to eat well, it is blowing out their weekly shopping budget. As I know a lot of you may still be a bit tight financially after the Christmas spending, I have put together a list of my favourite budget friendly tips to eating well. I have also added in one of my favourite autumn soups that is super delicious, healthy and easy on the budget.

1. Make friends with your freezer. Not only can this help with budgeting but also saves a load of time.

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A New Year In Food

​ Hi everyone! Hope you have a great Christmas and are ready to kick start the new year and begin the path to a healthier you! Todays post will talk about current food trends flowing into 2017.

1. The Turmeric Chai Latte

This is one that I have seen around a lot lately particularly in wholefood cafes. I was intrigued so I thought I might give it a try, and the verdict – delicious!

Turmeric has been used in Indian traditional medicine for thousands of years and is known for its potent anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects. In more recent times

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Mediterranean vegie and quinoa soup

Serves: 6
Time to make: 30 mins
Total cost: $18.84 / $3.14 per serve


cooking oil spray
3 carrots bchopped
1 onion, chopped
3 stalks celery, chopped
3 cloves garlic,minced
2 cups chopped sweet potato
2 cups gluten-free vegetable stock
670g jar passata 2 tablespoons
Gourmet Garden Mediterranean seasoning
1 cup quinoa
2 x 400g cans butter beans
1/2 head savoy cabbage, shredded


Step 1 Spray base of a large non-stick saucepan with oil and place over medium heat. Add carrot, onion, celery and garlic and cook for 5 minutes or until softened. Add sweet potato and cook

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A big hello from the Menu Concepts Dietitians

​Hey Guys!

This is an introduction blog post just to let you know that the dietitian team from Menu Concepts will be writing blog post with more recipes, articles, meal plans and nutrition information.

The best part that the information we post are EVIDENCED BASED and PROVEN much unlike some of the posts you will see on the Internet these days!

We are a TEAM so more heads and ideas are better than an n=1 experience.

Our Dietitians are:

Nicole Moore | Lee Johnson | Lauren Stribley | Lauren Watson | Allysa Pearce | Emily Reibel | Claire Breen | Katie Dowling | Kara McCollom | Jessica Bruerton | Jodi Klooger | Danielle Ballantyne | Ayla Caddey |


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