My Birth Story – Lydia Lassila

Now this is a special week and I didn't anticipate sharing my birth story! No need for the fruit analogy because on the 8th Feb at 5:11am  - two days before the due date, our beautiful baby boy arrived into our arms. He weighed in at 3.192kg and 50.5cm in ...

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Birth Story, Heidi Sze

September 10, 2015 It’s 3:36am and I’m lying in bed. As the credits roll on an episode of Girls I look down from my laptop and see my baby, 5 days old, asleep on my chest…her sweet face with big bright eyes, soft cheeks, little nose and even smaller chin. ...

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Importance of Protein – Part 1

A Short Lesson In Protein For most of us, protein has been on our plates every night at the dinner table. We read about protein all the time - from celebrity Atkins diets and caveman Paleo way of eating to protein shakes and bodybuilding chicken and broccoli diets…Seems that protein ...

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Importance of Protein – Part 2

In our previous post “Importance of Protein - Part 1” we learned exactly what proteins were and why they’re so important to the function of our body. In today’s blog, we look at the impact our dietary protein has on our health and our bodies, how much protein is good ...

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Favourite 5 Activities for Kids

  Kids love to play and be active. Physical activity should be part of their every day routine, and can be lots of fun for adults as well! There are so many benefits from encouraging your kids to be active from an early age, and establishing a routine early will ...

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Chocolate, Cinnamon & Tahini Oat Slice

This is a heat, stir, dump & freeze kind of recipe. The kind that requires very little concentration, that you can make easily while talking to a friend or listening to a podcast. I like to cook, I really do, but sometimes I just cannot be bothered to look at ...

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Spotlight on Turmeric

When it comes to recovery, eating the right foods can go a long way in aiding the healing process. Turmeric has been used for centuries as a natural medicine to heal external and internal wounds, so it’s definitely one you should add to your diet! Yes, turmeric has been around ...

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Dealing with Engorgement

If you’ve ever experienced engorged breasts, you probably remember those glorious moments when you’re desperately trying to shove your breast in bub’s mouth to relieve that building pressure. What is this “engorgement” and why all the fuss? After giving birth, your body begins making prolactin, the hormone responsible for producing ...

Christmas Trail Mix – Heidi Sze

Dietitian and Blogger, Heidi Sze, shares her delicious, wholesome, homemade Christmas gift recipe. I decided to make fancy trail mix for gifts this year, which explains the picture at the top of this post. I wanted something that people could munch on that was a lighter alternative to all the baked goods on ...