By Susan Phillips | Friday, April 03, 2020
Taking care of your health during COVID lockdown is super important. It's part of looking after yourself. When you eat well you feel better physically and mentally. Nutrition Insight is able to offer flexible of nutrition services and peace of mind because services can now be provided online via telephone or teleconferencing to reduce your fears about exposure to infection. These services are bulk billable through Medicare if you have a current Medicare Team Care (TCA) referral from your GP or if you are a DVA client with a referral.
By Susan Phillips | Tuesday, January 07, 2020
Looking for a healthier you? My Health or Life will turbocharge your motivation to take steps towards a healthier you for free. Flexible delivery options are available for your safety, while you can still enjoy the journey with others.New groups are starting soon. Phone Susan on 0403 772557 or send her an email to a arrange your free over the phone health check.
By Susan Phillips | Sunday, August 27, 2017
The My Health for Life program maintains that lifestyle change can have a huge impact on our future health. Healthy changes are best taken in small manageable steps in a supportive environment. If you live on the Brisbane Southside, you may contact Susan Phillips, dietitian and qualified My Health for Life facilitator for a free health assessment.
By Susan Phillips | Friday, August 18, 2017
Have you struggled in the past with achieving diet changes and sticking to a commitment to a healthier you? Often life just gets in the way of our plans. Don't feel disheartened. This is a normal part of life. To help you with your journey Susan is holding free group courses with My Health for Life in conjunction with Diabetes Australia. The purpose of these groups is to reduce your risk of developing chronic or lifestyle related diseases such as diabetes, stroke, heart disease and kidney disease. Susan has groups organised in Acacia Ridge and Browns Plains.
By Susan Phillips | Saturday, August 05, 2017
Dietitians provide expert advice on food and nutrition to suit the needs of all people. A good time to see a dietitian is when you experience a change in your health status, a new diagnosis or your lifestyle changes. A dietitian is qualified to provide a diet prescription to suit your personal needs. There are many reasons you may benefit from seeing a dietitian.
By Susan Phillips | Tuesday, June 27, 2017
I chopped up a pile of vegetables including onion, carrot, leek, celery, broccoli, swede and parsnip. I placed these in my slow cooker with a lamb shank, a good handful of soup mix (barley & split peas) and fresh herbs such as rosemary, bay leaf, thyme and sage. Lamb & Barley Soup is on the menu for dinner tonight.
By Susan Phillips | Tuesday, January 17, 2017
An increasing body of research is linking our digestive health to many other aspects of health including anxiety, depression, weight problems, heart health, inflammatory disorders such as ulcerative colitis, arthritis and diabetes. So its not surprising that we are keen to learn more about the effects of food choices on our microbiome.
By Susan Phillips | Thursday, November 10, 2016
Diabetes is a chronic condition which impacts on the body's ability to make or use insulin. This causes high blood sugar. Maintaining a healthy level of blood sugar is needed to manage diabetes and prevent complications. Choosing nourishing foods and regulating your portion sizes will help you self manage your diabetes. It is important that any dietary advice is tailored to your specific needs. Dietitians are food and nutrition experts who have studied at university for at least 4 years and are up to date on the best diet to manage your diabetes.
By Susan Phillips | Tuesday, October 25, 2016
After attending the 2016 ANZOS (Australian & New Zealand Obesity Society) Conference in beautiful, balmy Brisbane last week I decided to summarise a few hot tips about exercise, mental health and Mediterranean diet, willpower versus habits, how much sugar is too much sugar and how to improve your gut microbiome.
By Susan Phillips | Thursday, July 14, 2016
Diabetes poses a big risk to the health of many Australians. Diet plays a role both in preventing diabetes as well as managing diabetes. Six top diet tips to manage risks of diabetes, choose mostly low GI carbohydrates, limit sweetened drinks, include healthy fats, eat more meals at home and snack wisely.