By Susan Phillips | Monday, January 07, 2019
Set health goals for a healthier you in 2019? 50% of people set weight loss as their New Year resolution. There is a lot of hype and confusion about the fad diet for weight loss. Fad diets are restrictive and difficult to stick to. Don't be sucked in. Instead, focus on healthy habits. Here are my top 5 tips for success.
By Susan Phillips | Sunday, June 10, 2018
Let me share why I just love using oats. They have a low GI, keeping you full longer and packed with beta glucan, they are fabulous for the heart as well as digestion. Oats are never boring.
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 | Monday, December 05, 2016
Breakfast eaters are better able to maintain a healthy weight. Eating breakfast kickstarts your metabolism and keeps you satisfied so you are less likely to consume excess kilojoules later in the day. Breakfast also improves mental alertness, concentration, mood and learning by stabilising blood sugar levels. Breakfast provides a range of important nutrients including carbohydrates, protein, fibre, calcium and B group vitamins
By Susan Phillips | Thursday, July 14, 2016
Susan Phillips, APD, experienced dietitian and nutritionist in Brisbane commonly sees people with diabetes and provides dietary assessment, advice, education and meal plans to help manage diabetes.
By Susan Phillips | Sunday, March 20, 2016
The Mediterranean diet is responsible for the good health and longevity of people in the Mediterranean region. A large volume of research supports the benefits of the Mediterranean style of eating in managing many common lifestyle related health problems including- diabetes, heart disease, blood pressure, cholesterol, overweight and obesity, osteoarthritis, dementia and cancer. What's more, the diet is economical.
By Susan Phillips | Monday, November 30, 2015
Christmas parties present a real challenge for the weight watcher. With some careful planning and good decision making you can survive the festive season without piling on the kilos. Read on for my hot tips.
By Susan Phillips | Sunday, November 22, 2015
Are you keen to lose a few kilos with little effort? Read on for my top 10 nudge techniques: REDUCE YOUR PLATE SIZE.
By Susan Phillips | Thursday, October 15, 2015
World Food Day is celebrated on Friday October 16. It is a day of international action against hunger. The official goal of the day is to "heighten public awareness of the world food problem and strengthen solidarity in the struggle against hunger, malnutrition and poverty."