Fussy Eaters

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Are your kids FUSSY EATERS? Would you like some tips on how to minimise ‘fussiness’? A recent article by the BBC delves into why some children are more fussy than others when it comes to food choice. Genetics, environmental and evolutionary influences all play a role in a child’s like/dislike of a food. Up until 24 months of age it seems most … Read More

Fruits and Vegetables – Exactly How good are they for you?

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We all know that fresh fruits and vegetables are good for us but did you know just HOW good they are? Today I’m summarising some of the compelling evidence available regarding consumption of vegetables and fruit. What do Fruits and Vegetables Contain? Fresh fruits and vegetables are nature’s nutrient powerhouses(1). An individual can easily meet their requirements for all vitamins … Read More

Macros, Micros? Vitamins and Minerals? What, exactly, IS Nutrition?!

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When it comes to the world of health, dieting, combating diabetes & obesity, weight-loss, fitness, nutrition and wellbeing in general, there are many terms being thrown around that aren’t completely understood by the majority of the population. Things like low-carb, paleo, ketogenic, insulin-resistance, nutrient-deficiencies, high-protein and much more. At their heart, these terms are to do with the food (nutrients) we eat and how … Read More

Waiheke Weddings

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Waiheke Island, New Zealand. A perfectly pristine getaway only 30 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Auckland’s CBD (plus a bonus a relaxing boat ride to get there)! [photos by The Official Photographers]   Waiheke Island lies almost in the middle of the Hauraki Gulf, East of Auckland’s CBD. It is the most populous of the islands in the gulf with … Read More

Auckland in a Hurry!

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I was recently passing through Auckland, New Zealand’s largest City, with only 2 full days and 1 night to experience her offerings. I tell you now, it was NOT ENOUGH time! I highly recommend making it a longer stay if you plan on visiting, as Auckland is a beautiful city teeming with unexpected entertainment and dozens of things to do … Read More