Interesting articles about nutrition, health and behaviour change

Mental Health Nutrition

Find out why Mental Health Nutrition (Nutritional Psychiatry) is emerging as a new field of nutrition and how it can help you manage your mental health.

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Recipe: Zingarella Pasta

This recipe is a pasta dish inspired by a trip to Amalfi Pizzeria Ristorante in Adelaide. It brings vegetables together with large South Australian prawns and a white wine stock infused with Kangaroo Island's famous ligurian honey.

Recipe: Curried Chickpeas

A Mediterranean, vegan and vegetarian friendly dish that works beautifully as a weeknight dinner meal. This curried chickpeas recipe will delight even the most experienced vegetarian eaters.

Recipe: Fassolada Soup

Recipe: Traditional Greek Fassolada or white bean soup. Vegetarian, vegan and easter lent fasting friendly, this version is the best fassolada soup I have ever made. It contains great northern beans, carrot, celery and plenty of tomato. Very delicious!

The way to spark healthy eating

Healthy eating can be easy to achieve short-term, but making changes last long-term can be a tricky part of the process. With the failures of restrictive fad diets being well known, evidently, the smart way to changing your eating is by taking a more gradual approach. The science behind such long-term behaviour changes has been well studied and being aware of the behaviour change process might just help you become unstuck. taking you to the next stage of change is critical in moving through the cycle. We have written this article to help you understand what you need to do to find the spark to get started on healthy eating and where to look for the right support to see those changes last, long-term. 

New low-carb diet book by CSIRO

We look to the Dietitians Association of Australia to summarise the nitty-gritty science behind the new CSIRO low-carb diet book. The way the diet is promoted seems to have overlooked the one key ingredient of its success, whilst over-stating its role in managing diabetes.

The CSIRO Low Carb Diet

Your blood sugar levels and diabetes medication could be on their way down thanks to the latest advances in nutrition science. However, it is not for everyone and to achieve the benefits of a low carbohydrate diet, seek the support and supervision of an Accredited Practising Dietitian, says Associate Professor, Grant Brinkworth of the CSIRO, creators of the CSIRO Low Carb Diet.