Happy Apple Nutrition Blog

Here are our latest Nutrition Tips, Tricks and Info to help you reach your goals

How to lose weight and still celebrate the festive season

I’m sure you’ve heard it before – ‘I’ll lose weight next year’ and ‘my diet will start on January 1st’ – But why is it so common to have this way of thinking? Well the answer is clear, Christmas is such a fun time of the year that we want to be able to ENJOY ourselves … and the food...

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Let’s talk about meat

Let’s talk about meat – updates from the heart foundation Following on from our last blog, the heart foundation has also updated their guidelines on meat and poultry consumption! Did you know that Australia is one of the biggest meat-eating countries in the WORLD, consuming more meat than what...

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What does milk, eggs and meat have in common at the moment?

What does dairy, eggs and meat have in common right now? The Heart Foundation updated its guidelines and has got everyone talking Is full cream milk better than low fat? How many eggs can I eat a week? Am I eating too much meat? It can be so confusing when guidelines change, we know, but...

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Just another dietitian talking about vegetables!

Just another dietitian talking about vegetables We all know that vegetables are good for us, so I'm sure that’s not news to anyone, but in light of National Nutrition week this week being all about how to try for five serves of veg each day by embracing your food ‘waste’ we thought it was a good...

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What to do about the Health Star Rating when you go Shopping!

Health Star Ratings The health star system has sure sparked a lot of conversation in the media. How do we use it? Is it accurate? Why don’t all products have it? You would think that the Health Star Rating system would make it easier to choose healthier products, but when you pick up two...

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When did we become a society that shames people for exercising?

When did we become a society that shames people for exercising? You probably saw Nike’s plus size mannequin posted on social media recently, which has sparked conversation about ‘promoting obesity’. One particular comment got us fired up, which suggested that individuals with larger builds...

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Meal planning, is it really worth it?

Meal planning, is it really worth it? Let me play out a scenario, which I think MOST of us can relate to... Scenario one: MONDAY 6am – wake up: ‘hmm, my turn to cook tonight, it’s going to be EPIC, but obviously very healthy too... what will it be?’ 10am – morning tea break at work: “Hey...

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Our first Blog Post - Protein Portions for Perfect Plating (now say that 3 times fast!)

Protein portions for perfect plating (now say that three time fast, I dare you!) You’ve heard it all before ... when aiming for weight loss ‘Portion control is key’, ‘Everything in moderation’, but what actually IS a good portion size when it comes to the protein side of things? We could make...

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