Happy Apple Nutrition Blog

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

How Mindful Eating Can Help You Lose Weight

Mindful eating is a term that gets thrown around a lot amongst dietitian's but what we often find here at Happy Apple Nutrition is that clients inside our weight loss coaching program haven't yet learnt how it can help with weight loss... And we don't blame them! We are bombarded with weight...

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How Food Labels Can Be Misleading

Low fat, reduced fat, 99% fat free, no added sugar, no added salt, gluten free, no preservatives. Interpreting food packaging is confusing! There are so many different nutrition and health claims that get slapped onto food packaging in an attempt to get your attention and highlight the reasons...

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​Signs You Are Losing Weight (Even if the scales aren’t changing)

Signs You Are Losing Weight (Even if the scales aren’t changing) Do you ever feel frustrated by the lack of change on the scales? You know you’re putting in the work, doing all the right things, perhaps even feeling like you’re making progress but the number on the scales stays the...

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How To Talk To Kids About Food & Nutrition

As a mum you wear many hats and educating your kids about healthy eating habits is no exception. As if parenting wasn’t already challenging enough, right? Many of the mums we work with in our 50 for 5 program have goals for their own health and weight loss but also for setting the best example...

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How Exercise Affects The Body

How Exercise Affects The Body If regular exercise was a medication, it would be the most widely prescribed drug in the world. Exercise has what is known as a ‘dose-response’ relationship; which means that the more you do, the more rewards that you reap... Very different to pharmaceutical...

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Is Snacking OK When Losing Weight?

If you feel physically hungry between meals, healthy snacks are fine to consume and can help to prevent getting over-hungry and consequently overeating at the next meal. Snacks should typically be low in saturated fat and added sugar, high in fibre and less than 600kJ. What is Physical...

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5 Healthy Ways To Eat Carbs & Sugar

You've heard it all before... MYTH: To achieve weight loss you have to cut all carbs and sugar from your diet. Only to find that this lasts for a week or two at most, before you're ready to start eating the walls! Healthy eating and achieving your goals shouldn't leave you hungry and...

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How ‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ Foods Can Affect Weight Loss

Do you ever find yourself labeling foods as ‘good’ or ‘bad’? We have all been there, right? ‘Chocolate after dinner, how naughty!’ ‘I’ve been really good today, I’ve had nothing but vegetables’. But labeling certain foods or behaviors around food, may be damaging your mindset. Why Does This...

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Smart Eating Week

Challenge yourself to set good habits for Smart Eating Week 2020 10th – 16th February 2020 It’s Smart Eating Week this week, and to celebrate we are giving away our top 5 (not so secret) tips to eat well J 1) BOOST YOUR VEGGIE INTAKE We know you know, most Australians don’t eat enough...

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How to eat well on Christmas day

How to eat well on Christmas day Hosting Christmas at your house this year? Or maybe you are heading to your sisters place and asked to bring a plate? No matter where you are on Christmas day, these are our tips to eating well: It can be a challenge to feed a group of people with different...

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