Happy Apple Nutrition Blog

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

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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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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