Changing Habits Blog
Since its legalisation in Australia late last year, hemp has become a mainstay in many health food stores. But what is it and how might it benefit you?
Georgia Harding from Well Nourished shares her top tips for healthy grocery shopping.
Chemical household cleaners can be extremely toxic and pose some significant health risks. We take a look at some common harmful ingredients and explain why you should switch to natural cleaning products.
Getting outside can be so beneficial for your health. Here are 5 reasons to feel the sand between your toes!
While quitting sugar can be extremely tough, the health benefits are worth it – from sleeping better to improved skin and even a lowered risk of heart disease.
In our latest Facebook Live session, nutritionists Cyndi O’Meara and Sheridan Williamson discuss hormonal imbalances. Find out what can go wrong and how you can fix hormonal imbalances naturally.
It can be so hard to stop eating sugar. One former ‘sugar addict’ tells her story and provides some tips for kicking a sugar craving.
How often do you see a qualified nutritionist? Jordan, one of the Changing Habits nutritionists, explains the many ways in which a nutritionist can help with your health and why you should consider making an appointment with one.
How can you tell if you have an intestinal parasite and what do you do to treat one? Our nutritionist Sheridan explains.
Cyndi O’Meara explains why she chose to start eating meat after years as a vegetarian – and offers some advice for those thinking of shunning the consumption of animal products altogether
There has been a lot of talk about intermittent fasting lately. Our nutritionist Jordan takes a look at this practice and explains what it does for your body, the benefits of fasting and how to do it.
Did you know that food can play a huge role in helping to manage anxiety and depression? Our nutritionist Sheridan explains more and also looks at the detrimental impact of technology on these conditions.
Unplugging from technology is so important in today’s modern world. Our nutritionist Sheridan explains why we should unplug and how to do it.
Bee pollen is one of nature's most perfect and complete foods. It is created when flower pollen from the male part of the flower (the stamen) is collected on the bodies of bees. Flower pollen on its own is also nutritionally beneficial and can be consumed, but when...
We look at why it’s so important to look after your gut and what you can do to make sure you have a good balance of gut bacteria to help it function at its best.
Healing a leaky gut is possible on a vegetarian diet. Our nutritionist Jordan provides 10 simple tips to heal your leaky gut when you don’t consume meat.
In our latest FB Live session, our nutritionist Sheridan focuses on what may be causing you to gain weight (or making it difficult for you to lose weight), including things beyond the food you are eating.
Natural Product Expo 2018. Cyndi O’Meara finds buzz words like non-GMO, natural, organic, keto, vegan, fair-trade, sustainable and paleo are merely empty promises. Welcome to the organic, natural, non-GMO, sustainable, ultra-processed junk food revolution.
Have you ever noticed something called ‘xanthan gum’ listed as an ingredient on the products you buy? It is found in foods such as ice cream, gluten-free baked goods, custard and even salad dressings. But what is xanthan gum and should we eat it or avoid it? Here’s...
In my blog Signs of Magnesium Deficiency & What You Can Do About It, I discussed how important magnesium is when it comes to your health. Magnesium plays a number of roles in the body, such as regulating the activity of over 325 enzymes, reducing inflammation,...
Greens - you're probably thinking, "How boring!". But it doesn't have to be that way. If you want health and longevity, you should be eating your greens, so I will explain later how to make them seriously delicious and moreish (honest!). But, first, let's get to the...
The future looks bleak for the Australian health care system. If we fail to make major changes now, it will need an extra $57 billion of funding by 2040 to provide adequate care for our population. The government already spends around $170 billion a year on health...
Is there no end to the wonders of turmeric? Recent research has found that curcumin, the active component of turmeric, can benefit those with memory problems, like Alzheimer’s. The study, conducted by UCLA, involved 40 participants, aged 50 to 90 years, who had mild...
Nothing screams health like glowing skin. Many of us are on the quest for it and the cosmetics and toiletries industry in Australia has capitalized on that fact - to the tune of $4 billion annually (and growing!). But what if glowing skin didn’t come from the outside,...