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Why I Never Consume Vegetable Oils			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(4)

Why I Never Consume Vegetable Oils 5/5 (4)

If you begin to peruse the isles of your local supermarket and begin reading the ingredient list of everyday food products, you will likely notice that ‘vegetable oil’ is listed as an ingredient in many of these packaged foods.Vegetable oils are found in practically...

Real Butter is Good for You			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(3)

Real Butter is Good for You 5/5 (3)

Real butter is good for you, truly it is! Butter is far superior to margarine, vegetables spreads and oils. Some of you may have believed that butter has always been the enemy, but as it turns out we have been incredibly misled. It’s actually one of the healthiest...

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate			No ratings yet.

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate No ratings yet.

It might surprise you that hundreds of years ago cacao, the primary ingredient in chocolate was prized for its medicinal properties. However when it comes to chocolate, not just any chocolate will do. Chocolate can be good for you, but I don’t recommend the ones found...

10 Ways to Get More Greens Into Your Diet			No ratings yet.

10 Ways to Get More Greens Into Your Diet No ratings yet.

You’ve probably heard that it’s important to ‘eat plenty of fruits and vegetables’ but how much is enough? The right amount depends on so many factors, including age, gender, physical activity, the quality of the vegetables you eat and whether you are going through a...

Are You New to Fermentation?			No ratings yet.

Are You New to Fermentation? No ratings yet.

If you are completely new to fermenting foods, then fermenting vegetables is probably the easiest way to get started in the world of fermentation. When you ferment vegetables you can use a method called ‘wild fermentation’ which basically means the only ingredients...

Why you need to eat fermented foods			No ratings yet.

Why you need to eat fermented foods No ratings yet.

If you’ve been following Changing Habits for a while you’ll already know that we love fermented foods. There is a really good reason for this. Did you know that we are more microbial than human?There are 10x more microbes in our bodies than there are human cells and...

The health benefits of cooking with cumin			No ratings yet.

The health benefits of cooking with cumin No ratings yet.

Both whole and ground cumin seeds are used in cooking in many cultures due to its beautiful aroma and distinct taste. Cumin adds an earthy flavour to foods and can be used as a staple in dishes like soups, curries, gravy, slow cooked meats, in marinades, in dukkah and...

A day in the life of an elite athlete			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	1/5							(1)

A day in the life of an elite athlete 1/5 (1)

Tyron Boorman is a 19 year old Junior World Rowing medal winner who is now attending the University of Canberra and still training 30 to 35 hours a week. Changing Habits have proudly sponsored Tyron over the last 3 years and his goal is to represent Australia at the...

For the love of eggs			No ratings yet.

For the love of eggs No ratings yet.

Sadly, based on some faulty science, many people still believe that eggs are unhealthy and that they should be limiting the amount they consume. This happened because eggs contain cholesterol. But what the majority of people don’t understand is that 85% of blood...

Why Sleep is Critical for Optimum Health			No ratings yet.

Why Sleep is Critical for Optimum Health No ratings yet.

Less sleep than ever before As a population we are all sleeping less now than ever before. 31% of us are sleeping less than 6 hours per night and 69% of people have insufficient sleep. The problem isn’t just that we are waking up earlier; much of the issue has to do...

Silly season food tips			No ratings yet.

Silly season food tips No ratings yet.

Do you want to stay healthy over the silly season but you’re feeling confused as to what to make that will be tasty, nourishing and still be healthy?We have compiled a few of our favourite breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, snacks and drink ideas to help keep you...

11 must have foods for top health			No ratings yet.

11 must have foods for top health No ratings yet.

For our ancestors food was there to provide a means for survival, and a time to gather and communicate. Their lifestyle was based on survival, as the seasons ebbed and flowed they ate the foods available to them during that time of year. Sweet fruits and fatty meats...

The many benefits of fat			No ratings yet.

The many benefits of fat No ratings yet.

Let’s clear up the myth that fat is bad for you. Humans need fat to be healthy - it is actually essential for our bodies. Here are some facts to ponder on if you are questioning whether you will be using butter over margarine (which by the way is a concoction of...

From autism to wellness – a mum’s story			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(1)

From autism to wellness – a mum’s story 5/5 (1)

I rmet Kirsty at the 2015 Wellness Summit and after our discussion there, I just had to interview her so that I could share her story with our Changing Habits community. This interview is available as an audio file as well, but by popular demand, we’ve also made it...

Eleven ways to help rid gas and bloating			No ratings yet.

Eleven ways to help rid gas and bloating No ratings yet.

Let’s talk about gas and bloating. As a nutritionist I know that people struggle with it. A lot.Narrowing down the reasons why some people get bloated can take some detective work, but it is possible if you’re willing to put in a bit of time and effort.A gas leak (if...

Top 10 ways to use Cacao Quick Hunger Fix			No ratings yet.

Top 10 ways to use Cacao Quick Hunger Fix No ratings yet.

There’s no need to buy eight different ingredients for your favourite chocolate recipes! Our Changing Habits Organic Cacao Quick Hunger Fix has all the ingredients you need to make the following recipes which will save you time and money in the long run! Our latest...

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