What is The Low FODMAP Diet: A quick summary on what you need to know about The Low FODMAP Diet – Blog By Evelyn Vo

Do you often experience digestive stress after eating certain foods? Does it feel so uncomfortable that you are unable to continue what you were doing? You’re not alone. Research have reported that around 20 % of the Australian population have IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), and of these, 4 in 5 respond to a low FODMAP diet. What is The Low FODMAP Diet? And how does it work?

Why its important to get your Iron up – By Evelyn Vo (Nutritionist)

Iron is an important mineral, which is a key component in red blood cells responsible for the transportation of oxygen in the blood tissues throughout the body (haemoglobin). It is also involved in immune function, acts as an oxygen reservoir (myoglobin), and is important for children’s cognitive and physical development. Without sufficient iron, haemoglobin levels will be low and anaemia will result.

Is Sugar Really that Bad For You?

We have to admit, sugar does not have the best reputation. Despite being delicious, sugar has often been demonised by media personalities who argue that it makes us fat, sick, that it is a poison and is slowly killing us. That said, the majority of us regularly consume sugar. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australians consume about the equivalent of 14 teaspoons of white sugar per day. Sugar cravings are often responsible for our late night binges and the inevitable sugar crash afterwards. The picture looks very bleak, but is sugar really that bad for us? Are the media personalities right in their crusade against sugar?