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Hot date (slice)

June 14, 2016

The winter has arrived, at least here in Australia. It’s getting cold and dark early.  In this time of the year there’s nothing better than cuddling up on front of open fire with a hot date (slice). Once you’ve tried it, you’ll be asking for it to come back to you every night. And day. And in between.. Your life will never be the same. Trust me, you can’t get enough of the hot date (slice). So, are you in…

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Food Revolution

May 10, 2016

This year, for the first time ever Jamie Oliver is launching ‘Food Revolution Day’ on Saturday May 19th, 2012. We are taking a stand with him in joining the movement for real whole food. Food Revolution Day is a day of action to inspire, educate, and empower people everywhere to stand up for REAL, healthy food. And so, Flannerys Supermarket, local author Hazel Key and Brisbane nutritionist Beata Sinclair ( that would be me 🙂 ) are combining forces on…

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Fooling Your Hunger Hormone

April 28, 2016

Are you influenced by food labels? A new study suggests that the information they provide can determine the way your body responds to the food. Clinical psychologist Alia Crum prepared vanilla milkshakes and divided them up into two large batches. She labeled the shakes in one batch as containing 140 calories with no fat and no added sugar. The other batch (named Indulgence), displayed labels stating each shake contained 620 calories. In fact however, both batches provided 300 calories per…

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Is processed food healthy?

April 13, 2016

“If it’s on a supermarket shelf, it must be safe. There is an agency/department that watches over what is added and what’s been done to the food we all buy in a supermarket. They would never allow anything harmful or not properly tested for safe human consumption to be added to the food I’m feeding my family”. That’s what I thought before I studied nutrition. Looking back I can not believe my naivety…or trust in the big food industry. Robyn…

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Coffee explained

March 13, 2016

Who doesn’t like a good cup of coffee? For many of us coffee is the saviour, the liquid Prozac, the energy dispenser. The delicious smell of coffee alone will coax us out of bed in the morning. If you are a coffee lover, you are not alone. Global consumption of coffee has been estimated to be 120,000 tonnes per year. I have been a tea drinker all my life and only started to appreciate coffee in my late 30’s, mostly…

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Butter vs margarine

February 7, 2016
Butter vs margarine

FINALLY! Butter is now officially PROVEN to be a better choice than margarine for heart health. I would not be able to tell you how often I was slammed for saying exactly that: eat butter, NOT margarine! Butter is a real food, margarine is an artificial “food-like” substance. Butter is packed with naturally occurring Vit D , Vit A (butter is one of the easiest forms of vitamin A to absorb. Vitamin A promotes good vision, a healthy thyroid and adrenal…

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