Review of ‘That Sugar Film’ by Damon Gameau

2017-07-10T19:33:30+00:00 13 April 2015|Categories: EAT|Tags: , , , , , , |

That Sugar Film Review

 

Recently I went to see this very successful Australian documentary with one of my health-enthusiast friends. I found it engaging, playful, eye-opening, well-made and thought-provoking. The film is directed by and stars Damon Gameau. Damon is an Australian director and actor. After the film, Damon himself was available for a Q&A session which was very interesting and exciting to a

Energy Dense Banana Smoothie

2015-04-06T09:00:06+00:00 6 April 2015|Categories: EAT|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Energy dense weight gain smoothie

 

This smoothie was made with love for my lovely friend,  Christina. She is a hard-working Mum with three active children under five. Due to her busy lifestyle and health issues, she’s been struggling to gain weight for some time now. This smoothie is relatively high in calories, so would be suitable for you if

3 Nutrition Myths I used to believe

2017-07-10T19:33:51+00:00 30 March 2015|Categories: EAT|Tags: , , , , |

Image from getyourfittogether.org

I originally learnt about nutrition in 2007 when studying to become a personal trainer and also in more detail in 2008 -2011 while completing my Exercise and Sports Science degree. I was taught a lot of things which I now know aren’t true! Unfortunately, it’s like that in the field of science.

Here are three ‘facts’ we were taught which I now know are myths:

Myth 1: Saturated fats are the worst type of fat and should be avoided.

Actually, trans fats and refined polyunsaturated