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An insight into Prebiotics and their impact on Gut Health

When it comes to gut health you always hear about Probiotics but what about Prebiotics?? Prebiotics are defined as non-digestible, non-metabolised food ingredients that beneficially affect the body by stimulating and supporting the growth and activity of bacteria (microflora) found... Continue Reading →

7 tips for battling the Supermarket to find the Healthy option. 

My ideal style of eating to promote health and wellness is that of whole foods, home made as much as possible and very limited processed packaged foods. I was asked by one of my clients recently for snack and lunch... Continue Reading →

7 Foods to Boost your Immune System

It's that time of year where the weather changes, unfortunately this change in the weather also brings about sore throats and runny noses. It's time to make sure your fuelling your body with the right foods and nutrients to help... Continue Reading →

My Weight Loss Story….

If you were to draw a line or connect the dots through my progress to better health it would look like a zig zag. I have had ups and downs, success, plateau and fails.  My quest for better health has always... Continue Reading →

Spaghetti Bolognese

Do you put veggies in your Spaghetti Bolognese? Spaghetti Bolognese or "Spag Bowl" as it gets called in our household is one of my all time favourite meals. I have many fond childhood memories of family dinners that revolve around the... Continue Reading →

The Power of Broccoli

Who else called broccoli "little trees" when they were younger?  I am a huge fan of Broccoli. I will admit I didn't always enjoy the "little trees". But over time it has become one of my favourite vegetables. The health... Continue Reading →

How is Your Digestive Health?

Digestive health is such an important element when looking at overall wellness and vitality. If your body is not optimally digesting food you may be missing out on essential nutrients needed for bodily processes and function. As science and medicine... Continue Reading →

Over Night Oats & The end of a Peanut Butter Jar!!!

(Sorry in advance for another post on peanut butter)  I know this is nothing new....but it is new for me. I discovered this brilliant idea recently on Instagram. One of the many wonderful food lovers I follow frequently does this... Continue Reading →

H2O- Drink it up!!!

If you live in Queensland, Australia you would know that the last few weeks have been HOT!! It's Summer time and most of us are out in the sunshine enjoying the outdoors. Whether your inside or outside doing physical activity... Continue Reading →

Lunch ideas: Quinoa Tabbouleh

This week one of my clients needed a bit of inspiration for her work lunches so I got to work and found this beauty of a recipe for her to try. Its quick and easy to prepare and makes enough... Continue Reading →

Back to reality….

I love holidays. No routine, relaxing, less responsibility, adventures and endless possibilities. Memories are made and good times are had. The only thing I don't like about holidays is that they end. I always have trouble getting back into routine and... Continue Reading →

Hello & Welcome to my Blog!!

My name is Joanna Hawkins and I am a certified nutritionist. I have a passion to help people get back on track with their health through food as medicine. Food plays an important role in your body’s energy production, growth, function... Continue Reading →

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