Have you had an intention to improve your health and wellbeing? It might have been a goal to eat 5 serves of vegetables a day, get to bed by 10pm or walk 30 minutes a day.
Yet some time after setting that intention, you realised that you never started. Sound familiar? So, what does it take to convert an intention into action?
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The Huayhuash Trek in Peru is regarded as one of the most scenic treks in the world. The daily mountain and lake vistas are breathtaking. We completed the Classic Trek over nine days.
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Do I have to eat meat to be healthy? The simple answer is no!
No one eating pattern is necessarily healthy as it depends on whether the balance of nutrients provided meet your individual health requirements. You may choose to be:
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Matthew Evans in his book, “On Eating Meat”, reveals the realities of intensive commercial food production in Australia. Farming practices in other countries are also referred to.
Whilst many facts are presented in the 24 chapters, Matthew also shares his own journey with food—as a person who enjoys eating, a chef, and farmer. The way he shares his journey encourages the reader to examine his or her own relationship with food (not just meat).
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What are recommended portion sizes? This is a question that I am frequently asked. I am going to answer it from a general health and food sustainability perspective. This is the third article of our Food and Sustainability series.
As Michael Pollan, an advocate for sustainable eating, says, “Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
But what are the recommended portion sizes so we can avoid eating too much, enjoy eating and get the nutrients that we need?
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Calcium is well known as a requirement for strong bones and teeth, but what else do we need this mineral for?
Only 20% of Australians achieve the recommended intake for calcium. So, is eating calcium-rich foods enough?
Continue reading Calcium-rich Foods, or Supplements?