Carbohydrates - take a closer look

By Meeghan, 23 October, 2013

If we select the right carbohydrates to fuel our bodies, we will have more chance of sustaining our weight loss - rather than cutting them out all together.

When life gives you lemons…

By Meeghan, 26 November, 2014

Start your day with the juice of one lemon in one cup of warm water. Lemons are packed with vitamin C and will boost your immune system.

Hot Chilli!

By Meeghan, 23 October, 2013

Get your chilli on with our healthy pasta recipe.

Sommelier extraordinaire

By Meeghan, 25 July, 2013

Rachael is a member of the Forever Strong Dry July team and has done some great research.

Australian Dietary Guidelines wash up

By Meeghan, 28 February, 2013

“It’s time to get real and realise diets don’t work. The best solution to the obesity epidemic is to prevent it with healthier eating patterns and more physical activity” Rosemary Stanton

To weigh or not to weigh, that is the question?

By Meeghan, 26 July, 2012

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison

Carob Treats

By Meeghan, 19 July, 2012

Satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt.

Red meat raises hearty concerns

By Meeghan, 30 March, 2012

New study adds more evidence to the health risks of eating high amounts of red meat, which has been associated with type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, and certain cancers in other studies.

Soy and your health

By Meeghan, 26 February, 2012

This article has been written by Meaghan Butterley.

Festive Eating 2011

By Meeghan, 23 January, 2012

It is often easy to abandon our healthy eating behaviours during the festive season with the never-ending supply of festive temptations. There are a few simple things that we can do to help to manage our eating without missing out on the enjoyment of the festive season.

Difference between a dietitian and a naturopath?

By Meeghan, 29 October, 2011

As a dietitian, I commonly get asked about the difference between naturopaths and dietitians. Whilst the roles of these health professionals do overlap, they are quite different in terms of the services offered. The following is a brief description of these roles. The article below has been written by Meaghan Butterley.

The humble baked bean

By Meeghan, 28 May, 2011

Baked beans are a convenient and nutritious snack food which are a good source of dietary fibre.

Run For The Kids Nutrition Guidelines

By Meeghan, 22 March, 2011

The following article has been written by Meaghan Butterley.

Which diet is best?

By Meeghan, 24 February, 2011

The following article has been written by Meaghan Butterley.

Christmas the season for weight gain?

By Meeghan, 17 December, 2010

“People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas.”

Boost your muscles with milk

By Meeghan, 15 November, 2010

A humble glass of milk may give you an edge after training.

Fish important all year round

By Meeghan, 1 April, 2010

Good Friday is traditionally a time to eat fish but fish is essential in your diet all year round.

Water the super nutrient

By Meeghan, 12 March, 2010

It is recommended you drink a minimum of six to eight 150ml glasses of water every day.

Dietitian Robert Haala

By Meeghan, 10 June, 2009

Find the right information and practical tips to help make healthy choices.

Iron explained

By Meeghan, 10 May, 2009

It is thought that up to five per cent of the Australian population has iron deficiency anaemia.