Apr 29

Healthy Cuisines

We all like to eat out, but some cuisines are healthier than others. So here’s the list of goodies when it comes to all the foodie options! On this same note, my clients always say they always put weight on when they travel. It’s actually easy to eat healthy for any cuisine type; it’s just […]

Mar 26

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Gluten Free

 

Gluten Free

What exactly is Gluten Free? Coeliac disease? Wheat free? How do you know if any of this applies to you? What are the signs? Lola Berry was on 3AWs The Weekend Break and explains it all for us…
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Mar 26
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Breakfast

A Healthy Breakfast! Watch Lola talk about Breakfast on Network Ten’s The Circle 1. Why is brekkie so important? It kick starts our whole body, our metabolism, it’s important for moods and brain health If you start the day with no brekkie or just a pice of toast with jam you’re not setting yourself up […]

Mar 18

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Gut Health

Gut Health
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Our gut is the king when it comes to health – when you’re gut is out of whack so is everything else! Symptoms:
  • Bloating
  • Gas
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
Gut brain connection:
  • 90% of our serotonin receptors are in the gut. So when your tummy is out of whack it changes your mood, you’ll feel down and you’ll be less inclined to want to eat healthy foods.
Cutting out Allergens:
  • By cutting allergens out of the diet like wheat, dairy, sugar and artificial jazz you’re giving your digestive system a helping hand. You’ll notice you’ll drop lots of the tummy weight and bloating within a matter of days.
What to swap milk for?
  • Oat milk
  • Almond milk
  • Rice milk
  • Coconut milk
* All found in your supermarkets and health food stores What to swap wheat for?
  • Spelt
  • Rye
  • Quinoa
  • Millet
  • Buckwheat (no relation to wheat)
What to swap sugar for?
  • Honey
  • Maple syrup
  • Stevia
Mar 3

Acid and Alkaline Foods

Acid & Alkaline Foods Heartburn, bloating, insomnia? It could be that you have too acidic a diet. Types of Alkaline foods: • all fruit • all veggies • nuts and seeds Types of Acid foods: • grains • meats • dairy • refined sugars (packet foods, junk) Acid/ Alkaline in our body Your body is actually alkaline by design, but acidic by […]

Jan 10

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Can Food Change Your Mood?

Mood Foods

Listen to Lola Berry talk about Mood Foods on 3AW’s The Weekend Break Part 1 – Mood Foods (3AW)

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Part 2 – Mood Foods (3AW)
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Watch a snippet of Lola in studio below!
Scroll further to watch Lola’s first ever online video also about Mood Foods!

 When You’re Stressed..

– Magnesium relaxes the brain when you’re stressed
– High food sources of magnesium are dark green leafies (the darker the green the more magnesium), raw nuts and seeds, whole grains
– Protein: as this feeds all our important neurochemical pathways, when these guys are in check you’ll be able to handle stress better, best food sources of protein are red meat, chicken, turkey, fish and organic eggs

Feel Sluggish / Mentally Foggy?  

– Boost dopamine pathways – this is the neuro chemical in charge of focus, drive, determination
– Blue green algea can boost dopamine
– All meats can boost dopamine levels

How About when Moody / Cranky Irritable?

When you’re cranky, you’re probably dehydrated. Water is the key when it comes to balanced health

When Depressed / Feeling ‘Blue’?

Blueberries to enhance the mood as they can cross the blood brain barrier. they are the perfect quick energy brain food, great to have before an exam or even a few before a work out for the quick hit of fructose