Geelong Medical & Health Group News

6 (Meatless!) Protein Powerhouses

February 5 2019

Protein is the nutrient-of-the-moment right now, thanks to the meat-heavy Paleo Diet trend. But there’s actually good reason to make sure you’re getting enough: Research shows that having adequate protein at each meal may help you hold on to muscle mass as you age. And you don’t have to exist on a diet of protein shakes and...

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Nutrition For Everyday Activity

March 21 2018

The current National Physical Activity Guidelines recommend that Australian adults put together at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity on most or preferably all days of the week. If you are active to this level or less, then the general healthy eating principles outlined in the Australian Dietary Guidelines and Nutrition Australia’s Healthy Eating Pyramid, are likely to...

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8 Ways To Fight Fatigue With Food

March 7 2018

Fatigue is a very common complaint nutritionists hear and more often than not, they choose to accept that tiredness is the norm. However, this is far from the truth! We don’t have to live with feelings of fatigue and to help get your vitality back, here are eight ways to heal fatigue with nutrition. 1. Eat...

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5 Muscle-Building Foods

November 20 2017

Boost and energy and build muscles by eating these nutrient-dense foods. Hard-boiled eggs One large egg packs 6g of protein. Try boiling a batch together and storing in the fridge. It is an easy snack to pack for your after-workout. Precooked quinoa It has 8g of complete protein per cup, delivering all nine of the...

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Nutrition Tips To Heal Wounds Fast

September 12 2017

It is very inconvenient and sometimes irritating to have a wound, scratch or even a minor scrape. You worry about cleaning and keeping it away from infection and constantly ask yourself when will your wound heal? Did you know that food choices and nutritional status can influence wound healing? Because nutrients are also lost in...

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The Swap To A Nutritious, Healthy Diet

August 19 2017

If you are reading this, then chances are that you are contemplating on making some healthy choices in your diet and simply looking for motivation. Planning, enjoying and sticking to a nutritious diet comes down to the little changes that you can make in your daily life. While salt and sugar, add some flavor to...

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Why Is Nutrition Important For Health?

August 7 2017

Want to have a longer, healthier life? Have a hard time dropping those last few pounds? Then it’s time to rev up your diet! Proper nutrition is crucial to your health and longevity. A diet based on whole, natural foods can ward off disease and add years to your life. In the long run, it...

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