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#Covid Safe &  Healthy Eating

#Covid Safe & Healthy Eating

What a rollercoaster of a week it has been... So many unsettling emotions, yet not estranged ones. We are wanting to let you know that the team at HEG and our nutritionist, Vicky Gomez, are still here to help. Dietetics and nutrition are essential, and we will still...

The Vitamin C Story! All you need to know

The Vitamin C Story! All you need to know

Vitamin C may be associated with oranges, but there is much more to this Vitamin C story. This is what you need to know about vitamin C and what it does for your immune system.Our first instinct when we are worried about getting a cold or the flu, our first knee-jerk...

Master ANTIOXIDANT – Glutathione

Master ANTIOXIDANT – Glutathione

MASTER ANTIOXIDANT – What more can we do to be “Nutritionally Bullet Proof”?? We often underestimate how nutrition can improve many conditions and pathways… During these circumstances we have been more aware of the role of nutrition and we are searching for what more...

Maca & Its Benefits!

Maca & Its Benefits!

    ... heat under the sheets! Maca is one of those supplement powders that has made itself well known, probably     due to its claim of “creating heat under the sheets”…..It also boosts health, energy,       improves your mood as well as your libido. The maca plant...

Healthy Smoothies

Healthy Smoothies

Not all smoothies are equal.... Are you sceptical about the latest smoothie recipe online or in store? How to decipher between a smoothie and a fruit juice should be very simple, but it may not be as easy as it seems.  The key is to know the difference between a fruit...

Breakfast Solutions

Breakfast Solutions

From our Nutritionist: Whether you are convinced or not that breakfast is your most important meal, there is much research to support that it actually is!! Missing breakfast can set you up for a fall. I see it like this…. snacks, lunch and dinner are the hangover from...

Pre-Run Food

Pre-Run Food

From our Nutritionist: The motivation for this post is my client who is running 100 km around the south-eastern suburb.....YES 100km! .. 100km I repeat! ...... in one go... one day...as crazy as it sounds it’s pushing the limits... the body’s limits... with a good...

How much is too much Coffee?

How much is too much Coffee?

2-3cups or more? Should you be concerned 😟 The good news is that a safe amount of caffeine per day is up to 400 milligrams. (For the record that’s 6 cups of coffee or 4 espressos). It’s not one size fits all though and sensitivity varies for each person or health...

Why Zucchini is Amazing!!

Why Zucchini is Amazing!!

You want to know why I lOVE Zucchini, why is it  my fav vegetable??? This squash is not to be underestimated as just a filler or a mock carbohydrate, it is jam packed with goodness. The moisture and the fiber content for digestive health. Not to mention it reduces...

Boost your immunity…

Boost your immunity…

We all talk about boosting our immune system, What does this actually mean? Well the simple answer is that Without a fighting immune system, we become susceptible to all sorts of infectious diseases and viruses. A big topic of conversation at the minute and leading...