The Dairy Debate!

Low-fat dairy is everywhere, and it’s consumption has been encouraged for years by the Australian dietary guidelines due to its low kilojoule content. But what really is the deal? With so many conflicting opinions on full fat and low…

March Newsletter 01

This weeks My Fit Lunchbox Newsletter includes: - Sharing the Instagram Love from Ashleigh Jade! Supporting her HEALTHY Vegan lifestyle with My Fit Lunchbox! - LAST CHANCE for a STRESS FREE LONG WEEKEND! - My Fit Cafe - OPEN PUBLIC…

Saturated Fat - Is It Good or Bad?

Saturated fat - Is it good or bad? For years, the media perceived that eating foods high in fat was unhealthy, and advised low-fat diets and encouraged a higher intake of carbohydrates. The consumption of saturated fat, in particular was advised…

What are the basics of a healthy balanced meal?

Our body systems require a balance of macronutrients to function properly. The three macronutrients are carbohydrates, fat and protein, and contain micronutrients, which are essential vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and antioxidants.  Protein…

Australian Youth Culinary Selection: Jade Hugi-Ferguson

We are proud to announce that one of our incredibly talented chefs, Jade Hugi-Ferguson, has been hand selected to represent Australia as part of the Australian Youth Culinary Team at the IKA Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany. The Culinary…

Pitaya - what's all the fuss about?

Pitaya, also known as dragon fruit is the fruit of a cactus, and is low in kilojoules and very nutrient dense. It contains a very high content of vitamin C (up to 10 times the daily value), B vitamins, phosphorus, protein, calcium, fibre and…

What’s the difference between vegan and vegetarian diets?

Vegan and vegetarian diets have become increasingly more common over the last few years. There are many reasons people may choose to adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet, some may choose to because of strict moral and ethical values towards animal…

Why you should eat wholefoods every day

Eating food the way that nature intended is important, in fact eating wholefoods is not just a fad, they are an essential part of a balanced diet. Wholefoods give us fuel the way nature intended, with nourishing vitamins and minerals packed…

Healthy winter warmers

Sticking to a healthy eating plan can be the most difficult during winter. Ah winter weight, we’ve all been there right? First of all, no one feels like a cold salad during winter and you know what, that’s entirely valid. But there are a…

What is Omega 3 and why is it important?

Omega 3 is a polyunsaturated fat and essential fatty acid that our bodies need in our daily diet. The Omega 3 found in animal sources (EPA and DHA) are the building blocks for hormones that control immune function, blood clotting and cell growth.…