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Simple Soups: 6 Easy, Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes

Stay warm this winter with these simple, whole food plant-based soup recipes. Perfect for batch-cooking, and made with ingredients easily sourced from your local supermarket. 

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Free Simple Soups plant-based recipe book
Free Simple Snacks plant-based recipe book

Simple Snacks: 6 Easy, Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes

Stuck for healthy snack ideas? Download the Simple Snack eBook for 6 simple, whole food plant-based recipes. Perfect for packing in lunch boxes and snacking when out-and-about or on-the-go.

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The Glycaemic Index: How Foods Affect Your Blood Sugar

Have you ever wondered why some foods give you quick bursts of energy, while others seem to keep you going steadily for hours? Well, that's where the Glycaemic Index (GI) comes into play. In this article, we'll delve into the world of the Glycaemic Index and how it can help you make smarter food choices... read more

Breaking Bread: A Guide to Selecting the Healthiest Loaf

Feeling a little lost in the bakery isle? We hear you! Selecting the healthiest bread can be a perplexing task. With countless options to choose from, this article provides a concise guide to help you make informed decisions when it comes to picking the bread that best suits your nutritional needs and preferences... read more

Decoding Carbohydrates: How to Choose the Healthiest Options

Carbohydrates are a fundamental part of our diet, but not all carbs are created equal. To make the healthiest choices, it's important to understand the different types of carbohydrates and their impact on your well-being. In this article, we'll guide you through the world of carbohydrates, helping you make informed decisions for a healthier more

Whether it's work pressures, personal challenges, or the demands of daily life, stress can take a toll on our mental and physical well-being. While addressing the root causes of stress is essential, we often underestimate the power of food. What you eat can either exacerbate or alleviate stress. So, what are the best foods to choose when you're feeling overwhelmed?... read more

In our busy lives, we often experience unexpected bouts of hunger or fatigue that seem to come out of nowhere, leaving us perplexed and reaching for a snack or dying for a nap. However, these sensations might not always be what they seem. It turns out that the root cause of these mysterious feelings can often be traced back to a lack of hydration... read more

Sleep is the cornerstone of our well-being, playing a pivotal role in our physical and mental health. However, for many, the quest for a peaceful night's sleep can feel like an elusive dream. So, let's uncover the secrets of the sleep-friendly kitchen and explore a selection of sleep-enhancing foods that can help you drift into dreamland, ensuring you wake up feeling more

In a world increasingly concerned with environmental sustainability, the choice of what we put on our plates is of profound significance. Let's delve into the transformative potential of plant-based eating and how it contributes to a brighter future for our planet... read more

Omega-3 fatty acids, often referred to as the "good fats," have long been celebrated for their incredible health benefits. These essential nutrients play a pivotal role in supporting heart health, brain function, and overall well-being. Let's take a closer look at how to get enough on a plant-based diet... read more

For those who have chosen a vegan lifestyle, navigating dietary choices that support digestive harmony can present unique challenges. Learn how to manage gastrointestinal sensitivities while staying true to your plant-based more

Embracing a plant-based diet is not only a compassionate choice for the planet and animals but can also be incredibly beneficial for your health. However, one common misconception is that eating plant-based means spending a fortune on groceries. The truth is, with some savvy planning and a few practical strategies, you can follow a plant-based diet while staying within your budget. In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to enjoy nutritious, delicious, and budget-friendly plant-based meals... read more

Dietary choices play a pivotal role in promoting kidney health and slowing disease progression. One dietary approach that has garnered increasing attention is the adoption of a plant-based diet. By emphasising fruits, vegetables, legumes, and grains while reducing animal protein intake, plant-based diets offer a promising path to improving kidney function and overall well-being for individuals living with CKD.... read more

Dietary fibre, often overlooked in favour of trendy diets and superfoods, is an unsung hero of nutrition. This unassuming component of plants has a remarkable ability to enhance our digestive health, support weight management, and even lower the risk of chronic diseases. In this blog post, we'll delve into the fascinating world of dietary fiber, exploring its diverse types, health benefits, and practical tips to incorporate it into your daily diet for a healthier, happier you... read more

Whether you're a seasoned vegan or curious about integrating more plant-based options into your diet, effective meal planning is the cornerstone of success. In this blog post, we'll guide you through the art of plant-based meal planning, offering practical tips, delicious recipe ideas, and insights into the nutritional benefits of embracing a plant-focused approach to eating... read more

When it comes to versatile and nutritious plant-based foods, soy takes the center stage. From tofu and tempeh to soy milk and edamame, soy products offer a wealth of health benefits that go far beyond just being a meat substitute for vegetarians and vegans. In this blog post, we'll explore the numerous advantages of incorporating soy products into your diet, backed by scientific research... read more

Fruit and vegetables fall into five different colour categories: red, purple/blue, orange/yellow, green and white/brown. Each colour carries its own set of unique disease fighting chemicals called phytochemicals. Not only do these phytochemicals give fruits and vegetables their vibrant colour, they are also the reason for some of their health benefits... read more

Plant-based Dietitian & Nutritionist | Plant-based diets and gut health | Image

The adage "you are what you eat" couldn't be truer when it comes to your gut health. The digestive system, often referred to as the body's "second brain", plays a pivotal role in our overall health and vitality. In this post, we will explore the relationship between plant-based nutrition and gut health, delving into the science, the benefits, and the delicious ways you can nurture your gut with plant-powered goodness... read more

Plant-based Dietitian & Nutritionist | Enjoying a healthy plant-based pregnancy | Image

Pregnancy is a transformative period in a woman's life, marked by a heightened focus on nutrition and well-being. Amidst the array of dietary choices, plant-based diets have gained recognition for their potential benefits during this crucial phase. In this blog post, we'll explore the considerations, benefits, and essential nutrients to  support both maternal health and the development of a growing baby... read more

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A How-To Guide for Going Plant-Based

Adopting a plant-based diet can positively impact your health, the environment, and animal welfare. It's a choice that invites you to explore a world of delicious, cruelty-free cuisine while nourishing your body with vibrant, plant-powered goodness. In this blog post, I share, tips, tricks and some key nutrition information to help you embark on this empowering adventure... read more

Plant-based Dietitian & Nutritionist | Kidney health Week | Promotional Image

Could you be doing more to support the health of your kidneys? Let's go back to basics and explore the important role of nutrition this Kidney Health Week... read more

Plant-based Dietitian & Nutritionist | Plant-based diets & COVID-19 | Image

According to a new study, published in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health, following a plant-based diet may reduce severity of COVID-19 ... read more

Plant-based Dietitian & Nutritionist | What is a wholefood plant-based diet? | Image

A whole food plant-based diet includes whole - or minimally processed - fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts and ... read more

Plant-based Dietitian & Nutritionist | What are the benefits of a plant-based diet? | Image

Plant-based diets are often significantly lower in the things we are told to avoid ... read more

Plant-based Dietitian & Nutritionist | What is a wholegrain? | Image

The popularity of whole grains has increased significantly in recent times – and for good reason too. Research has shown that ... read more

Plant-based Dietitian & Nutritionist | Can a plant-based diet help treat or reverse disease | Image

Yes they can! Numerous research studies have shown ...  read more

Sustainability & Diet

The Australian Dietary Guidelines (ADGs) are under review for the first time in a decade. Doctors For Nutrition has been actively contributing to the ADGs process over the past 18-months to drive a shift towards more plant-centric guidelines. 

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The webinar will consist of a live panel discussion followed by a Q&A session where participants will have the opportunity to have their questions answered live by our panel of experts. 

10 April 2024

Plant-Based Nutrition 101

Join No Meat May and Accredited Practicing Dietitian Hollie Waters, via Facebook Live, to learn how to thrive with plant-rich eating and ensure all your nutritional needs are met.

4 May 2023

Is Plant-Based For You?

Making the transition can seem a little overwhelming, but we're here to say: plant-based is for everyone! Read on to put your worries away. View article

3 February 2023

Diabetes: Prevention and Reversal

Discover the power of plant-based nutrition in managing Type 2 Diabetes. Accredited Practicing Dietitian Hollie Waters provides valuable insights, practical tips, and evidence-based strategies to help you take control of your health and enjoy a balanced, nourishing plant-based diet. 

12 November 2022

Chickpeas Not Chicken

Plant-based nutrition expert Hollie Waters APD shares five reasons to leave poultry off your plate. View article

14 October 2022

Experts Reveal Worst Foods to Eat in the Morning

For people who enjoy breakfast as part of their morning routine, eating a well-balanced meal can provide long-lasting energy to fuel you throughout the day. However, many foods that are commonly eaten for breakfast are not necessarily nutritious and may even lead to digestive problems, or other issues. View article

6 July 2022

Enjoying a Healthy Plant-Based Pregnancy

There are many misconceptions concerning plant-based nutrition, and none more contentious than those relating to pregnancy. Hollie Waters, a Lead Dietitian for Doctors for Nutrition, shares advice on healthy eating during this important time. View article

Autumn 2022