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The Friendlies top nutrition tips

Top diet and nutrition tips from the Friendlies Physiotherapy Service dietitian to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Fat is not the enemy Fat is often seen in a very negative light, but it is important to remember that healthy fats are a fundamental part of a well balanced diet. Healthy fats help absorption of Vitamin A, D, E & K and also decrease sugar cravings by increasing post meal satiety. Aim to consume: Fish – 2-3 serves per week Avocadoes –More

The Friendlies help with food intolerances, gut health and other diet problems

                          The Friendlies is happy to introduce Kelly Daly, our new dietitian who will be working from Friendlies Physiotherapy Service. With a never ending interest in food, cooking and health, I went straight from school to university to complete a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics. I completed studies at The University of the Sunshine Coast in 2012 and have been working with individuals to improve their health everMore

How to feel full without gaining weight over winter

The Friendlies Physiotherapy Service dietitian Alessandra Winfield has some great advice on how to stay healthy and avoid those extra winter kilos. As the weather gets cooler, we tend to eat more food. Psychologically, when winter arrives and we feel a bit cold, we tend to choose foods that are warming and comforting.  So we ditch the salads and eat more hot foods that most likely contain a higher calorie level. With days that are shorter, we also tend toMore
winter fitness

Tips to keep up the exercise in winter

Keeping healthy and active all year round is important to maintain your overall health, mood and general wellbeing. Physiotherapist Matt Churchill has some tips for exercising and keeping fit during the colder months. We all know it can be difficult to get moving now the weather is getting cooler, however it is important to keep active to maintain your fitness, health and boost your immune system. Below are some tips for exercising in winter. Warm up and stretches: Winter bringsMore