By: drstar

Pumpkin, lentil and chickpea soup
February 18, 2021

Pumpkin soup and toasty wholegrain bread a perfect lunch on cold winters day. But did you know that by adding some lentils and legumes to your soup can really boost their nutritional value for enhanced fertility and to you and your baby during pregnancy. Try this recipe for pumpkin lentil and chickpea soup by fertility and pregnancy nutrition expert Dr Anita Star

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Blueberry Muffins Recipe & a homemade vs shop bought comparison
February 18, 2021

Dr Anita Star pregnancy and paediatric dietitian, highlights how through home baking you can enjoy some treats without the excessive amounts of fats, sugars, and additives that are used in the same pre-made products purchased in the supermarket.

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The Mediterranean Inspired Food Shop for optimal fertility and pregnancy outcomes
February 18, 2021

What ingredients do you need to use to get the benefits of a Mediterranean diet in for fertility and pregnancy? Dr Anita Star Fertility and Pregnancy Dietitian, takes you through a healthy food shop and the key ingredients you need to include in your trolley.

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Kids Sushi Station
February 18, 2021

Kids love helping out in the kitchen. My little one was about to turn four in this pic. The sushi station…

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Iron deficiency in Pregnancy and Babies over 6 months
February 18, 2021

Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency I see in my practice. It is a big problem in many pregnant…

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A Healthy Twist on Fish & Chips
February 18, 2021

Dr Anita Star provides a delicious and healthy fish and chips recipe….Low mercury fish is great for fertility (see fish blog…

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Excessive Snacking and Fussy Eating
February 17, 2021

It may sound obvious, but as a parent I can definitely attest to the fact that too much snacking leads to…

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Healthy eating v.s. food restriction, and childhood obesity
February 17, 2021

Yummmmm kids milkshake. Did you know the research shows that parents who show high levels of diet restriction and control toward…

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Warm Pumpkin Lentil & Fetta (or grilled Holoumi )salad.
February 17, 2021

Warm Pumpkin Lentil and Fetta l (or grilled Holoumi ) salad. Ingredients 3 cups baby spinach leaves aprrox 3 cups diced…

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Easy Gluten Free Pizza Dough
February 17, 2021

Paediatric Dietitian Anita Star provides a gluten free pizza base perfect for those with coeliac disease or wheat allergy

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Egg and Veggie Pie
February 16, 2021

My little one helping cook dinner with Sid the Sloth the stuffed animal from pre school. The kids are each taking…

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Loaded Salads
February 13, 2021

Loaded salads – with the weather warming up out come the family salads. I love an all in meal salad containing…

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Lemon Braised Snapper
February 13, 2021

Did you know eating regular low mercury fish can help with fertility and decrease your chances of a premature bub when…

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SELF SERVE BURGERS AND FUSSY LITTLE EATERS
February 12, 2021

Burgers do not need to be unhealthy option when you make them from home. Just get some heart smart or 5…

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Folate an essential supplement 3 month pre-pregnancy & during pregnancy
January 26, 2021

Folate is essential to a healthy pregnancy, as it is used in the formation of the brain and nervous system early…

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Benefits to Great Pregnancy Nutrition
January 26, 2021

By Dr Anita Star Most women we talk to do not understand the huge impact good pregnancy nutrition can have on…

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Is Vegan eating health for Pregnancy or Children?
January 26, 2021

Vegan eating and keto are the two biggest diet fads at the moment, they are almost on opposite ends of the…

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love fish in pregnancy!
December 2, 2020

Yes that is right we love fish in pregnancy! I thought you had to avoid fish in pregnancy I hear many…

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A Mumma’s guide to nurturing and nourishing kids to love themselves and have a positive relationship with food.
December 1, 2020

If you have ever been through body image distress, or seen it in others, you probably want to create an environment…

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Is the Keto diet safe in pregnancy?
November 26, 2020

The popularity of the keto diet for weight management is at an all time high in the community, and some people…

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