By: drstar

Pregnancy & Dieting Culture A Toxic Mix
November 26, 2018

Blog by Dr Anita Star & Leah Vandervliet Authors of Growing Baby Bean: A Complete Guide to Pregnancy Nutrition Have you…

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3 year old birthday party: Food to serve and Activities to play
October 10, 2018

My beautiful little girl turned 3 and we had a cute little party for cousins and friends in the park. I…

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Smoothie Bowls
June 6, 2018

I had great fun with the girls at The Impossible Made Possible Wellbeing Program at Galen Catholic College this morning, and…

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Red Meat in Pregnancy
May 19, 2018

So I have posted quite a bit about plant proteins lately, but what about red meat?
Dr Anita Star discusses the benefits of red meat in pregnancy

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Beef and veggie stew
April 19, 2018

Stew Season started. My favourite appliance is out ( pressure cooker) and I made a big batch up of this beef…

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Give your low sugar cereal a nutrient boost with fruit, and nuts or seeds.
February 18, 2018

Pregnancy and fertility breakfast tip- Give your low sugar cereal e.g. weetbix or porridge, a protein and nutrient boost with milk,…

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Why school weigh-ins are a very bad idea
January 31, 2018

School weigh-ins to combat the obesity crisis have been reported in the media as a possible addition to current health policy…

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#TTC and exercise: Too little v.s. too much
December 30, 2017

Setting a New Year’s resolutions about getting your body fit, doing lots of exercise and becoming healthy in order to maximise…

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Healthy Party Foods for Kids
November 30, 2017

We went a children’s Christmas party with my 2 year old the other day. It was such a wonderful warm, fun…

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Infertility and pregnancy loss
September 5, 2017

So as a pregnancy and paediatric dietitian is not all cooing and smiling and congratulating. Sometimes there is the really hard…

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Nourishing home made egg custard – great for mumma’s and kids alike
August 16, 2017

I am not sure that the processed custard and baby custards in the supermarket should actually be called custard! At least…

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Vitamin B3 in Pregnancy
August 16, 2017

Amazing new research out of Australia,  shows Vitamin B3, also called niacin or nicotinamide in pregnancy may prevent many birth defects,…

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Bottom of the Fridge (veggie & chickpea) Stew
June 28, 2017

The average Australian family wastes $3800.00 worth of food per year. In our country 1 in 5 shopping bags of food…

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Paediatric Food allergy: The Importance of Getting an Accurate Diagnosis.
June 7, 2016

Paediatric Food allergy: The Importance of Getting an Accurate Diagnosis. By Dr Anita Star About 1 in 20 children will now…

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