In: fertility dietitian

Gently spiced oranges
February 20, 2021

A nourishing aromatic dessert delight 5 orangespinch of ground cardamonpinch of ground cinnamon1 teaspoon of vanilla essence 1 dessert spoon of brown…

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Green pea, gluten free pasta -review
February 19, 2021

Have you tried all the new non wheat lentil and legume pastas on the market? I tried this pea pasta over the week. …

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Mocktails for your baby shower
February 19, 2021

When you need something a little special to drink and you’re pregnant, or trying to get pregnant, you know its not…

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Chinese 5 Spice Beef and Veggie Stew
February 19, 2021

A delicious healthy winter warming stew- the whole family can enjoy! Ingredients 1/4 cup wheat flour 2 1/2 teaspoons Chinese 5…

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Lamb and lentil stew
February 19, 2021

I am not a fan of the weather turning cold, but the silver lining has to be it becomes perfect for…

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Chicken & veggie one tray bake
February 18, 2021

#onetraybake what’s your fav? This combo chicken, veggies and chickpeas was pretty delish. Perfect for fertility and pregnancy, and a great…

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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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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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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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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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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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Anita’s Best Ever Soup
August 4, 2020

OK so this one was my normal random nights cooking, I never meant it to be a recipe I shared with…

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Coconut Snapper & Greens
June 20, 2020

Snapper is my favourite eating fish. Paired with high folate greens and some gently spiced coconut flavours this is really a…

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Bariatric obesity surgery in women leads to greater risk of serious birth complications if they fall pregnant
February 18, 2020

Dr Anita Star Pregnancy and Fertility dietitian discusses recent research findings on obesity surgery and increased serious risks to baby during pregnancy.

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Eating for Fertility- What to Eat to Boost Your Chances of Falling Pregnant
February 18, 2020

I recently had a chat to journalist Yasmine Noone on eating for fertility. Here is the resulting publication in SBS food…

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Fruit is a health food; How on earth did this become controversial?
February 17, 2020

Fruit is awesome for fertility, pregnancy, childhood and adult health outcomes!!!! It’s so sad that fruit consumption has been demonised in…

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Plant proteins for fertility & pregnancy
September 15, 2019

Did you know consuming plant proteins such as nuts, seeds, lentils, chickpeas, kidney beans, 3 bean mix, bortolli beans, Italian soup…

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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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