In: nutrition

Happy International Day of dis-ABILITY
March 3, 2021

Happy International Day of dis-ABILITY. This is a pic of my brother Tom. He has an ability to make us all…

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7 Pregnancy & Post Bub Mood improving Nutrition Tips
February 20, 2021

By Dr Anita Star The research tells us that mums nutrition during pregnancy will impact on the brain development and cognitive…

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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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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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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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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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Think P for Poo- Dealing with Pregnancy Constipation
November 26, 2020

Errrggghhh Constipation. Everyone said when women get pregnant they glow. No one told you about all the unpleasant side effects right?…

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What is the most important nutrition tip for pregnancy?
February 18, 2020

When I ask women what nutrition advice they received from their doctor or midwife in pregnancy, way to often I hear, “not much really just to take a folate supplement” or “just to be careful with food safety and avoid deli meat and soft cheese”. ….

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Mediterranean Diet in Pregnancy
August 28, 2019

The Mediterranean style diet is one of the most recognised food patterns studied for its health benefits.  It is characterised to…

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Is bread bad for fertility or pregnancy?
February 18, 2019

Is bread bad for fertility or pregnancy? Dr Star fertility and pregnancy nutrition expert breaks some myths about bread.

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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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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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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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