In: pregnancy diet

Veggie Fritters
February 19, 2021

Veggie Fritters a great mid week option, and leftover fantastic for school (or mum’s lunchbox . This made 11 fritters. I…

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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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Pregnant with Twins or more?
February 19, 2021

Nutritionally a twin or higher order multiple pregnancy places a lot of extra demands on the body. As a dietitian working in this space we help you optimise your diet to maximise the chance of better pregnancy outcomes for you and your babies, by considering the following factors….

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5 nutrition tips for pregnancy that can help boost a babies brain development and brain power!
February 19, 2021

Did you know that nutrition research shows that diet during pregnancy can impact upon the babies brain development and even on…

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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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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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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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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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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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What is Kombucha and is it safe in pregnancy?
July 5, 2020

What is Kombucha and is it safe in pregnancy? (In short probably not -sorry!)

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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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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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Vit C aids iron absorption
February 19, 2019

Dr Anita Star Pregnancy and Paediatric Dietitian discusses how vit C impacts on iron absorption and where to find food sources of both.

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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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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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