Since the commencement of the NDIS roll-out across Australia, there’s been a huge focus on supporting health and wellbeing, and enabling access to supports which can have a positive impact on people’s lives.
Australians with a disability can often find it difficult to access affordable and nutritionally appropriate food options. Unfortunately, this can quite often lead to poor health outcomes and preventable chronic disease, making quality of life even poorer.
Have you kept up with your 2019 new years resolutions? Are your goals to feel better, lose weight and eat healthy?
Studies have shown that only 8% of people who set a new year’s resolution actually achieve their goals. It’s hard, we know!
That’s why we do the thinking, planning and legwork for you.
The concept of a healthy Christmas may seem foreign; after all, traditional Christmas foods like roast pork with crackling, plum pudding with brandy butter, Christmas mince pies, shortbread and chocolate don’t tend to align with healthy eating guidelines. Achieve the right balance of Christmas cheer and healthy eating by using some of these Christmas meal ideas.
Christmas is a time to get together with family and friends, cook up a barbeque, prepare your famous Christmas pavlova and celebrate the end of another year together. While the festive season brings us all together, it can also be a stressful time for those trying to make nutritious food choices and lead a healthy lifestyle. Use these 5 tips from Hit 100’s dietitian, Sarah, to stay healthy this Christmas.
As part of our unique NDIS and aged care service offering, our team of dietitians and disability service experts have designed specialist programs designed to teach new skills, improve health and wellbeing and achieve real outcomes for our clients. Discover why the new Hit 100 Clinical Programs can help you meet your health goals.
Most people can get all the nutrients they need from a balanced diet but many Australians aren’t eating this way. To make sure you’re getting as many vitamins, minerals and other nutrients you need each day, make an effort to eat a variety of foods from the major food groups. However, even with a nutritious and balanced diet, some people can benefit from certain supplements.
Have you heard about mindful eating? Mindful eating is a simple-to-learn life skill which can lead you to enjoy a satisfying, healthy and enjoyable relationship with food. That’s why we’ve come up with five simple steps to help you become a more mindful eater and rediscover the joy of mealtimes.
The Australian summer is nearly upon us. The sun plays a very important role in our health as it produces much of our vitamin D which is crucial for overall health. However, the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a major cause of skin cancer. In Australia, we need to balance the risk of skin cancer from too much sun exposure with maintaining adequate vitamin D levels.
It is important that you understand the nutritional value of the food that you are eating. Learn what information on food packaging matters and what this information means.
How to make smart snacking choices