FIND OUT HOW TO WIN THE WEIGHT BATTLE DURING PERI MENOPAUSE/MENOPAUSE!

FIND OUT HOW TO WIN THE WEIGHT BATTLE DURING PERI MENOPAUSE/MENOPAUSE!

ARE YOU GAINING BODY FAT AND FINDING IT HARDER TO LOSE WEIGHT?

Abdominal Weight Gain Occurs Because Of A Drop In Oestrogen Levels, Low-Quality Sleep & Reductions In Metabolism And Muscle Tone.

LEARN MORE about HOW YOU CAN ‘HARNESS YOUR HORMONES’ 

HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT YOU HAVE GAINED WEIGHT, AROUND THE MIDDLE, BUM AND HIPS?

HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT YOU HAVE GAINED WEIGHT, AROUND THE MIDDLE, BUM AND HIPS?

AND EVEN WITH A HEALTHY, BALANCED DIET WITH EXERCISE, THE WEIGHT STILL PERSISTS.

Unbalanced Hormones and Stress Can Change How The Body Digests Food, Slow Metabolism, And Make Your Body Hold Onto Fat And Fluid.

IF YOU ANSWERED YES! FIND OUT HOW MY  ‘Harness Your Hormones’ Program CAN HELP YOU.

BUSY LIFE! DO YOU WORRY ABOUT EVERYTHING?

BUSY LIFE! DO YOU WORRY ABOUT EVERYTHING?

Are The Kids Ok? Am I Giving Them Everything They Need? I Can’t Deal With The Stress Any More. I Wish I Had More Time In The Day. I Don’t Like The Way I Look!

FOR MANY WOMEN, THIS CHRONIC STRESS RESPONSE IS NEVER SWITCHED OFF, AND THEY FIND IT HARD TO FIND THE JOY IN SIMPLE THINGS.

FIND OUT NOW HOW YOU CAN REBALANCE YOUR STRESS HORMONES AND SUPPORT YOUR BODY’S OWN UNIQUE NEEDS.

 

I HELP ADRENAL FATIGUED STRESSED WOMEN TO RENEW THEIR ENERGY, REDEFINE THEIR HEALTH AND RECLAIM THEIR LIFE.

I HELP ADRENAL FATIGUED STRESSED WOMEN TO RENEW THEIR ENERGY, REDEFINE THEIR HEALTH AND RECLAIM THEIR LIFE.

Learn How You Can Conquer Constant Stress, Anxiety, Fatigue, Brain Fog, Low Mood, Moodiness, Weight Gain, Digestive Issues, Thyroid Metabolic Issues, And Hormonal Imbalances.

COME BACK TO YOUR TRUE SELF.

BRAIN FOG, POOR MEMORY or FORGETFULNESS?

BRAIN FOG, POOR MEMORY or FORGETFULNESS?

ARE YOU FINDING IT HARD TO CONCENTRATE OR MUSTERING THE MOTIVATION?

Kristen arrived in my office, like so many women before her, almost completely worn down. COMPLETELY EXHAUSTED AND BINGING ON SUGAR AND ALCOHOL EVERY NIGHT. She told me she simply had no energy to “do life.”

LEARN HOW YOU CAN RENEW YOUR VITALITY AND FEEL AMAZING AGAIN.

FEELING REALLY TIRED ALL THE TIME?

FEELING REALLY TIRED ALL THE TIME?

AFTER A SLEEPLESS NIGHT, HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY YOU WANT COFFEE AND A SWEET MUFFIN FOR BREAKFAST?

Are You Having Trouble Concentrating, Constantly Feeling Dissatisfied, Extremely Fatigued Mentally and Physically Or Mustering Motivation?

LEARN HOW I CAN HELP YOU FIND OUT HOW TO BALANCE YOUR HORMONES TO SUPPORT YOUR ADRENAL AND THYROID HEALTH.

DO YOU HAVE GUT ISSUES?

DO YOU HAVE GUT ISSUES?

Have You Been Wondering How Your Unique Gut And Microbiome Play A Role In Your Health?

Common signs and symptoms of Gut Barrier Function Issues may include Weight Gain/Loss, Bloating, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Pain, Sugar Cravings, Gas, Immunity Issues, Brain Fog, Anxiety, Unbalanced Hormones, Recurrent Immune Infections or sense that something isn’t quite right…

DISCOVER THE CAUSE AND CORRECT THE IMBALANCE!

ARE YOU FEELING LIKE YOUR FLUCTUATING BETWEEN SAD, HAPPY, IRRITABLE, CALM, ANGRY, DEPRESSED, ANXIOUS, MOTIVATED AND TIRED?

ARE YOU FEELING LIKE YOUR FLUCTUATING BETWEEN SAD, HAPPY, IRRITABLE, CALM, ANGRY, DEPRESSED, ANXIOUS, MOTIVATED AND TIRED?

ARE YOU WONDERING IF YOUR HORMONES ARE THE CULPRIT AFFECTING YOUR HEALTH?

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Navigating a Gluten-Free Diet: Where Do I Begin?

How do I eat gluten-free? Navigating a Gluten-Free Diet: Where Do I Begin?

Are you new to eating gluten-free, 1 in 70 Australians have coeliac disease, or are you considering a gluten-free diet for health reasons but feeling overwhelmed? Eating gluten-free can still be delicious and satisfying! Focus on whole, unprocessed foods like fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and gluten-free grains like quinoa and brown rice.

Gluten, found in wheat, barley, and rye, can pose serious health risks for those with coeliac disease, gluten sensitivity, or wheat allergy. Transitioning to a gluten-free lifestyle may seem daunting, but with planning and effort, it’s achievable.

Here are some helpful tips on eating a gluten-free diet:

Get educated.

Learn about coeliac disease, gluten, and how it affects your body. Educating yourself on the topic will help you make informed choices regarding food and lifestyle changes.

Read labels.

Gluten is hidden in many foods, so reading labels is essential. Check for ingredients like wheat, barley, rye, malt, and brewer’s yeast. Also, look for the “gluten-free” label on food products.

Plan ahead.

Planning is vital when it comes to being gluten-free. Make a list of gluten-free foods and snacks that you can eat, and plan your meals. This will help you avoid last-minute decisions that may lead to eating foods that contain gluten.

Get creative with cooking.

Going gluten-free doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste. Many gluten-free recipes are available online, and you can experiment with new ingredients and cooking techniques to create delicious meals.

Avoid cross-contamination.

Cross-contamination can occur when gluten-free foods come into contact with gluten-containing foods. Use separate utensils, cutting boards, and cooking surfaces for gluten-free foods. Also, be careful when eating out at restaurants and ask the staff about their gluten-free options and food preparation.

Find gluten-free alternatives.

Fortunately, many gluten-free alternatives are available for bread, pasta, and other foods that traditionally contain gluten. Look for gluten-free options in your local grocery store or online.

Be patient.

It can take some time to adjust to a gluten-free lifestyle, both mentally and physically. Don’t be too hard on yourself if you slip up or make mistakes. Be patient with yourself and focus on making progress over time.

Ask questions.

Don’t be afraid to ask questions and advocate for your needs. Many restaurants and food companies now offer gluten-free options; your health is worth the extra effort.

Join a support group.

Joining a support group can be a great way to connect with others who are going through the same thing. You can share tips, recipes, products, and experiences and get support when needed.

Going gluten-free may seem overwhelming initially, but it’s important to remember that it’s necessary for people with coeliac disease. By educating yourself, planning, and finding gluten-free alternatives, you can easily transition to a gluten-free lifestyle. With patience and persistence, you can enjoy delicious and healthy meals without sacrificing taste or nutrition.


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Common Questions.

What are some gluten-free diet meal suggestions?

Here are some day-on-the-plate gluten-free daily meal plan suggestions to get you started.

  • For breakfast, choose gluten-free Weetbix or cereal with fresh fruit and nuts, scrambled eggs with spinach and avocado, or gluten-free toast with almond butter and sliced banana.
  • Lunch: quinoa salad with roasted vegetables and grilled chicken, gluten-free sandwich with turkey and lettuce, or gluten-free pasta with tomato sauce and grilled prawns.
  • Dinner: grilled salmon with sweet potato fries and roasted asparagus, gluten-free pizza with veggies and dairy-free cheese, or gluten-free stir-fry with meat, rice noodles and vegetables.

Are you looking for delicious gluten-free recipes to add to your repertoire? Whether managing coeliac disease or simply exploring gluten-free options for health reasons, plenty of tasty dishes exist to enjoy. Here are some gluten-free recipes to try:

  1. Quinoa Salad with Roasted Vegetables: Toss cooked quinoa with roasted vegetables like bell peppers, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes. Add fresh herbs, lemon juice, and a drizzle of olive oil for a flavorful and nutritious salad.
  2. Grilled Salmon with Quinoa and Steamed Broccoli: Marinate salmon fillets in lemon juice, garlic, and herbs, then grill until cooked. Serve with cooked quinoa and steamed broccoli for a balanced and satisfying meal.
  3. Gluten-Free Pasta Primavera: Cook gluten-free pasta according to package instructions, then toss with sautéed vegetables such as mushrooms, bell peppers, and spinach. Finish with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and fresh basil for a quick and easy dinner.
  4. Gluten-Free Chicken Stir-Fry: Stir-fry chicken strips with colourful vegetables like carrots, snap peas, and cabbage. Season with gluten-free soy sauce, ginger, and garlic, then serve over cooked rice or quinoa for a hearty and nutritious meal.
  5. Flourless Chocolate Cake: Indulge your sweet tooth with a decadent flourless chocolate cake. This rich and fudgy dessert will satisfy any chocolate craving made with almond flour or cocoa powder instead of wheat flour.
  6. Gluten-Free Banana Bread: Use almond flour or a gluten-free blend to make a moist and flavorful banana bread. Add chopped nuts or chocolate chips for extra texture and flavour.
  7. Cauliflower Pizza Crust: Try making a cauliflower crust for a low-carb and gluten-free alternative to traditional pizza crust. Simply pulse cauliflower florets in a food processor, then mix with eggs, cheese, and seasonings before baking into a crispy crust.

These are just a few ideas to start your gluten-free cooking journey. You can enjoy various delicious gluten-free meals and treats with creativity and the right ingredients.

In what foods can gluten be found?

Gluten is hidden in many processed foods and even in some unexpected places. Here are some common foods where gluten is found common foods where gluten is found:

  • Bread, pasta, and cereal made from wheat, barley, or rye
  • Beer and malt beverages
  • Sauces and marinades that contain soy sauce or wheat flour
  • Processed meats like hot dogs, sausages, and deli meats
  • Salad dressings, gravies, and soups thickened with wheat flour
  • Some types of candy and chocolate
  • Some medications and supplements that use wheat or gluten as a binding agent

It’s always essential to read labels carefully and ask questions about the ingredients in your food. When in doubt, it’s better to err on caution and avoid gluten-containing foods.

Can I eat bread?

If you have coeliac disease, a wheat allergy, or gluten sensitivity, regular wheat, barley, or rye bread is unsuitable for your diet. These grains contain gluten, which can trigger an immune response in your body and damage your small intestine.

However, there are many gluten-free bread options available that you can safely consume. Gluten-free bread is made from alternative grains like rice, corn, quinoa, and millet or from gluten-free flour like almond flour, coconut flour, or tapioca flour. These bread options are available in most grocery and specialty health food stores.

It’s important to note that gluten-free bread may have a different texture and taste than regular wheat bread. For example, some people find gluten-free bread denser or drier than traditional bread, while others find it more moist and crumbly. Experimenting with different brands and types of gluten-free bread can help you find the one that best suits your taste preferences.

Additionally, it’s essential to check the label of any bread you purchase to ensure it’s gluten-free and doesn’t contain any hidden sources of gluten.

What gluten-free bread brand options can I eat in Queensland and Australia?

If you’re in Queensland or anywhere in Australia and looking for gluten-free bread options, there are several brands to consider. Here are some popular gluten-free bread brands available:

  • Purebred: This brand offers a range of gluten-free bread, including white, seeded, and grainy varieties. They are widely available in grocery stores across Queensland.
  • Venerdi: This New Zealand-based company offers a range of gluten-free bread, including sliced bread, rolls, and pizza bases. You can find their products at select health food stores and online retailers.
  • Abbott’s Village Bakery: This brand offers a range of gluten-free bread, including white, seeded, soy, and linseed varieties. It is widely available in grocery stores across Queensland.
  • The Gluten Free Food Co: This Australian-based company offers a range of gluten-free bread, including sourdough, bagels, and flatbreads. Their products are available online and at select health food stores.
  • Helga’s: This brand offers gluten-free bread called Soy and Linseed Loaf, which is widely available in Queensland grocery stores.
  • Tip Top: This super soft and tasty loaf of Tip Top® The One® Gluten Free is high in fibre and can be found in most major grocery stores.

It’s always important to check the label of any bread you purchase to ensure it’s gluten-free and doesn’t contain any hidden sources of gluten. In addition, health food stores (which stock a wide variety) and some bakeries and cafes may offer gluten-free bread options, so it’s worth asking if you eat out.

Remember, eating gluten-free is about finding what works for you and your body. With patience and experimentation, you can still enjoy delicious and satisfying meals.

If you have any other questions or want to schedule a discovery call to discuss your health concerns further, please feel free to reach out. I’m here to support you on your health journey and help you achieve your wellness goals.

Please also check out these super helpful websites for more information on coeliac disease and to raise awareness in our community.

Coeliac Awareness Week

Did you know that one in 70 Australians has coeliac disease, yet a staggering 80% of them remain undiagnosed? This highlights the crucial need for greater awareness and understanding of the disease’s diverse symptoms. Coeliac Awareness Week offers opportunities for everyone, whether you’re a Coeliac Australia member, a friend or family member of someone with coeliac disease, or if you or someone you know has symptoms. There are many of ways to get involved, discover more, and make a difference. 

Websites:

Gluten-Free Living https://glutenfreeliving.com.au/

https://coeliac.org.au/get-involved/the-coeliac-australia-awareness-week-2024/