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Healthy eating tips for the festive season

Mater’s dietitians offer their tips for the festive season to give you a head start on a healthy 2017

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Winter Nutrition Tips

The winter months can provide a challenge to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. As the temperature drops, it’s tempting to abandon our healthy eating habits and exercise regimen for comfort food and huddling indoors.

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Getting movement back into your day – Exercise in Pregnancy

Lack of energy or sore back and hips are common complaints in pregnancy, especially with our busy lifestyles, which can lead to a less mobile period in our life. During this time as our bodies change and adapt it is important that we find movement that is comfortable and enjoyable.

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How to reduce your sugar intake

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight through a nutritious diet and physical activity can reduce the risk of lifestyle-related chronic diseases, such as diabetes or heart disease. However, changes in our food supply can make this more difficult to achieve, especially due to the increase in the sugar content of our diet.

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What is a low FODMAPs diet and how does it help with Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome or ‘IBS’ can be an incredibly frustrating condition for someone to manage. People who experience it often try many different treatments before they find the right one for them. If you have IBS your gastroenterologist or GP may recommend that you trial a low FODMAPs diet. 

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