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Why Is Sleep So Important?

Why Is Sleep So Important?

Bit of a change of pace, but I wanted to talk about sleep this week. We’re all aware of the importance of good nutrition, regular exercise, staying hydrated, managing stress and spending time with loved ones, but good old sleep sometimes gets ignored. Firstly, I’m writing this in an extremely sleep-deprived state thanks to my daughter’s new molars. The irony is not lost on me. But it also is important to note, every time I talk about sleep, I hear all the reasons why people can’t get enough sleep, and how it’s never their fault. I am not talking about...

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Knowing what your poops means...

Knowing what your poops means...

After covering some strategies on how to help reduce bloating in last week’s blog, I thought it was time to travel a little bit further down the gastro intestinal system. Well, to the end. The very end. Everyone poops, so we should all be ok talking about it. As a dietitian, talking about poo is a regular part of my day, so I wanted to share the love and go through a few tips to make sure our trips to the bathroom are as pleasant as possible. How often should I poop? When it comes to bowel movements, there’s a...

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What is the WHY Behind Your Prep?

What is the WHY Behind Your Prep?

Your Prep as a Social Enterprise When someone challenged me the other day why Your Prep exists, I felt a huge amount of responsibility. Responsibility around our why not being as clear as I had thought it was. Perhaps it's our copy, perhaps it's my lack of social media talent. None the less, I want to express today WHY Your Prep exists, not what we do, however, WHY we do what we do. Currently, Australia as a nation and society as a whole is gripped by a health epidemic, anxiety and suicide in particular. I say a health epidemic rather than...

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How To Reduce Bloating

How To Reduce Bloating

Bloating sucks. And while some level of bloating is ok, severe bloating can be incredibly unpleasant, and start to get in the way of your day to day life. It also regularly effects 16-30% of the population, so it’s a pretty big deal. If you feel you fall into this bracket, here are some of my quick tips to help reduce bloating! Some Bloating is Ok Firstly, gas is a by-product of happy gut bacteria doing their thing and having a great time in your intestines. That means from time to time, you’re going to experience some level of bloating...

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