Articles by Julie Meek

Julie Meek's 'The Weekly Buzz' blog is designed to inspire and promote nutrition, health and peak performance in everyday life. Julie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 20 years experience in public, sports and corporate nutrition and has helped thousands of people achieve success through eating well and managing their lifestyle habits.. Julie's roles have included Sports Dietitian to the Fremantle Dockers Football Club, the Perth Wildcats and the West Australian Institute of Sport. She is the author of two books and has a regular nutrition and performance segment on 6PR radio in Western Australia.


Be a Bloody Legend – The Joy of Giving

At the start of this year, I did my usual planning for the 12 months ahead and decided to choose a few themes to shape my year rather than goals as they can be fraught with danger. One of these themes was Giving Back. While this may seem quite broad, for me this means contributing…

Be a Bloody Legend – The Joy of Giving

At the start of this year, I did my usual planning for the 12 months ahead and decided to choose a few themes to shape my year rather than goals as they can be fraught with danger. One of these themes was Giving Back. While this may seem quite broad, for me this means contributing…

knowlovefood

One of my earliest memories is of sitting in a shopping trolley when I was four years old, with my mum and my beloved Nan, at what was then Charlie Carters supermarket. While they were doing the shopping, I found the butter that was resting in the trolley. It was wrapped in paper and very…

knowlovefood

One of my earliest memories is of sitting in a shopping trolley when I was four years old, with my mum and my beloved Nan, at what was then Charlie Carters supermarket. While they were doing the shopping, I found the butter that was resting in the trolley. It was wrapped in paper and very…

Healthy Pastry – How to Make a Delicious Meat Pie Scroll

Those of you in the Southern Hemisphere will have noticed that the air is getting a little crisper these days.  Colder air means winter sports and warmer food doesn’t it? It does in my foodie world. Enter healthy pastry. In Australia, winter sports like football, soccer and netball are often associated with spectator fare like meat…

Healthy Pastry – How to Make a Delicious Meat Pie Scroll

Those of you in the Southern Hemisphere will have noticed that the air is getting a little crisper these days.  Colder air means winter sports and warmer food doesn’t it? It does in my foodie world. Enter healthy pastry. In Australia, winter sports like football, soccer and netball are often associated with spectator fare like meat…

How to Make Healthy Easter Chocolate Bliss Balls

The truth is, its hard to avoid all the Easter chocolate isn’t it?  Despite the deliciousness, I do know that Easter eggs are jam packed with calories and it is very hard to stop at just one, especially the little teeny tiny ones. Enter the Easter Chocolate Bliss Ball. The concept of ‘balls’ have become…

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