Articles by The Biting Truth

Anna & Alex are the dietitians and nutrionists behind 'The Biting Truth'. The Biting Truth promotes individualised healthy eating and focuses on the consumption of readily available, seasonal and affordable ingredients. Anna and Alex believe that all foods form part of a balanced diet - that 'balance' varies from person to person, and their role is to help you get that balance right.


7 Delicious Ways with Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are one of the newest health food fads and for good reason. They’re rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which support brain health, heart function and can play a role in boosting your mood. They also provide a hefty dose of fibre for a healthy gut and are packed with disease-fighting antioxidants. For the…

Mood and Food: The Link Explained

We all have our go-to feel-good foods, but what if we told you there was actually evidence that certain foods can truly improve your mood? In fact, these certain foods don’t just make you feel good, but could help you manage and even prevent mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Mental health is…

Kombucha: Health Cure or Food Fad?

(image from: http://fsi.colostate.edu/kombucha/). The kombucha craze is coming in hard and fast. We recently spoke to Megan Rossi (The Gut Health Dr) to determine whether kombucha is a legitimate health remedy or yet another food fad.   What is kombucha and why are people worshiping it?! Kombucha is a fermented tea. It is simply made by…

6 Simple Food Swaps to Save Your Diet

A few simple food swaps can be all it takes to turn your diet around. Here are dietitians, Alex and Anna’s top 6 recommendations for everyday food swaps.   Swap sour cream for low fat natural yoghurt         Swapping sour cream to low fat natural yoghurt can save you extra kilojoules and…

5 Easy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Finding the time to feed your kids breakfast can be a challenge. In fact, about 1 in 7 Aussie kids head into school with an empty stomach. Let’s take a moment – if their last meal was dinner at 7pm last night, that’s over 12 hours of running on empty when their growing bodies urgently…

Seven Ways To Get Kids To Eat More Veggies

  Eating veggies doesn’t often make it to the top of a kid’s to-do list. After all, they barely have enough time to cram in school, play and sleep! Nonetheless, eating vegetables is a cornerstone to optimum health. They are excellent sources of fibre, antioxidants and a host of vitamins and minerals to fuel growing…

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