Articles by Nina Mills

Nina Mills is a university qualified Nutritionist, health writer and lover of good food. She aims to help people develop healthy relationships with food without diets, restrictions or kilojoule counting.


The Joy of Missing Out

We all know about FOMO (the fear of missing out), but have you heard of the joy of missing out, aka JOMO?     I really like to think about JOMO in terms of what it offers when we quit the pursuit of weight loss and work on reconnecting with our body’s internal wisdom and…

Disordered eating in nutrition students – myth or reality?

At a panel discussion of dietitians recently, the topic of nutrition and dietetics courses attracting students with complicated relationships with food and body was discussed. And by complicated relationship, I mean complicated across the spectrum of restrained eating, to disordered eating, to clinical eating disorders. As one panel member shared their story and theory as…

Disordered eating in nutrition students – myth or reality?

At a panel discussion of dietitians recently, the topic of nutrition and dietetics courses attracting students with complicated relationships with food and body was discussed. And by complicated relationship, I mean complicated across the spectrum of restrained eating, to disordered eating, to clinical eating disorders. As one panel member shared their story and theory as…

Nut Free Granola

September has been heeeeeeec-tic. So much so that this month’s Recipe ReDux post almost didn’t happen. But the theme this month is actually perfect for when life is busy but getting something on the table to nourish yourself and your family is still important to you. Enter the baking tray dinner. In other words, dinners…

Nut Free Granola

September has been heeeeeeec-tic. So much so that this month’s Recipe ReDux post almost didn’t happen. But the theme this month is actually perfect for when life is busy but getting something on the table to nourish yourself and your family is still important to you. Enter the baking tray dinner. In other words, dinners…

Kids in the kitchen: the true story

Just like everything else food and nutrition related these days, there is a ‘picture-perfect’ (or should that be ‘Pinterest-perfect’?!) way to get your kids involved in the kitchen. It looks a little something like this:   If you are a parent, I am sure you are laughing hysterically at that image right about now. There…

Kids in the kitchen: the true story

Just like everything else food and nutrition related these days, there is a ‘picture-perfect’ (or should that be ‘Pinterest-perfect’?!) way to get your kids involved in the kitchen. It looks a little something like this:   If you are a parent, I am sure you are laughing hysterically at that image right about now. There…

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