Monthly Archives: July 2017

ADHD – is diet at the helm?

Gold Coast paediatric dietitian explains sugar and food chemicals

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder presents with restlessness, poor concentration and impulsive behaviour. A common question I get as a Gold Coast paediatric dietitian is how do certain foods can contribute to these symptoms and can changes to a child’s diet improve behavior. Unfortunately not everyone will respond, but for most it is certainly […]

Breakfast Smoothie

We are not usually a fan of smoothies especially when it is a substitute for a meal. They can be high in sugar and low in fibre which means they will get digested by the body quickly and leave you feeling hungry again very soon afterwards. However there are some smoothies which pack a nutritional […]