It goes without saying that plant based eating has been 'on trend' as of late, and it's no surprise given the benefits that this style of dietary pattern has to offer. A recent study revealed that 11.2% Australians (that’s around 2.6 million people) are favouring a plant-based diet, with numbers expecting to rise.
Whilst most of us are aware of the general principles that make up plant based eating, there is a lot more to it than first meets the eye.
Our dietitian Millie is here to answer the most common questions surrounding plant-based eating; what it entails, elements you need to be mindful of and how to ensure your diet is nutritionally balanced and complete. Here is the lowdown……
For as long as we can remember, it seems like sugar has been deemed responsible for all of our health issues. Weight gain, bad teeth, skin breakouts, even gut health and immunity.
We wanted to take 5 to clarify the questions we get asked about sugar almost every day. Here at KOJA we strive to make health simple every single day. We do that with damn healthy snacks, and plenty of education. Read on!
It is no secret that Implementing a positive morning routine can assist in shaping the tone of your day.
After all, a productive morning often equates to a productive day.
Filling the early hours of your day with activities and rituals that serve your soul can be a simple yet effective method to help you feel in control about what lies in the hours ahead.
We can definitely confirm that our team here at KOJA HQ is filled with early risers, which is why we have collated our top non-negotiable morning routine tips that make us feel energised, optimistic and ready to conquer the day ahead.
Given the current climate and the rise in Australians working from home (30% of us to be exact), it is no surprise that our eating habits have changed dramatically over the past few months. According to recent data from the Australian Heart Foundation, 1 in 3 individuals indicated that their diets had ’worsened’ as a means of eating due to stress, emotion or as the result of food unavailability.
If this all sounds too familiar and you are snacking a little too often, you are not alone. It’s important to remember that in times of uncertainty it is normal to turn to food for comfort measures or to fill a void. The main thing is that you don’t feel guilty for partaking in these behaviours and implement sustainable changes that help you feel in control around food again to keep you feeling your best.
To help you get back on track, we have collated our top dietitian approved tips to keep you feeling your absolute best while working from home. We promise there are no restrictive diets or cutting out your favourite foods.