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About Food for thought

My name is Amy Burrowes and I am the dietitian at Echuca Moama Family Medical Practice. I recently moved to Echuca from Melbourne, but grew up in Bright. I am new to this blogging scene and when I was asked to write about nutrition I didn’t know what to write about at the start. Then I got to thinking and realised the possibilities are endless ...

Lifestyle

I’ll drink to that...

HOWEVER you said goodbye to 2016, one thing that always pops up is making a New Year’s resolution. . Health and fitness are popular topics to make a goal around, yet by this time next year many people feel (or know) they haven’t achieved their

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Amy Burrowes
Jan 06 2017
Opinion

New diet trends driving dietitians crazy

I get asked day in day out my opinion on different diets that are advertised, some of which I haven’t even heard of!. Many of these diets are short term fixes, if that, so when the weight goes back on who do you blame? Usually yourself, not the...

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Amy Burrowes
Sep 22 2016
Opinion

Common misconceptions about dairy foods

I love dairy – milk, yoghurt, cheese oh and Connoisseur™ ice-cream!. Dairy foods provide us with essential nutrients including calcium, protein, carbohydrates, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin B12 and riboflavin. These...

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Amy Burrowes
Sep 22 2016
Opinion

How to look good on your wedding day

Every bride wants to look their best on their wedding day and go to lengths to get their “ideal” body for the day.. Sometimes we need a reason to kick start ourselves and a wedding can be a good time. If you have set a date then there are a few...

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Amy Burrowes
Sep 15 2016
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