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About Food for thought

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

Portion distortion

Over the years foods have crept up in size.. This means we are eating more kilojoules without noticing.. Dinner sets are making plates larger, restaurants are following suit, and fast food places have up size options.. The larger the serve and

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Amy Burrowes
Jul 21 2017
Lifestyle

I’ll drink to that – at least eight times a day

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

Feared carbohydrates

I am guessing most of you have heard at one point that carbohydrates are bad for you, I am here to explain the importance of carbohydrates and how we should be embracing them, not fearing them.. Let’s start with what is a carbohydrate?...

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Amy Burrowes
Sep 22 2016
Opinion

Soft drink tax – what a sweet idea

Last year it was Australians guzzled 1.1 billion litres of sugar drinks from supermarkets alone.. That costing approximately $2.2 billion.. How much more was drunk, and paid for, in milk bars, kiosks and at clubs and pubs can only be guessed.. But...

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Amy Burrowes
Sep 22 2016
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