Author: Chloe McLeod



What is really in Skinny Tea?

We're sure you've heard the word "skinny teas" before...but do you really know what they are or the side effects that they can have? It can be hard to decipher which teas are natural and those that are harmful with so much media attention surrounding skinny teas, so we sat down with our GMB Health Advisor, Dietician Chloe Mcleod to find out all you need to know. Plus, Chloe shares her top choice for an all natural, beneficial cleansing tea. At GMB we have

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How to sneak more nutrients into your diet without knowing it

By GMB Advisor, Dietitian Chloe McLeod We’ve all heard the old ‘aim for at least five serves of veggies each day’, but so many Australian adults struggle to meet their daily vegetable needs. Why do we need to eat our veggies? One of the most important reasons is their nutrient density, in particularly of micronutrients, antioxidants and polyphenols. Keeping this in mind, this means many of us aren’t meeting our daily nutrient needs, to keep our bodies functioning at their optimum. Why do

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Are Oats Gluten Free?

Written by GMB Health Advisor, Dietitian Chloe McLeod Oats. One of our favourite breakfast foods, be at as porridge, muesli or as part of a smoothie, or even baked into our favourite cookies. For those requiring a gluten free diet, oats can be tricky. Are they gluten free, or aren’t they? Labeling laws in Australia Australia has some of the strictest labelling laws in the world when it comes to gluten. Foods labelled as gluten free must: Not contain any detectable gluten Not contain

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Nutrition
10 Food Label Tricks You are Falling For

By GMB Health Ambassador, Dietitian Chloe McLeod Whilst there has been a shift at the supermarket with many new health products arising made from real, unprocessed and whole ingredients - free from artificial additives, many 'Big Food' companies are trying to capitalise on the popularity of the 'health' movement. Products are often packaged to ‘look’ healthy, when in reality, the ingredients look more like what you’d find in the less healthy sections of the supermarket! Here are my top 10 common food labeling tricks,

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Five Minutes With: GMB Health Advisor, Dietitian Chloe McLeod

Chloe is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian who specialises in nutrition for irritable bowel syndrome (particularly the FODMAP approach), food intolerances, sports nutrition and inflammatory joint disease. We are thrilled to welcome her to the GoodnessMe Box family as our resident Dietician to help us source the healthiest products for you and to answer your burning questions about how to make the best food choices for your body. But first, we'd love you to get to know Chloe better! What food can you not live without?

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The Eight Healthiest Dips You Can Buy from the Supermarket

By Dietitian, Chloe McLeod Delicious dips with veggie sticks and crackers are a great addition to a platter when catching up with friends, or can be used in a myriad of other ways to increase the flavor and nutrient density of your meals. Unfortunately, even though they are often packaged to look incredibly healthy, many of the supermarket versions of dips are packed full of some of the very things we try hard to avoid. Vegetable oils, artificial preservatives (such as sulphites or sorbates) and

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