Author: Melissa Fine


Nutrition
Which oil is best for cooking?

By GMB Advisor, Nutritionist Melissa Fine Head to the supermarket or your local health food store and you’ll likely be spoilt for choice when it comes to the variety of cooking oils available. If you don’t have all day to um and ah between brands, here are a handful of our favourite oil brands for you – so your grocery shop can be that much easier, and your food that much tastier. Olive Oil - our pick: Cobram Estate Why we love it Firstly,

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The 10 Healthiest Guilt-Free Chips and Crackers to Buy

By GMB Health Advisor, Nutritionist Melissa Fine Looking for a cleaner chip? Our GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine gives the lowdown on the healthier options on the market - from corn chips to broccoli chips (really!) and our favourite crackers, there’s something for everyone here. Doña Cholita Totopos Corn Chips If you’re gonna have a corn chip, have a Totopo! While your commercial corn chips are made with dried maize, lacking the extra nutritional benefits, Doña Cholita Totopos are made from Mexican tortillas; these

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The Ultimate Low Sugar ACAI Bowl

Want to learn how to make the ultimate acai bowl that’s way healthier - if not tastier - than the one from your local acai joint? We love our acai bowls at GMB, but not so much the sneaky sugar bomb that often comes with them - so we like to make our own when we can. Nutritionist Melissa Fine shares her tips for making the perfect homemade acai bowl, which turns out to be easier than you’d think! From pre-made acai sorbets

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Is Cold Brew Coffee Better for You than Regular Coffee?

All your questions on this hipster coffee craze answered by our Nutritionist Melissa Fine. Cold brew coffee paved its way into the Aussie coffee scene several years back, and now it’s hard to come by a coffee shop that isn’t serving the stuff. We’ve caught onto the trend too, so much so that we just had to include a grab-and-go, shelf stable cold brew in this month’s GoodnessMe Box for you guys (you’re welcome ☺). Here’s everything you need to

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Nutrition
The six healthiest supermarket snack bar options for every dietary need

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to healthy snacking; we all have our own needs and different lifestyles, so we asked our Nutritionist Melissa Fine to share six of her go-to snack bars on the market to fit any dietary requirement – there’s something for everyone here. 1. Paleo/Grain Free/Gluten Free: Blue Dinosaur Banana Bread Paleo Bar Purchase Blue Dinosaur Bar here. Not just another fruit and nut bar, Blue Dinosaur Bars are different in that they don’t use

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Interviews
Product discovery: Try these olives to give your dishes a flavour kick

We love discovering new healthy treats and when Ollie's Flavoured Olives landed on our desk, they were so tasty that we devoured them in a matter of minutes! So we thought we would share them with you and ask our Nutritionist to tell us what makes these olives so special. Q: What sets Ollie’s Olives apart from olives in a container or jar? A: Apart from the unique foil bags locking in flavour and freshness, there’s no oil, no brine and no pits

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