Author: Melissa Fine


Nutrition
Why You Should be having Apple Cider Vinegar

By GMB Health Advisor, Nutritionist Melissa Fine From its traditional therapeutic applications to culinary uses, there’s so much you can do with old-school apple cider vinegar! Being big fans of the stuff ourselves, we thought we’d answer all your questions on this underestimated wholefood condiment. What are the benefits of apple cider vinegar? A natural digestive aid, apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a used as a traditional remedy for alleviating digestive issues like gas, bloating and constipation. It is thought that a teaspoon

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10 of the Healthiest Service Station Snacks

By GMB Health Advisor, Nutritionist Melissa Fine Remember when mammoth muffins, crisps and confectionary, slushies and the good old meat pie were pretty much your only snack options at the servo? Fast-forward to today and things are changing when it comes to healthy grab-and-go options. For those days when food prep just aint gonna happen, here are some wholesome snacks that you’ll find at your local servo or convenience store…yes, really! 1. Tom & Luke Zesty Lemon and Coconut Snackaballs If you often

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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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