Author: Melissa Fine



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 Not just another fruit and nut bar, Blue Dinosaur Bars are different in that they don’t use dates as the first, i.

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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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A Nutritionist's Guide to Nine Delicious Teas You Need to Try

You know we love our tea at GMB, and we’ll admit we’re kind of tea snobs. From chocolate tea to a brand with an organic tea bar, there’s something special for every kind of tea drinker here, all approved by our Nutritionist Melissa Fine. 1. Governor’s Estate @governorsestate Tea is the flagship product of this artisanal food company, who is all about providing quality teas at more affordable prices – so we all can get a taste of the good stuff. Our

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Mind & Body
5 scary ingredients hiding in your humble lip balm

Perhaps not as innocent as it looks or as good for you as it smells, your little lip balm may have been made with some not-so-healthy ingredients. Our Nutritionist debunks five ingredients to to look out for when choosing your next lip balm. 1. Petroleum Jelly Turns out several brands of a popular, super-commercial lip/multi-purpose ointment are made with 96% petroleum jelly…and just 4% paw paw extract. Highly refined and processed, petroleum jelly is an oil industry by-product. Ointments with a petroleum jelly

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