About Gemma

Thanks for visiting me at Gemma Clare’s Lifestyle Nutrition. I am so excited to share this journey with you. I’m a very passionate Nutrition student living in Perth, Australia, with my beautiful Golden Retriever, Loki. There is so much misinformation out there about nutrition, confusing us all! And this misinformation is preventing us from reaching […]

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Delicious Recipes

I would describe myself as a basic Chef with a big sweet tooth, I don’t like to cook difficult meals and won’t cook something if it has too many ingredients or ingredients that I don’t usually have in the kitchen. I love experimenting and substituting recipes with healthier and more practical options so please experiment […]

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Blog posts

Busting that Dark Chocolate myth! Does it really have antioxidant power? Does CHILLI really boost your metabolism? Busting that Chilli myth! Busting that Ginger myth! Does it really cure motion sickness? Busting that Chia seed myth! Do they really reverse type-2 Diabetes? Busting that Vegetable myth, 4 easy tips on how to Veg up your […]

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Why Lifestyle Nutrition?

A lifestyle is a way of living, reflected in an individual’s behaviour, attitudes, actions and values. Good nutrition needs to be a lifestyle choice, not a temporary diet. A healthy balanced lifestyle includes eating a wide variety of nutritious foods from the 5 food groups and treating yourself occasionally. I’m not a fan of the […]

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Latest Posts

Does regularly consuming COCONUT OIL cause weight loss? Myth BUSTED!

December 8, 2017 | No Comments

  Guest blogger Abbie Reilly (BSc Nutrition) When I first started my nutrition degree, I would’ve considered myself as being a very well researched, up-to-date, and scientifically orientated health enthusiast commonly consuming coconut oil. I really cannot remember why I thought that coconut oil was good for me, I think the solid evidence was ‘it […]

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Christmas COMPETITION time – Win great prizes

November 29, 2017 | No Comments

  The silly season is coming and we’re giving away some amazing prizes to make your Christmas that extra little bit special. Prizes will be given away each week on our Facebook and Instagram pages so follow up to ensure you get a chance to enter and WIN!        

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Can GOJI BERRIES cure Diabetes? Busting that Goji myth!

October 12, 2017 | No Comments

The current existing trends in the dieting world appear to be these so-called ‘superfoods’. The interest stems from the components in the food that are termed ‘bioactive’ (Kulczynski & Gramza-Michalowska, 2016). Goji berries is a fruit with a range of proposed health benefits, including and not limited to; antioxidant; cancer-fighting; immune boosting; blood glucose regulating; […]

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Muesli, yoghurt and banana parfait

September 28, 2017 | No Comments

  This is a fast, healthy and filling breakfast full of great slow release carbohydrates, protein and calcium. Perfect to stabilise those blood sugar levels and keep you full all morning which can help with any weight loss goals.   Delicious Ingredients: 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yoghurt 1/2 banana 1/2 cup nutty muesli (click here […]

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Struggling to lose weight AND gain muscle? You’re not doing the right type of exercise!

September 6, 2017 | No Comments

It’s National Health and Physical Education Day, so let’s clarify some exercise myths to get you achieving your fitness goals. First things first, it’s very important you know that it’s not possible to decrease body fat AND increase muscle mass at the same time. So make sure your goals are realistic so you achieve the […]

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