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

Lamb, fetta and walnut Salad

July 21, 2017 | No Comments

This is a delicious salad that is high in protein and is a great source of vegetables and fruit. It serves 2 people and is perfect for all seasons. Delicious Ingredients: 4 cooked lamb chops 2 cups rocket 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 thinly sliced pear 100g low-fat fetta 1/2 lemon   Yummie Process: Step […]

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Busting that Dark Chocolate myth! Does it really have antioxidant power?

July 12, 2017 | No Comments

  We love dark chocolate just as much as the next person but have always wondered if it actually has high amounts of antioxidants like the internet seems to claim? Could it actually be good for us? Let’s have a deeper look. First things first, let’s have a brief Antioxidant lesson, what are they and […]

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Busting that Chia seed myth! Do they really reverse type-2 Diabetes?

June 28, 2017 | No Comments

  Chia seeds are well known for their ‘super food’ power and are claimed to contain many superior health benefits such as reversing type-2 diabetes. So of course I had to find out for myself and bust this myth! This ‘super food’ was allegedly used to fuel the Aztec armies of its origin to conquer […]

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Busting that Ginger myth! Does it really cure motion sickness?

June 21, 2017 | No Comments

This great article about Ginger is written by a fellow Nutrition student Robert Carter. He did a great presentation on this topic this semester and so I asked him to share it with all of you! Enjoy! So you’re out on the high seas or travelling in a car or a bus enjoying the scenery […]

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Banana Breakfast Smoothie

May 9, 2017 | No Comments

    This is a great and healthy smoothie that will fill you up all morning and is perfect for on the go! A great source of good carbohydrates, calcium and potassium and perfect for stabilising your blood sugar levels. Watch how it’s made below!       Delicious ingredients: 1 banana 1/4 cup raw oats […]

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