The Healthy Office Blog

  • After-Lunch Distress: Is It Food Poisoning?
    28 June 2022
    We’ve all been there: what starts out as a few grumbles and rumbles of complaint from your belly after a pleasant midday meal soon erupts into a firestorm of gastrointestinal agony. Although you suspect that the culprit may have been the too-spicy curry or the greasy plate of fish and potatoes, you’re not certain. Here’s what to do if you think you might be suffering from food poisoning.
  • Fruity Geography
    28 June 2022
    Here in Australia we love our fruit. We are blessed with some of the best produce in the world. And, we are not fruit snobs, we are as passionate about a crunchy apple as we are about a ripe, delicious mango or a handful of ruby coloured cherries. However, in other parts of the world, our favourite fruits don’t even rank in their top picks.
  • Foods that Promote Sleep
    28 June 2022
    People are getting less sleep these days, and with modern day stresses plaguing us as we try to reach the land of slumber it is little wonder that we may need some help. Not only are our minds racing with lists of things that need to be done, therefore stopping us from switching off completely, we have pent up energy from sitting inside an office all day.
  • Can Certain Foods Make You Smarter?
    28 June 2022
    You’ve heard the saying that food is fuel for the body. Well, what about the brain? It needs fuel just like anything else, and the right type of fuel may actually help in the function of the brain. Try some of these foods for a bit of a brain boost:
  • Fruit as Garnish
    28 June 2022
    Serving fruit on a platter at a dinner party is a refreshing treat after a heavy meal, and it is also easy to eat as finger food at gatherings. With the vibrant colours that various fruits offer, the fruit platter often looks as good as it tastes! But you can take the serving of fruit one step further, using it not only as food but also as a beautiful garnish. Here are some ideas that will get your guests talking!
  • The Benefits of Coconut Water
    28 June 2022
    Coconut water began selling in mainstream shops around 2004, and while many people thought it was just going to be the next fad, this new water has stood the test of time. There is good reason for it too, as anyone who has looked into the benefits of coconut water will know just how good this drink can be for you.
  • Healthy Lunch Ideas
    28 June 2022
    We have all been there before, stuck in the office on a dreary Monday trying to decide what to go out and buy for lunch. Usually through a lack of inspiration or willpower, or both, we end up taking the easy route and getting our usual Laksa, all while thinking ‘diet starts tomorrow’ …
  • Fruit in Focus: Mandarins
    28 June 2022
    The cold, dark weather of winter doesn’t need to be all doom and gloom. With this season comes one great thing: mandarins! This yummy citrus fruit originated in China. It was so popular that many people who left China would take the seeds with them, and as a result mandarins began to grow all over the world.