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You get home from a long day and all you want is a bowl of ice cream. It's a week before your period and you can't stop thinking about chocolate. You've just had a sweaty session at the gym and you'd kill for something salty like chips. Or perhaps it's any other plethora of things. Regardless of what the craving is, I'm betting that we've all experienced them before! Sometimes, cravings are minor. Sometimes, cravings feel so intense that they're all you can think about, you may feel unable to...

Did you know that 18% of Australians have experienced food insecurity in the past 12 months? And that 26% of those receiving food relief are under the age of 19? Hunger is a hidden crisis in Australia and charities are struggling to meet the growing issue, and each month 65,000 Australians seeking food relief are unable to be assisted. This is an issue that we're incredibly passionate about at tonika health. So we're helping by running a Christmas food drive (led by Nina, our friendly front-of-desk and student nutritionist). This is your chance to help families,...

You wake up in the morning and reach for your phone. You open Facebook and someone has shared an article about the keto diet. Then you get up and turn on the TV to hear Kochie and Sam talking about some celebrity's intermittent fasting weight loss secrets. Then, on the way to the train station you walk by the newsagency with a magazine talking about a different celebrity's low fat diet. Thennn, on the train you're scrolling through Instagram and see someone post about their newly adopted vegan diet. You...

Hey there! It's Nina (friendly face at the front desk and nutritionist-in-the-making). Being environmentally conscious is something we're all really passionate about at tonika health, and cutting down on waste, including kitchen waste, is a hot topic at the moment (and for good reason)! Did you know that, according to OzHarvest, Australians throw out about four million tonnes of food each year, and that about a third of food produced globally gets lost or wasted? What's more, food in landfill produces methane, a gas which is about 25 times more potent...

Lunch can be hard to get right. Many of us get side tracked by work and other happenings, meaning we often don’t end up having something wholesome prepped for our midday meal. For those times when taking a healthy lunch from home just doesn’t seem possible (or for when you fancy eating out), we’ve prepped this nifty list for you of our favourite spots in Surry Hills. Fishbowl Sashimi 298 Crown St and 1/50 Reservoir St Poke is taking the foodie world by storm. Regardless of whether it’s a fad or not, we love...

This smoothie packs all sorts of goodness into one deliciously thirst quenching glass. Not only is it super tasty, it's also full of spices that aid your body's natural detoxification processes. Simply add everything into a blender and blend away! Enjoy! 250ml almond / oat / rice milk 2 scoops good quality protein powder of choice (ask us for suggestions if you're unsure) 1 banana 1 tbsp coconut oil ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger ½ tsp ground turmeric     If you'd like some more fabulous recipes, check out our chia porridge for gut health and our nourishing chicken...

With Christmas right around the corner and the party season in full swing, it's easy to neglect some of your health and fitness goals. But December doesn’t have to be a time for letting your health slide. Incorporate some of these tips for a healthy festive season and you’ll be sure to enjoy yourself while staying on track! Plan your training Pick an exercise buddy or make it part of your social catch ups. If you're accountable to someone other than yourself, you'll be more likely to follow through. Plan to train in...