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Day on a plate: Stephanie Korn



Top marks for… Your lunch, Japanese being one of the world’s healthiest cuisines. The fish provides protein, omega-3s and iodine, which is essential for brain health. The sushi rice has a lower GI than most white rice, helping to control blood glucose, and the seaweed adds unique prebiotic fibres shown to benefit gut health.

If you keep eating like this you’ll… Risk falling short on calcium, key for maintaining bone density which starts to decline from about age 30. Oat milk doesn’t contain much calcium naturally and is only sometimes fortified, and you don’t have many other calcium-rich foods.

Why don’t you try… Including two or three daily serves of dairy foods, such as yoghurt on your oats and cheese as a snack. Non-dairy sources of calcium include fish with edible soft bones such as sardines, tofu, oysters, mussels, almonds, rocket and tahini.

Stephanie Korn is the co-founder of Australian swimwear label Form & Fold.

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