There are over 1,000 varieties of pecans. Many are named after Native American Indian tribes, including Cheyenne, Mohawk, Sioux, Choctaw and Shawnee

About Our Experts

Sharon Brooks

Sharon is a Registered Nutritionist (RNutr) with the Nutrition Society of Australia and a Food Scientist. She has a Bachelor Degree in Applied Science (Food Science and Nutrition) and due to her love of nutritional sciences is currently completing a Master of Human Nutrition. Sharon operates Sharon's Nutrition, a nutrition consultation business based in Melbourne specialising in proactive health and optimal wellbeing. Specialty areas include general health and wellness to lifestage nutrition and health conditions and ailments. Sharon's Nutrition is able to provide services for adolescents through to the young at heart.

For more information on individual and group (including family) consultations, adult workshops and seminars, pantry/fridge makeovers and supermarket/market tours email, or visit her website or Facebook page.



Shannon Smith

Shannon Smith is a highly qualified health and fitness expert whose holistic approach to health and performance training has helped a diverse range of people to achieve their short and long-term goals.

Focusing on the individual needs of each of his unique clients, Shannon specialises in health, strength development and high intensity fat loss through his expertise as a nutritional counsellor, corrective exercise kinesiologist, holistic lifestyle coach and personal trainer. Shannon trains clients from his studio Smith Fit in Melbourne's south eastern suburbs - to make an appointment to see Shannon email


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