Nutrition

Food as medicine: How to eat yourself well

Your diet has a big impact on your physical and emotional wellbeing. But which foods promote your health or treat existing conditions? We ask the experts what should be on your plate. 

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How to avoid fatigue as we head into the festive season

Nutritionist Nikki Hart shares her top tips for wellness over summer and to avoid fatigue during the busy periods.

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Study finds moderate carbohydrate intake has benefits for women’s cardiovascular health

Women’s heart health has been the focus of a recent study by Monash University, with researchers finding that proportional carbohydrate intake and not saturated fat was significantly associated with cardiovascular disease benefit in Australian women.

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Give your health a boost with these vitamins for spring and summer

Boost your health over the sunny seasons with these essential vitamins.

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Obesity study: You are what you eat, not how much you eat

Overeating does not always make you overweight, according to research published by Oxford University Press (OUP), which put the US’s “obesity epidemic” down to processed carbs prompting hormones to cause widespread metabolic mayhem.

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New research suggests eating more plant foods may lower heart disease risk in young adults

The American Heart Association has found eating a plant-centred diet during young adulthood is associated with a lower risk of heart disease in middle age.

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5 pantry staples to support good gut health

The Gut Health Dietitian, Nicole Dynan shares the five pantry ingredients that support a healthy functioning gut.

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Superfood spotlight: what are tiger nuts and how to eat them

A small cousin of the sweet potato and a staple ingredient in Spain’s creamy milk horchata drink, tiger nuts have enjoyed a rise in popularity in recent years due to their incredible health benefits.

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What is keto flu?

You have probably heard about the health benefits of the keto diet, including for fast and sustained weight loss. But, you may have also heard about the symptoms and complications of the diet. We take a look into some of these and unpack what is keto flu.

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5 popular diet myths debunked by a nutritionist

Molecular nutritionist Dr Emma Beckett reveals the truth about the most popular diet claims.

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7 ways to keep your bowels healthy

Fibre-rich foods and probiotics are vital, but what else can we do to ward off bowel cancer and other gut diseases?

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Growing Green: easy-to-grow vegetables and herb tips

With these easy-to-grow vegetable and herb tips, it’s time to start enjoying the salad days of summer now and all year-round!

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6 most common nutrient deficiencies

From strengthening bones to producing blood cells, essential nutrients play an important role in keeping you healthy and feeling good. There are many nutrient deficiencies out there, find out which ones are the most common.

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4 ways to heal your gut and reduce inflammation

How to harvest better gut health, reduce inflammation and heal from the inside-out.

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Magic beans: The power of pulses

Top five reasons to learn to love your legumes.

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Fermenting for health – 5 fermented foods you should be eating right now

Fermented and pickled foods are a powerhouse of nutrients. These bacteria boosting foods are known for their ability to take food through the seasons, but what many don’t know about is their incredible ability to heal our gut.

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Tips for managing ADHD through diet

Diet deficiencies have been linked to Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. To try to minimise such symptoms as inattention and impulsivity, changes to what you eat may make a positive difference.

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Dietitian reveals the 5 foods they always keep in their pantry

How healthy is your kitchen pantry? You may want to stock it up with a few of these foods. HelloFresh […]

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Is canned fruit as good as fresh?

A new study shows that nutritional content of canned fruits are as good as fresh, and in some respects better.

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Food as medicine? Exploring the Japanese practice of ‘nuchi gusui’

Are we treating food all wrong? We look at one Japanese practice that sees food as medicine and eating as a ritual.

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The health benefits of olives

Salty, tangy, aromatic –  one can’t help but savour the rich flavours of olives. Whether you’re eating them whole, or drizzling oil on a dish, olives offer a variety of wonderful health benefits.

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Vegan-friendly foods that are rich in iron

It’s a common myth that those on a plant-based diet often suffer from a lack of iron. And while animal products are a great source of iron, it doesn’t mean you can’t find it anywhere else.

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Why vitamin D is so important for your health

4 reasons why getting some sun will enhance your health.

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The health benefits of strawberries

MiNDFOOD examines the humble strawberry’s many health benefits.

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