Nutrition

Nourish Your Body Naturally with Functional Foods

As more and more people look to Mother Nature for their nutritional needs the spotlight has turned to a new food group – ‘functional foods’.

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Uncover the Hidden Powers of Spinach: 5 Surprising Benefits

There’s a reason Popeye did so well while on a diet of these leafy greens…

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How a Mediterranean diet can support menopausal women

The Mediterranean diet can be beneficial to your overall wellbeing.

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Three ways to eat more nutritiously

When it comes to staying healthy, diet is one of the best things you can do to look after your body.

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Denmark bans noodles for being too hot – what you need to know about chilli heat

Chilli peppers – love them or hate them, they’ve got a heat that’s hard to ignore.

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Natural Remedy for Depression: New Research Highlights Benefits

Globally, depression is a major public health concern. According to the World Health Organisation, it is the largest contributor to non-fatal disease burden, with over 80% of this impact felt in low- and middle-income countries.

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The 30-30-30 method: How TikTok’s latest fitness trend could help you build healthy habits into your day

One of TikTok’s latest health trends is the the “30-30-30” method. This involves eating 30g protein within 30 minutes of waking up – shortly followed by 30 minutes of low to moderate-intensity cardio.

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A tax on sugary drinks can make us healthier. It’s time for Australia to introduce one

Sugary drinks cause weight gain and increase the risk of a range of diseases, including diabetes.

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How do I keep fruit, veggies and herbs fresh longer?

Are there any hacks to keeping produce fresh for longer?

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Mediterranean diet can ease symptoms of stress and anxiety, study finds

You’ve probably heard about the benefits of the Mediterranean diet on your health – it’s already recommended to reduce the risks of bowel cancer, heart disease and dementia.

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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.

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Artificial sweetener could harm your gut and the microbes that live there – new study

What new research tells us about artificial sweetener’s effect on the gut.

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Not all ultra-processed foods are bad for your health, whatever you might have heard

In recent years, there’s been increasing hype about the potential health risks associated with so-called “ultra-processed” foods.

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Healthy eating: 6 surprising foods to avoid

In today’s health-conscious world, it’s easy to fall for the allure of foods marketed as ‘healthy’, but behind the promising labels lies a web of hidden ingredients that can sabotage our wellbeing.

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An apple cider vinegar drink a day? New study shows it might help weight loss

Made from fermented apples and naturally high in acetic acid, apple cider vinegar has been popular in recent years for its purported health benefits – from antibacterial properties to antioxidant effects and potential for helping manage blood sugars.

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What’s the best diet for healthy sleep? A nutritional epidemiologist explains

You probably already know that how you eat before bed affects your sleep. Maybe you’ve found yourself still lying awake at 2 a.m. after enjoying a cup of coffee with dessert. But did you know that your eating choices throughout the day may also affect your sleep at night?

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Smart Eating: Detox for Vitality

Give your energy levels a boost with a detox program designed to suit you.

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I want to eat healthily. So why do I crave sugar, salt and carbs?

We all want to eat healthily, especially as we reset our health goals at the start of a new year. But sometimes these plans are sabotaged by powerful cravings for sweet, salty or carb-heavy foods.

So why do you crave these foods when you’re trying to improve your diet or lose weight? And what can you do about it?

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Smart Eating: Achieving Acid-Alkaline Balance for Optimal Health

Feeling fatigued? 
Maybe your diet is too acidic. Find the right balance for you and your family to maintain or restore good health.

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Sweet tips for a healthy Valentine’s Day

If you vowed to get fit and eat healthy back in January, Valentine’s Day may prove to be your first major hurdle of the New Year.

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Hot Body, Cool Foods: Tips for Managing Menopause

Keep your cool with these tips and recipes for managing menopausal hot flushes.

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Hate salad or veggies? Just keep eating them. Here’s how our tastebuds adapt

Do you hate salad? It’s OK if you do, there are plenty of foods in the world, and lots of different ways to prepare them.

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8 Tips for Navigating Fussy or Intolerant Eaters at Christmas

Food-focused celebrations like Christmas can be very stressful for parents with children who can’t eat just everything. Perhaps they are selective eaters or have allergies and intolerances.

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Thinking of Trying a Detox? Here’s What you Need to Know First

What is a “detox”? It’s a process that involves using particular products, diets or other detoxification methods to try and rid the body of so-called “toxins”.

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