Nutrition

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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How Much Protein do I need as I get Older?

If you are a woman around 50, you might have seen advice on social media or from influencers telling you protein requirements increase dramatically in midlife.

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What does having a ‘good relationship with food’ mean? 4 ways to know if you’ve got one

Travelling on a train recently you couldn’t help but overhear two women deep in conversation about a mutual obsession with food, including emotional triggers that pushed them towards chocolate and pizza.

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Why you should only eat until you’re 80% full

Creating a personal “blue zone” lifestyle inspired by longevity principles is an excellent idea.

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Magda Szubanski’s Victory: Effective Strategies for Pre-Diabetes Management

Australian actress and comedian Magda Szubanski, beloved for her iconic roles and her candidness about her health journey, recently shared a significant milestone on Instagram.

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I love dessert! Our favourite healthy sweet tooth fixes

The healthiest dessert options are those that strike a balance between satisfying your sweet tooth and providing nutritional benefits.

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7 things you need to know about red meat and iron

Iron is a crucial dietary mineral that aids the body in a number of ways including the movement of oxygen in the blood.

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Four ways to turn your family favourites vegetarian

These vegetarian versions of tasty classics are sure to impress.

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Vegan diet has just 30% of the environmental impact of a high-meat diet, major study finds

We know that meat has a substantial impact on the planet, and that plant-based diets are more environmentally sustainable.

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Optimise Your Diet to Naturally to Slow Down the Ageing Process

Discover the potential of your dietary choices in minimising the progression of crow’s feet and laugh lines, revealing a pathway to youthful and radiant skin.

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5 most common food additives and how they affect your health

Additives are common in foods, used to preserve, sweeten and add colour to food products. While their intention is good – used to make food fresher and last longer – they often hide negative health effects. 

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Is your child allergic to peanuts? This new research will come as a relief

In a groundbreaking clinical trial, researchers at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago have studied peanut allergies in children. 

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4 plant-based foods to eat every week (and why science suggests they’re good for you)

Here are four versatile and tasty plant foods for your weekly grocery list, and the research showing why they’re good for you.

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Is it true the faster you lose weight the quicker it comes back? Here’s what we know about slow and fast weight loss

When people decide it’s time to lose weight, they’re usually keen to see quick results. Maybe they have an event coming up or want relief from health problems and discomfort.

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12 fantastic sources of plant-based protein

Plants packed with protein are increasingly popular all around the world in many cuisines. Bring life and flavour to everything from stir-fries and salads to pastas and curries with these versatile, tasty and healthy ingredients. 

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3 ways to unlock the power of food to promote heart health

Your diet — the foods and drinks you eat, not short-term restrictive programs — can impact your heart disease risk. Evidence-based approaches to eating are used by dietitians and physicians to prevent and treat cardiovascular (heart) disease.

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Chrono-nutrition: How to eat in tune with your biological clock

It is not only what we eat but when we eat it that contributes to how healthy we are. Chrono-nutrition looks at the relationship between nutrition and our natural circadian rhythms.

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Crunch and colour: This vegan rainbow salad ticks all the boxes

Whether you’re embracing a plant-based lifestyle or simply want to boost your daily nutrients, this Vegan Rainbow Salad using Ocean Spray®’s tasty range ticks all the boxes.

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