Seven ways to stay slim in winter

It’s easy to get into a winter slump, especially when you skip exercise and load up on carb-heavy comfort foods. So, here are seven easy ideas to help you maintain your weight during winter.


Should gluten-free foods be subsidised?

A GF diet can cost up to 17 per cent more than a standard diet, even more for a single male on welfare. So, should the Federal Government introduce a medical-foods program to subsidise such foods?


How to read food labels

Food labels can seem like another language. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the information you see on packets, jars and cans in the supermarket. Here’s how to read them and make informed choices.


Jamie Oliver urges Australia to adopt a sugar tax

With the UK announcing that it will introduce a sugar tax on soft drinks, outspoken celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is calling on Australia to “pull its finger out” and do the same.


Spicy foods: how they can affect your body

Spicy food: you’re either for or against it. Whatever camp you’re in, there’s no denying that spicy foods can have both positive and negative affects on your body. Here are some of them.

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Foods that will keep you fuller for longer

Do you ever feel so hungry that some days you could eat a horse? These wholesome foods will help you feel fuller for longer during the day, and keep you from overeating.


MIND diet significantly lowers your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers have now suggested that those who follow the MIND diet can lower their risk of dementia by as much as 50 per cent.

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Protein: how to boost your daily intake

Protein is vital to every cell in the body, especially as you age. So what are the best ways to boost your protein intake every day?


Detoxing – is it the only way?

Is detoxing the only way to kickstart your health come this New Year? If not, then what else can you do? Here are some ways to get your health in order in 2016.


What to eat pre- and post-workout

Are you ready to work up a sweat? What you eat before and after exercise can play a big role in getting the most out of your workout and meeting your goals. n n

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Five ways to boost fibre every day

A high-fibre diet has many health benefits, and increasing your daily fibre intake is as simple as following these five simple tips.

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Five best healthy eating articles

Making the commitment to eat healthily can be tricky if you don’t have a solid understanding about how to go about it – following through is usually the challenge.

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