Food

04/11/2012
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Kick-start your morning with a healthy breakfast that's easy to make
Avocado is an excellent source of essential fatty acids. Combined with good-quality bread, it is a great way to start the day
04/09/2012
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Resist the over-sized clothes and comfort foods before it's too late
We all love to overindulge during winter – what with the over-sized warm clothes that cover extra kilos, cravings for warm comfort foods and the tendency to remain inactive, it’s common that many of us emerge from winter a little heavier than before.
04/05/2012
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Dietitian Kaye Haslam from Diets on Wheels offers her expert opinion
While everyone’s idea of what constitutes ‘regular’ visits to the toilet are quite different, a diet high in fibre should see you in the healthily regular range.
04/04/2012
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Looking for a way of eating that will keep you feeling fuller for longer, reduce cravings and satisfy all of your nutritional needs? Look no further...
We’ve all heard that protein is important for a slim and healthy body. But high protein diets often lack fibre, and ample fibre is one thing a healthy body really can’t live without. Combine the two, and you’ve got a dynamite equation that will see you galloping through your day, as well as shedding unwanted kilos.
03/30/2012
4.25
Australia has one of the highest food allergy prevalence rates in the world. Liz Nowosad explores the facts of food allergy and intolerance.
It’s estimated that one in three Australians will experience an allergy at some point in their lives, be it very mild or potentially life threatening. In a study conducted by The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, 4.1 million Australians –19.6 per cent of the population – have at least one allergic disease.
03/28/2012
0.05
Raid your fridge for eggs, broccoli, vegetables and meat
There are many ways to maintain your nail health naturally – simply look inside your fridge and pantry for these nail-strengthening food solutions that will also improve your skin and hair:
03/20/2012
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Be sure to know the active ingredients in your herbal concoction
When it comes to herbal supplements, know that ‘natural’ or ‘botanical’ doesn’t necessarily mean they’re less potent than their chemical-based competitors
03/19/2012
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Butyrate could reduce the chance of cancerous cells developing
Not only bursting with nutrients including fibre, iron and protein, beans have also been found to reduce the risk of colon cancer.
03/16/2012
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This dish is perfect for the whole family - special dietary requirements or not!
These chilli salmon patties are perfect for dinner parties or family meals. Best of all? They are wheat and gluten free.
03/08/2012
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Naturopath Helen Goodwin offers her expert opinion
When our bodies have been knocked out of balance from too much sugar, we may struggle to get up in the morning and stay alert during the day. A foggy head, digestive problems, headaches and mood swings, including depression may also become issues.
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