How to Spot a Fad Diet

Many of us are all too familiar with being sold empty promises about diets that are going to help us lose weight or magically fix all our health ailments. They may claim to have the “secret” to weight-loss, an “easy fix” to...

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How to fight your bad mood with food

World Mental Health Day

Did you know that research now supports a direct link between better quality nutrition and a reduced risk of depression?

With Poor mental health now the leading chronic disease in Australia, impacting over 2 million...

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Staying healthy when you are busy

Staying healthy when you are busy can be a challenge for all of us, but it doesn’t need to be. Using our fool proof plate model as a guide for meals will help ensure you get all the nutrients you need as well as manage your weight, whether...

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Habit stacking - Just the tool you need to make healthy habits stick!

When it comes to trying to develop a healthy habit, it can be difficult to just do it!

That is why combining habits, also known as “habit stacking”, is a great way to create new habits and make them part of your daily routine.

We all...

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Hydration - Do We Really Need 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

Why do we need water anyway?

Water is essential for life and good health. According to the National Health & Medical Research Council (Nutrient Reference Values for Australia & New Zealand 2005), we need more water than our body can...

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Is it necessary to take a probiotic?

Probiotics are trending! But should you take a probiotic supplement or simply up your yoghurt game?

We wrote this article for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners to break down the research around probiotics and help GPs decide...

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The Truth About Dairy

It’s a Hot Topic!

There is no denying that dairy is a hot topic! You either love it or hate it. Concerns range from gut-related symptoms to it being juice for baby cows to those simply avoiding it for fear of weight gain due to its naturally...

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Freezer Friendly Meals

Whether you cook in bulk for the month ahead, or want to save leftovers for a later date, freezer-friendly meals can save time and prevent food waste. These options reheat well, without losing their taste and texture.

Homemade Sausage rolls (with...

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Mental Health in the Workplace

A Three-Step Approach to Start Addressing It

When we discuss mental health, we tend to think of diagnosed clinical conditions like depression and anxiety, however such narrow definitions leave many Australians, who are suffering poor mood and...

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