By Susan Phillips | Tuesday, January 17, 2017
An increasing body of research is linking our digestive health to many other aspects of health including anxiety, depression, weight problems, heart health, inflammatory disorders such as ulcerative colitis, arthritis and diabetes. So its not surprising that we are keen to learn more about the effects of food choices on our microbiome.
By Susan Phillips | Friday, May 06, 2016
Seven easy tips for your heart health. Eat your fruit and vegetables! Go for 2 pieces of fruit and 5 serves of vegetables per day. Choose wholegrain cereals such as oats, barley, wholegrain bread, natural muesli. Avoid eatng refined carbohydrates. Enjoy fish twice a week.
By Susan Phillips | Wednesday, October 14, 2015
October 11- 17 is Australia's National Nutrition Week and the theme this year focuses on encouraging Australians to eat more fruits and vegetables.
By Susan Phillips | Friday, September 25, 2015
Apples are antioxidant powerhouses containing 10 times more antioxidants than goji berry juice, and packed with fibre, B vitamins, vitamin C and potassium. They are also low GI and like many other fruits contain no fat, salt or cholesterol.