By Susan Phillips | Thursday, July 14, 2016
Diabetes poses a big risk to the health of many Australians. Diet plays a role both in preventing diabetes as well as managing diabetes. Six top diet tips to manage risks of diabetes, choose mostly low GI carbohydrates, limit sweetened drinks, include healthy fats, eat more meals at home and snack wisely.
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 | Monday, February 22, 2016
2016 is the International Year of Pulses. The Australian Dietary Guidelines encourage us to eat a wider variety of foods. Legumes can be a valuable, non animal source of protein as well as a vegetable serve. Many Australians still do not eat enough vegetables. Dietitians recommend people eat legumes and pulses at least 2-3 times a week because of their wonderful health benefits.
By Susan Phillips | Saturday, February 13, 2016
Dietitians and Nutritionists promote Australia's Healthy Weight Week to encourage Australian's to eat more home cooked meals and check their portion sizes. The benefits include healthy body weight, weight loss, a more nutritious diet, increased savings and quality time spent with the family.
By Susan Phillips | Monday, November 30, 2015
Christmas parties present a real challenge for the weight watcher. With some careful planning and good decision making you can survive the festive season without piling on the kilos. Read on for my hot tips.
By Susan Phillips | Friday, October 09, 2015
Eggs play an important role in feeding families around the world. Their versatility, high quality protein and affordability makes eggs unbeatable nutrient rich packages.
By Susan Phillips | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
High in monounsaturated fat and antioxidant content means that extra virgin olive oil can handle high frying temperatures.