Cool Diet Tips for National Diabetes Week July 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.

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Heart Week 1-7 may 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.

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Year of the Pulses, 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.

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Feeling Great in February with Australia's Healthy Weight Week

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.

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World Egg Day, Friday 9th October

Eggs play an important role in feeding families around the world. Their versatility, high quality protein and affordability makes eggs unbeatable nutrient rich packages.

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Cooking with Olive Oil

High in monounsaturated fat and antioxidant content means that extra virgin olive oil can handle high frying temperatures.

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