A healthy diet in line with the Australian Dietary Guidelines is cheaper than an unhealthy diet. Switching could save $160 off a family of four’s fortnightly shopping bill.
A new diet by an American biochemist claims to help you live longer. It’s not too dissimilar to the Australian guide to healthy eating, which if followed, could also prolong your life.
Australian official guidelines need to reflect culturally safe dietary advice or risk worsening Indigenous people’s health.
Childhood, adolescence, pregnancy, menopause, 75+: how your diet should change with each stage of life.
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Once you get older, the focus moves to trying not to lose your muscle tissue. So as you age, your protein requirements actually start to go up.
Standard serving sizes are anything but standard.
When a manufacturer lists a serving size on their food label, it’s based on their expectations of what you’ll eat, not what the dietary guidelines recommend.
Why do we need so many serves of vegetables in a day?
The populations of most Western countries report eating far less fruit and vegetables than they’re supposed to. So what’s making it so hard for us to get to the recommended ‘two and five’?
Pastry or fruit? Dietary guidelines aren’t helping us make the best food choices.
Dietary guidelines fail to change our eating habits. So, how can we make them more relevant?
Indulge in delicious seasonal vegetables and fruit to celebrate summer with friends and family.
Healthy eating can still be delicious! Limit dietary blowout by going into the Christmas and holiday period with a plan.
Evidence supports a review of dietary guidelines around the ideal balance of omega 6 to omega 3 dietary fats.
A prominent new paper reflects growing global sentiment amongst scientists and dieticians to review advice relating to the types of dietary fats we should consume for optimal health.
Yoghurt. Nuts. Yes or no?
What’s the deal with fat in our foods and drinks? Should we avoid it?
The health star rating food labelling system is failing consumers.
Rather than informing consumer choice, Australia’s year-old health star food rating system is failing customers, and allowing food manufacturers to give an aura of health to junk foods.
Advice to favour plant-based foods and reduce meat intake should now be considered part of healthy dietary advice given by doctors and nutritionists.
The high meat intake in Western countries is not only bad for waistlines but also for the environment.
Any improvements you can make to what you eat and drink will help stack the odds in your favour.
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