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Dilemma – Eating Out & Take away while trying to manage your weight!

As part of a busy and unpredictable lifestyle, dining out and ordering take away occasionally pop up during the week or on weekends. The following points will provide you with a few simple & basic tips on how to make healthier choices in such situations. When Eating

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Research shows humans can detect a sixth taste- FAT!

In Australia, Deakin University researchers have announced that humans are able to detect “fat”. They found that people with a high sensitivity to the taste of fat were less likely to be overweight since they tended to eat less fatty foods. The following section is taken from

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Going Organic

You might have noticed that in the last few years, buying “everything” organic has become a trend. Now, what I wanted to discuss in regards to consuming organic foods is that people assume that the nutrient value of organic food is better. That is not necessarily true.

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Goin Green – Cutting Down on Food Waste!

In the last few years, awareness has been raised on ways to save our environment and going ” Green”. Just to open your eyes and give your thoughts a kick, think about the effect of food wastage on the environment. A recent statement by the Australian Food

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Allergy Testing…The Unreliable Ones!!!

One of the most frustrating things in my line of work, is coming across people who have self diagnosed themselves or have claimed to find a treatment thanks to all the false marketing that is out there! Big corporations take advantage of people’s ignorance and sadly, make

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Heartburn? Reflux? What you need to know…

Food in your stomach is usually mixed with gastric acid & enzymes when digesting. Now, heartburn occurs when the gastric acid goes up your oesophagus causing irritation and the burning sensation. This is because your oesophagus lining cannot withstand the acid unlike your stomach. If you do

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The Buzz about "Superfoods"

We hear about them , some swear by them but are there foods that have so called super powers? Is it another myth? The term “super foods” has been given to foods that have shown to provide beneficial properties for our health in growing research. These foods

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Tips for Label Reading!

So you’re grocery shopping, trying not to run the person in front of you over with your trolley. They’re just standing there, reading the food packaging and comparing products. I assume alot of you do that (or pretend to ?!) so what are you really looking at?

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BBQ Salmon Salad

Cooking Time :30 minutes Ingredients (serves 4) 2 oranges, peeled 1 fennel bulb, trimmed, very thinly sliced 1 x 400g can of Chickpeas, rinsed, drained 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup fresh continental parsley leaves 2 tbs chopped fresh dill 1 large (about 375g) skinless salmon

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"Fishy" Topic – The Omega 3s

The hype on Omega 3 fats has been on the rise as more studies continue to demonstrate their health benefits. So, what are they? Where to find them & how much are we meant to have? Omega 3 fatty acids are a class of polyunsaturated fats (aka

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