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Is being sustainable good for your health?

By On October 19, 2017

We all know that being sustainable is great for the planet. It can also have pretty great benefits for you too. Here is how you can have the best of both worlds. … Read More

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The effects of Aussie kids being exposed to food and beverage advertising

By On October 16, 2017

Most of us strive to be the healthiest versions of ourselves, but more importantly, parents want their kids to be the healthiest versions of themselves. The media plays a crucial role in… Read More

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Surgery to treat obesity — weighty step or the best approach?

By On October 9, 2017

No pun intended, but surgically removing two thirds of your stomach to lose weight is undoubtedly a weighty step. Yet with almost a third of Australians now obese, it’s clear the traditional… Read More

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Global nutrition – what can we learn to improve our health?

By On October 5, 2017

As life expectancy across the globe continues to increase, so does our awareness of our nutrition and its impact on our health. Who wants to live to 100 but not be well… Read More

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MSG – is it as bad for us as we’ve been led to believe?

By On October 2, 2017

If you order from a Chinese restaurant, the chances are you will see a sign or menu advertising ‘No MSG Added’. This widespread label can also found in supermarket aisles proudly displayed… Read More

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Debunking the Alkaline Diet

By On September 11, 2017

When it comes to the fast-paced society we live in, obsession with quick fixes and instant gratification is the norm. It is no wonder that the end to fad diets is nowhere in… Read More

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Passion for Protein – Is Supplementation Necessary?

By On August 28, 2017

  Ahh protein. It’s probably the most topical macro-nutrient. The debate over protein supplements, their benefits and whether or not they’re actually needed is forever in the mind of gym enthusiasts. We… Read More

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Why the elderly can eat anything they want

By On August 24, 2017

Over 75? Forget counting calories, and make sure you take a second slice of cake! This probably contradicts what you’ve been taught your whole life—to focus on eating a variety of fruit,… Read More

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“Free-Range” Eggs and Ethical Consumerism

By On August 21, 2017

In the context of the common supermarket, choosing a carton of eggs is not as simple as it once was. You can choose from a range of sizes, organic or non-organic, value-added,… Read More

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Coffee: Are its Benefits Bitter Sweet?

By On August 17, 2017

Coffee is the most popular consumed caffeinated beverage in the world. And along with its delicate and unique taste, coffee brings a plethora of health benefits to the table. Some people, however,… Read More