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Trendy turmeric in the age of functional foods

By On March 12, 2018

Turmeric is a spice commonly found in Southeast Asian cuisine that bestows a gorgeous yellow colour to its dishes. In addition to lending this saffron-like colouring to food, turmeric has also long… Read More


Seven Tips for Spotting Dodgy Nutrition Advice

By On July 27, 2017

  Ever found yourself googling the healthiest diet? Or maybe you are perpetually interested in the newest nutrition trend? You’re not alone. In fact, recent research shows that almost half of internet… Read More

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Sports Nutrition Supplements: A Habit to Shake

By On May 4, 2017

In the gym, they’re in just about every advertisement, water bottle holder and locker in the vicinity. On Instagram or Snapchat, they make a perfect addition to any ‘workout done for the day!’… Read More


Why I drink Milk

By On August 22, 2016

A couple of months ago I explored my decision to not eat organic foods and boy did that article take off! And since recent reports have highlighted how few Australians consume dairy… Read More


Those sugar films: How do they stack up?

By On April 11, 2016

These days you can barely get out of bed before coming into contact with the anti-sugar message. Newspapers, Facebook feeds, books and morning television segments: the anti-sugar movement has truly arrived. Many… Read More

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Fats – not necessarily the miracle they are made out to be

By On March 14, 2016

Fats are essential for good health. They play important roles in maintaining cell membrane structure and producing nerve cells and certain hormones.[1]Martini F., Nath J.L., Bartholomew E.F. Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology. San… Read More


Shining the spotlight on genuine ‘superfoods’

By On February 22, 2016

The internet is constantly flooded with advertisements and articles about the latest new wave of ‘superfoods’. The term ‘superfood’ is a marketing tool designed to promote foods that are usually expensive and often… Read More

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Logical Fallacies and Diets – Are you being tricked?

By On January 11, 2016

Don’t follow Paleo? Your diet is probably full of processed junk. Or at least that is the logic that Paleo proponents employ to make you think you need to buy special books… Read More

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Tips to meet your health goals this New Year

By On January 1, 2015

With the aim to better ourselves, boost self-esteem and improve our lives, the annual New Year’s resolution is often short-lived. This can affect wellbeing and have the opposite effect as intended. Perhaps… Read More