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Stay Healthy and happy this festive season

Filled with tempting treats and plentiful parties, the silly season can be a danger zone when it comes to keeping up our healthy habits.

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Go The Whole Grain

Healthy eating guidelines advise us to opt for whole grains products rather than their refined counterparts, so what constitutes a whole grain product, and why are they so much better for us?

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Junk Food An Endangered Species?

Junk food, beware. Australian dietary guidelines have been updated, and you're firmly in the experts' sights.

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New Rules Target Danger Ingredient In Fried Foods

United Nations and World Health Organization food safety experts have introduced directives aimed at preventing and reducing formation of a suspected cancer-causing chemical found in foods such as potato chips, biscuits and coffee.

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The Role & Control Of Blood Glucose

Blood glucose; it's a vital fuel source for your body. But if it gets too high or low, the consequences can be very serious. In this article we explain blood glucose and what happens when it's not under control.

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Keeping Control Of Calories

Calories can be a preoccupation for people trying to lose weight. But are they really that important? And what's with the carbs versus protein versus fats thing?

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Low Carb V. Low Fat

As controversy continues over the efficacy of low carbohydrate diets, scientists have stepped in to examine the weight loss, safety issues and side-effects that can flow from such strict nutritional regimes.

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No Carbs After Sunset?

There are a number of diet plans around at the moment that claim you should not eat carbohydrates after a certain time, or combine them with foods containing proteins regardless of what time it is. Should you believe them?

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Keep Watch For Sneaky Calories

It's the foods that we eat when the real focus of the occasion is elsewhere that often pack the biggest punch when it comes to tallying the kilojoules (calories). Finger foods and the alcoholic drinks you hold with the other hand can be very sneaky.

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Confused About Carbohydrates 2

In Part 1 of this article we looked at the trends in thinking about carbohydrates from the '50s through to the '90s. Now it's time to look at the present.

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Confused About Carbohydrates 1

Opinion about the nutritional value of carbohydrates has wavered for the last 50 years so it's time to look at the information, misinformation and current thinking on the health benefits and risks of ‘carbs'.

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About Carbohydrates & Calories

What do you need to know about carbohydrates and calories?

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Dieters' Reality Check!

With a smorgasbord of diet and weight loss plans available at most bookstores, it can be hard to know where the facts end and fiction begins. Here's your reality check.

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Dangers Of Dieting In The Zone

The Zone Diet is another high protein, low carbohydrate diet. Is it effective or would it be better named the Twilight Zone Diet?

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Eating Before Exercising

You've done the hard work: hours of training; improving your skills; tuning yourself mentally. To capitalise, you need to ensure you eat and drink the right stuff as well.

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