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Chomp, Don’t Sip: Fruit And Diabetes Risk

Eating more whole fruits is linked to lower risk of Type 2 diabetes. However, fruit juice is a different story.

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Blood Pressure High Among Young

High blood pressure is typically something we associate with our middle-aged and older years, but research has revealed it is a growing concern for children and adolescents, too.

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Feeding Babies: From Breast To Beyond

The latest Australian dietary guidelines haven't ignored the youngest members of society, devoting an entire edition to babies under the age of 12 months.

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Smart Eating: Reading Food Labels

Trying to serve up a healthy, balanced diet for your family can be a challenge, particularly if you're short of time. Packaged foods are great when it comes to convenience – but how do they fit into a healthy diet?

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Hyped Up? Sugar & Kids

It’s often taken as a truth that eating lots of sugar makes kids hyperactive – but is this really true?

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Eat Healthy & Celebrate

Celebrations – whether they are birthdays, end-of-year festivities or just family get-togethers – are generally a time when food is centre stage. While there’s no need to spoil the fun, if you’re looking for ways to help the kids celebrate and eat healthy ...

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Strong Bones To Last A Lifetime

Helping your children build strong bones will pay off over a lifetime.

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Getting The Edge On Food Allergies

Serious food allergies are an issue that affects a child not just at home, but wherever they go. For this reason parents and carers have to work closely with schools to keep children with food allergies safe.

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Insufficient Sleep Leads To High-Fat Fuel

Teenagers who don’t get enough sleep are likely to turn to high-fat junk foods to keep their engines running throughout the day.

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Infant Allergies Influenced By Mum’s Diet

Mums who consume high levels of fruits and vegetables during pregnancy may be reducing the risk of their babies suffering from skin rashes.

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Stay Lean (But Not Mean) Over The Holiday Season

Normal eating and exercise habits tend to be abandoned during the manic holiday period. What can we do to stay healthy and avoid gaining weight over the festive season?

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What Do Couch Potatoes Eat?

With fast food advertising during children's television viewing becoming increasingly controversial, is there any evidence to support the argument that TV consumption influences diet?

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Diet Alleviates Allergies

Keen to help keep your family free of hay fever and asthma? A "Mediterranean" diet rich in fruits, vegetables and nuts may be the answer.

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Soft Drinks & Sugar

Most soft drinks and fruit juices you buy from shops taste sweet because they contain heaps of sugar. Bet you can't guess how many teaspoons of sugar are in just one drink! Keep reading for answers.

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Tips On Curbing Childhood Obesity

What can schools and other interested adults do to help combat the childhood obesity epidemic? Experts have provided a checklist.

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