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Diet Drink Diabetes Risk

Think you're safe from diabetes because you choose to sip on artificially sweetened drinks rather than the sugary variety? Perhaps not…

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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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Low-Cal Sweeteners: Trick Or Treat?

Are low-cal sweeteners an effective way of eating your cake and staying slim too? A review of studies suggests that it depends on how you use them.

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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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Sports Drinks Pack Punch For Tooth Decay

Sugar-laden beverages such as sports drinks, soft drinks and fruit juices are major culprits in tooth decay. Now new evidence suggests that sports drinks are particularly culpable due to a combination of high sugar content and acidity.

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Steer Clear Of Soft Drinks

Are there particular foods that put your child at greater risk of weight gain and even obesity? A Deakin University study suggests soft drinks give cause for concern.

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Unload For Healthy Skin

Bad news for chemists and good news for you. The key to kissing acne and pimples goodbye and having clear, healthy skin appears not to be skin creams or medications but being strategic about what you eat.

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Taking The Soft Option

If you're counting calories or attempting to go "low carb" (not that we'd recommend it), prepare yourself for a shock where soft drinks are concerned.

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Sweet Talkin'

Why do nutritionists recommend we eat fruit, when it’s full of sugar? The same rule doesn't apply to other sugar, does it?

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Hard Facts On Soft Drinks

It will probably come as no great surprise but American nutritionists have confirmed that consuming too many sugar-filled drinks makes children fat.

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Zits Love Chips, Chocolate, Cake ...

Mum was right. Eating junk food leads to acne. Don't you hate that?

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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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