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No Problem With Plant-Based Plates

Contrary to popular misconception, adequately planned vegetarian diets can easily meet your body's requirements for protein, iron and zinc – but the jury's out on vitamin B12 and omega-3 fatty acids.

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Vegetarian Vitality Verified

In recent years, several studies have reported an association between eating red meat and an increased risk of earlier death. So does that mean a vegetarian diet will make you live longer?

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Don't Can The Can

When it comes to the nutritional value of fruit and veg, fresh beats canned every time, right? Well, not necessarily… In many cases canned produce retains nutrients better than its fresh counterparts.

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Always Wash For Safe Fruit &Veg

Fruit and veg are promoted as the healthiest of foods – but what's the best way to clean them of pesticides and other nasties that could damage your health?

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Fill Your Diet With Phytochemicals

When it comes to getting adding nutritional value to your meals, you could do worse than pile up your plate with phytochemicals – and this is a lot tastier than it sounds.

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Vegetables Provide Memorable Results

Is your mind feeling a little fuzzy? Eating vegetables might give your memory banks a freshen-up and provide long-term benefits.

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Start Early With Fruit And Veg

By offering your child fruit and vegetables from an early age, and persisting even in the face of initial rejection, you can give them a good start to a healthy diet.

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Super Fruits & Vegetables

We all know we should eat more fruit and vegetables. But what does "more" mean? And which ones are best?

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Teens Need More Fruit & Veg

Poor diet increases risk for asthma symptoms for teens, especially in those who smoke.

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Eat More Fruit And Vegies

Eating more fruit and vegetables improves bone health in young and old alike.

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Fruit And Veg Ingredient May Protect Against Cancer

Pectin, better known for its jam-setting qualities and as a component of dietary fibre, may help explain why fruits and vegetables can protect against cancers.

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Broccoli Boosts Heart Health

Broccoli is well known for its cancer-fighting properties and now researchers have found it may protect against heart disease too.

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For The Best Benefits, Don't Boil Vegies!

Boiling vegies like broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and cabbage robs them of their cancer-fighting properties, according to new research.

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Combo Meals Combat Cholesterol

Foods such as soy protein, almonds, oats and barley may reduce cholesterol levels more effectively when eaten in combination.

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Magic Mushrooms

Few folks get excited about mushrooms yet these unassuming fungi offer a wealth of healthy ingredients.

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