Articles tagged with: guides

Healthy eating for active ageing

Healthy eating for active ageing

Australians are living longer – at the age of 65, women can expect to live another 22 years and men another 19 years. Once over 65, serious illnesses such as high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke can begin to limit quality of life. Avoiding falls and debilitating fractures is paramount to maintaining good health and this means maintaining muscle mass, strength and function, according to Professor Caryl Nowson from Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. This post has been...

16 November 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

New foods from the 2016 Healthy Food Guide Awards

New foods from the 2016 Healthy Food Guide Awards

This is the fourth year I’ve been a judge in these comprehensive Food Awards. I never cease to be amazed and impressed at the...

19 October 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Which dairy milk substitute is right for you?

Which dairy milk substitute is right for you?

Almond, rice, coconut, soy and oats are all used to make dairy milk substitutes. If you are lactose intolerant, have a milk allergy,...

14 September 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Huge portions of junk food - the 7 worst culprits

Huge portions of junk food - the 7 worst culprits

Nutritionists know that portion sizes have increased over the past 20 years. What’s more they are contributing to our obesity...

10 August 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Eat to beat anxiety, depression and other mental problems

Eat to beat anxiety, depression and other mental problems

This post has been removed temporarily pending the formal publication of the research mentioned in it. On publication the post will...

27 July 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

What is Retinol (Vitamin A) and why do I need it?

What is Retinol (Vitamin A) and why do I need it?

Vitamin A is a term for a number of related compounds, the main one being pre-formed vitamin A which is technically called Retinol....

22 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby