5 A Day Recommendations For Veggies; Why You May Not Be Getting Yours

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Is meeting 5 a day for vegetables difficult? You are not alone!!We all know that vegetables are loaded with fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and are good for us. Yet, only 5% of Australians are meeting the recommended 5 serves of vegetables a day. So, why is it so difficult for most of us to […]

Plant-based calcium sources: Ultimate Vegan Guide

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Although we have been led to believe that dairy is the one and only sources of calcium, this isn’t correct. Plus, there are many people who have intolerances to dairy or who choose not to consume dairy for ethical reasons. If this is the case, how do they get their calcium and what’s it good for? […]

Intermittent Fasting – What the latest research says?

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The fitness industry has always been known to start some new trends. This may include some crazy diets, a bunch of supplements, or even some insane sounding therapies. One such trend is the Intermittent Fasting diet (IF). IF has been known and well-practiced in various religions as a part of their cultural belief and Ayurveda […]

Lets overcome Carbophobia

Diets and dieting is a theme that has received a great deal of public attention. People have made their body as an  experimental tool for trying different “TRENDY” diets to achieve weight loss or for their perceived health benefits. CARBS have been made “nutritional villain” and there  is increasing reliance on diet containing fewer carbs.   People […]

The Diabetes Stigma: What you can do?

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Stigma by definition is the disapproval of, or discrimination against, a person based on perceivable social characteristics that differ them from other members of a society. Unfortunately, research suggests people with diabetes experience this stigma. The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes is the first national research centre internationally, dedicated to investigating the behavioural, […]

Know the BITTER truth about Sugars

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Do you replace your white sugar with brown sugar or switched from sugar to honey? Do you consume jaggery over sugar and feel proud that you made a healthier choice today? Can we be healthier making these swaps? A heightened awareness of the drawbacks of a sugary diet has led many people to turn toward […]

Indian Food Article

Indian food

India is vastly diverse in culture and this diversity is very well shown in the food we eat. Every state will have a different culture, different language styles, and different cuisine.  Love for food and especially good food is well known around the world. The thoughts around the Indian food’s nutritional status has been a […]

How much salt should I consume per day?

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Salt, also known as sodium chloride, is an essential nutrient that our bodies need to function properly. It helps regulate fluid balance, aids in muscle and nerve function, and plays a role in maintaining healthy blood pressure levels. However, consuming too much salt can have negative health consequences, such as high blood pressure, which can […]

How can I get enough vitamins and minerals in my diet?

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How can I get enough vitamins and minerals in my diet? Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients that your body needs to function properly. They play a critical role in many bodily processes, including growth and development, immune system function, and energy production. Without sufficient intake of vitamins and minerals, you may be at risk […]

Debunking Salt Myths: Understanding Sodium in a Balanced Diet

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Salt, a ubiquitous kitchen staple, is riddled with myths and misconceptions. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll not only debunk common salt myths but also delve into the scientific evidence behind these claims.  Myth #1: Salt is Detrimental to Health Fact: While salt isn’t inherently harmful, excessive sodium intake can adversely affect health. Sodium plays a […]