8 anti-ageing superfoods

Top performers that experts recommend to reduce your risk of disease and promote youthful-looking skin.   1. Apples Why it matters: “Apples have a low GI, which decreases the risk of insulin resistance, and are high in polyphenols that protect against oxidative stress on the skin,” says McGrice. What it looks like on a plate: […]
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Dietitian Vs nutritionist

My diet’s a disaster. Who should I see, a dietitian or a nutritionist?   What’s the difference? According to dietitians’ accrediting body, the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), the key difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist is that, in addition to or as part of their qualification in human nutrition, a dietitian has undertaken […]
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10 breakfast ideas for gym-goers

Eating a brekkie containing 20g of protein can help control your insulin levels and manage hunger throughout the day, says Susie Burrell, author of The Monday to Friday Diet. 1 slice grain toast + 50g smoked salmon + ¼ avocado
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Chocolate – which is healthiest?

What’s REALLY in the chocolate we buy? We ask dietitian Natasha Meerding to find us the healthiest option Regular milk chocolate In general: High in sugar, saturated fats and milk solids, dismally low in cocoa and containing preservatives and flavourings, store-bought milk chocolate is designed for overeating, which can quickly push you beyond your calorie needs […]
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Is gluten free better?

One of the most recent diet crazes is self-diagnosis of food intolerances. Perhaps it is to keep up with the crowd or just a reason to cut out an entire food group? Gluten has become the evil counterpart to carbohydrates, mainly due to its attention with coeliacs. Coeliacs cannot tolerate or have problems digesting gluten, with symptoms […]
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Protein powder – is it for you?

Could you benefit from downing protein powders after a workout? WH&F sci-guru Jay Bonaretti finds out. Protein powders offer a refined and processed supplemental form of protein. In a similar way that vitamins are extracted or manufactured and packaged for sale, protein is also a highly desired nutrient which is essential for the human body. There are various forms of protein, and as with […]
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Which meat is best?

There’s a lot of confusion surrounding hormones in meat. David Goding caught up with dietician Gabrielle Maston to separate fact from fiction, and help us make the healthiest choice in the supermarket. Earlier this year, Coles’ ‘no added hormones’ campaign came to loggerheads with the Australian red meat industry, who claimed that it misled the public into […]
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How to eat well on a budget

Gluten-free frittata made with free-range eggs, or that top in the window? You don’t need to do the student diet to fund a decent lifestyle. WH&F’s savvy shoppers spill their secrets for eating well on the cheap. 1. Make a list Plan your meals and snacks for the week and shop armed with a comprehensive shopping list […]
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What’s the healthiest diet of all?

Stealing a few eating tips from abroad may keep you healthy into old age! Japanese cuisine boasts a buffet of health heroes JAPANESE Japanese cuisine boasts a buffet of health heroes, from antioxidant-rich yams to omega-3-rich tuna.  Thanks to the practice of hara hachi bu, which means ‘eat until you are eight parts (or 80 […]
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