New Year, New You? New Years Resolutions? Unless you’ve experienced some kind of metamorphic transformation, you probably feel similar to how you felt a week ago. Perhaps a few kilos heavier (or lighter)? Exhausted or well rested? Time for some perspective. New Years Resolutions are set apart from other resolutions in that they anticipate ..
If one of your New Year's Resolutions is to eat more healthy this year, then why not get all the family on board and create a junk food-free household! Sounds easy? Well we all know convincing picky eaters to eat fruit and vegetables is a daily battle for many parents. Fruit and vegetables are inexpensive, healthy and delicious, but large n ..
Although you may initially lose weight from fasting, mainly water. You probably won’t be the nicest person to hang around. And once your fast is up, you will be so ravenous; chances are you will binge on the closest form of food around you. A healthy meal plan including fresh vegetable and fruit juices and regular exercise can hav ..
Do you envy those people with steel-trap memories, who are sharp as a tack despite their age? You can be that way too, if you know what nutrients to feed your brain, says dietitian Tracy Morris. A note from Australia Healthy Food's Advisor, Dr Samir Samman. Most of us don’t spend too much time thinking about the health of ou ..
Along with parties, pressies and warm weather, hangovers can be a common feature of the holiday season. Nutrition director from the Australian Healthy Food Guide, Catherine Saxelby, checks out popular hangover cures to reveal what works best. You probably know that too many wines cause dehydration, resulting in all sorts of nasty side effec ..
Oh-Wow! Holiday Sweets Of all the holiday food challenges, nothing can kill willpower for most people like nutritionally void sweets. Following are some amazing treats that address the cookie and calorie conundrum. These goodies can also serve as a perfect host/hostess gift. Nut–Butter Dates With Macadamia Nuts (vegan, gluten ..
With Christmas around the corner, the festive season is just about to kick off with end of year parties and other celebrations that usual kill our fitness & nutrition goals. But if we plan for them now, there are ways to keep calories in check and find time to continue the exercise routine. Here are some tips. Eating: • Use ..
This delicious seafood pasta is a great way to get a little more seafood into your daily diet. For years we were all told that prawns and other shellfish were bad for our cholesterol but we now know that it is really saturated fats in our diet that increase our bad cholesterol (LDL) levels. Overview Serves: 6 Main Ingredient: Seafood, ..
Do you use your phone to help keep track of your health? We reviewed 10 of the best free health and fitness apps you need for a healthier and happier you. Swap It Don't Stop It Since around 61% of adult Australians are reportedly obese, the Australian Government developed this useful app to help us ma ..
There are countless drinks and pills on the market these days to soothe sore muscles and speed up your recovery time after a workout, but do any actually help? Here’s a rundown of four all-natural remedies that have been backed up by science. Treatment: Cherry juice The Info: A study suggests this antioxidant-rich beverage (that has ..