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For many of us, the start of a new year brings the opportunity to make lifestyle changes, whether it’s eating better, exercising more, quitting smoking or reducing stress.
Christmas is fast approaching and can be a time when health takes a back seat. But the NND team has plenty of tips to help you stay healthy over the festive season.
Eating well doesn’t have to mean totally overhauling your diet. Making just a few small swaps to your usual meals and snacks can really add up. By switching over some key ingredients in some of your common meals, you can cut kilojoules, saturated fat, sugar and salt while boosting fibre and your overall nutrition.
It can take some time for your taste buds to adapt to a lower salt intake but low-salt cooking certainly doesn’t need to be tasteless. The key is adding flavor from different herbs and spices, many of which have the added benefit of providing...
Do you wake up with a fairly flat stomach most mornings, but find your clothes unbearably tight around your middle by the end of the day? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, studies show that 16 to 30 per cent of the general population experiences the uncomfortable symptoms of bloating.
The value for carbohydrate on a food label tells you the total amount of carbs from both starches and sugars. If you are watching your blood glucose and insulin levels, it is the total carbs that really matters. If you have diabetes, spreading...