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Diabetes is Australia’s fastest growing chronic disease, affecting an estimated 1.7 million Australians. In fact, 280 of us are diagnosed each day – that’s one every five minutes. And many people with type 2 diabetes remain undiagnosed. The good news is that there’s a lot you can do to reduce your risk.
Despite all the current focus on low-carb diets, carbs are not the enemy. In fact, eating the right carbs is important for our health and energy levels. But what are the ‘right’ carbs?
The companion website for Australian Healthy Food Guide magazine, the Healthy Food Guide website aims to make healthy eating easy and delicious, with evidence-based nutrition information and healthy recipes to appeal to all tastes and nutritional needs.
It’s a question we get from many of our clients at NND. What exactly do all the numbers on our food labels mean and what should I be looking for when choosing which foods to put in my trolley?
If you’ve been following the anti-sugar crusaders (and there are more than a few of them around!) you could easily believe that sugar is poison. But is it really, and should you be avoiding it altogether?
Antioxidants are a key player in preventing chronic disease and slowing down ageing. But a bottle in your local supplement store isn’t the best place to find them! We discuss the key antioxidants in our diet and their main food sources. Are you getting these important foods in your diet?
Weight loss – it should be simple, right? Eat less and move more….and keep doing this until you reach your goal. Yet if it really is that easy, why are most of us struggling to get it right? The good news? You can lose weight, and keep it off for good, if you understand how your body works when it comes to controlling your weight.
If lifestyle changes are on your list of New Year’s resolutions for 2017,here are some tips to help you to achieve success with your goals.
We all know that eating too much salt isn’t good for our blood pressure and heart health but a new study has found that a high salt intake might also contribute to weight gain. Previous studies have found a relationship between salt intake and obesity, but the reasons...
Whether it’s a nice restaurant, a special family celebration or a party with friends, we all take pleasure in eating out and enjoying a meal with others, particularly at this time of the year. Read more….
The NND Team has set up a Pinterest Page with some of our favourite recommended recipes.
You’ve heard it a million times – you need to eat more vegetables, particularly those greens. Yet research shows that most of us don’t. In fact our latest dietary survey showed that only 7% of Australian adults met the recommended guideline of at least 5 serves of vegetables per day.
Written by fellow Sydney-based dietitian Sue Radd, this beautiful cookbook offers 150 delicious plant-based recipes designed to optimise your health and reduce disease risk.
Poor or inadequate sleep can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and cardiometabolic disease, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association
If you’ve found your waistline expanding along with your advancing years, you’re not alone. With almost 2 in 3 Australian adults now overweight or obese, it seems that those who don’t gain weight are the exception rather than the rule. Despite this, it seems that most of our focus is on losing weight once we have gained it, rather than preventing it going on in the first place. And anyone who has tried to lose weight knows that it isn’t easy. Taking steps to prevent weight gain is most certainly the better option.
The Healthy Weight Guide is an Australian Government website aimed at providing Australians with the information they need to be able to achieve and maintain a healthy weight
At NND we regularly encourage you to eat more legumes (also known as pulses). With 2016 being the International Year of Pulses, we tell you why we love this great food group and give you plenty of ideas to get started with using them.
If your job requires you to sit at a desk all day you’ll be pleased with the findings of new research which shows the negative health effects of prolonged sitting can be offset with a daily 1 hour walk.