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Basic Nutrition

Adequate nutrition is one of our basic needs for survival. The lifestyle many of us have chosen in these busy years often prevent us from receiving the necessary foods to provide the appropriate nutrients for optimal bodily function. More...

Capsicums - a powerhouse of health!

Crisp, colourful capsicums will not only tantalise your tastebuds and spice up your diet, they contain a 'powerhouse' of health benefits that will pep up your overall wellbeing. More...

Gluten Intolerance

A gluten intolerance is a recognised food intolerance, also known as coeliac / celiac disease, or tropical sprue / nontropical sprue. It is often inherited, or you can be unlucky and be born with it. If it is not diagnosed as an infant, it will only worsen as you get older. It is basically a disease in which you cannot absorb a protein found in food known as gluten. More...

H2O - Our Most Essential Nutrient

Most of us already know that the body can survive without food for weeks, but cannot survive without water for more than a few days. Water accounts for about two thirds of our body weight and is vital for normal cellular functioning, therefore it is extremely important to maintain an adequate supply of water in our bodies. More...

Iron Deficiency Anaemia

There are several types of anaemia, however only diet related anaemia will be discussed, as there are so many different reasons for anaemia with various causes behind them. The most common type of anaemia is due to poor diet, and for some women heavy periods exacerbate this. More...

Lactose Intolerance

Do you find after drinking a large glass of milk, that soon after you suffer from stomach cramps, bloating, flatulence (wind), or even diarrhoea? If this is the case it may mean you are suffering from lactose intolerance. It is a condition that is usually inherited; however symptoms sometimes will not appear until adulthood. More...

Cholesterol - Are you at Risk?

Cholesterol is a fat, found in all animal cells. Pure cholesterol appears white and waxy. Cholesterol comes from most cells in the body, which make cholesterol mainly to meet the cell's own requirements. Foods derived from animals contribute about half of the cholesterol found in blood. What can you do to lower your cholesterol? More...

Summer Fruits

Summer sees the arrival of all sorts of yummy fruits that I personally cannot wait for! The best thing about these fruits are they not only taste delicious they are so very good for you More...

The Goodness of Sprouts

Sprouts start their life as dry beans and seeds. For germination or 'sprouting' to occur they must be soaked in water, then drained. Once wet, they draw on their stored nutrients and begin to grow. Sprouting increases the nutritional value of seeds and converts starches to sugars, making them easy to digest. More...

Uncle Toby's Keeping you healthy

Bread is a staple food in millions of diets and Uncle Tobys, one of the most trusted food manufacturers for all Australians, has now created a bread that will help meet the nutrition needs of everyone in the family, from children to grandparents. New Uncle Tobys Vitawhite and Uncle Tobys Vitagold deliver carbohydrate for added vitality and energy but are also higher in B group vitamins and iron than most other breads, providing the best balance of taste and nutrition. More...

Uncle Toby's

Breakfree is the newly created brand for Uncle Tobys adult snack products. The Uncle Tobys breakfree range is about removing the guilt from snacking and delivering products specifically for adults More...

High-Protein Diets

Many people are putting their health at risk by eating too much protein. Excessive protein consumption, particularly animal protein, can result in heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, and kidney stones. More...

Snack Time Isn't just for Kids.

Extensive consumer research told Uncle Tobys that given the option adults would eat a snack but they had to be convinced it was healthy and they wanted something that wasn't supposed to be in the kids lunchbox. The new Uncle Tobys breakfree products More...
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