Nutrition

Drop the Salt

World Salt Awareness Week the first week in February this year the AWASH will tackle the salt levels in snacks and meals eaten outside the home as part of a strategy to work with the food industry to reduce salt in foods. More...

Vitamin D Supplements Benefit Elderly

Australian bone health experts, meeting in Sydney, have welcomed the publication of a major new analysis which may lay to rest uncertainties that taking vitamin D supplements has a positive impact on bone health and falls. More...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Baby Boomers

The recommended daily intake of omega-3s provides a Baby Boomer with the advantage to combat a variety of chronic conditions including cardiovascular disease, lowering triglycerides, age-related macular degeneration, rheumatoid arthritis and some metabolic conditions including weight management. More...

Fish oil to assist with Arthritis

Ethical Nutrients is supporting Arthritis Australia efforts to educate the 3.85 million Australians living with arthritis about the importance of taking the correct daily dose of fish oil to help reduce the joint inflammation associated with arthritis More...

Living Longer, Living Stronger

What would most people be willing to pay to improve their physical and mental health? It’s a cup of coffee a day, less... You actually save money! More...

Living Gluten Free for Dummies

Living Gluten Free for Dummies is your guide to becoming gluten-free and healthy- the easy and tasty way! More...

Seasonal Fruit the answer to saving money

Australians are combating the increased living costs with 'tactical shopping'; buying seasonal fruit when it's at its best price, according to the results of the Australian Pears Consumer Fruit Index. More...

The Reverse Diabetes Diet

Doctors have always considered type 2 diabetes to be an irreversible condition. The accepted wisdom has been that once a person has the disease, their insulin sensitivity is permanently dysfunctional. But, as Dr Barnard shows in this groundbreaking book, The Reverse Diabetes Diet, this is simply not true. More...



Constipation sufferers

While some people may benefit from a fibre-rich diet, for others with more severe constipation increased fibre actually makes symptoms worse, and increasing fluid intake provides no significant relief, except in cases of dehydration. More...

Australian Healthy Cooking Guide

Take the guesswork and the hard work out of healthy cooking with this handy guide. The Australian Healthy Cooking Guide is packed full of real-life ideas for anyone struggling with their weight or a metabolic condition such as diabetes, or simply looking to eat on the light side. More...

Beat the winter blues with flax fibre - original

Have you noticed a change in your hair, skin and nails with the cold change in the weather? Lowered immunity? A greater increase in illness? Don't fret! waihi bush organic farm flax fibre - original is the perfect addition to your diet to beat the winter blues. More...

An Apple a Day Keeps Things Interesting

It seems the food of love this Valentine’s Day are apples, with 73% of Australians believing a healthy diet that includes apples, increases their sex drive. More...

Australians smart on salt but slow to act

New consumer research has found that, while most Australians know too much salt is bad for health, they are not doing much about it. More...

Lifestream Natural Calcium relief for osteoporosis, arthritis, muscular pain

Lifestream Natural Calcium can assist in relief from muscular or menstrual cramps, arthritis, osteoporosis and bone pain. It may also support fracture healing. Lifestream Natural Calcium can also be used during pregnancy. More...

Malnutrition in Elderly Australians

A ground breaking Australian study has revealed alarming levels of malnutrition in the elderly with close to 80 per cent malnourished or at risk when first admitted to hospital. More...

Why Iron levels remain Low

A Low Iron level is arguably the most prevalent nutritional deficiency in women of menstruating age. Iron is lost predominantly through menstruation each month, & if a woman's periods are excessively heavy or frequent she may drop her iron storage (termed ferritin) quite rapidly. More...

Diabetes Australia welcomes new government funding to tackle the diabetes epidem

Diabetes Australia today welcomed the government’s announcement of a $100 million Commonwealth funding injection for diabetes to be matched collectively by the states. More...

Unclog the arteries of Australians

The overwhelming majority of magazines are recommending butter over margarine spreads in recipes, despite the fact heart health and nutrition experts recommend the opposite. More...

Vitamin D - the surprising deficiency

Residing in a land of year-round sunshine & outdoor lifestyle, it may come as a revelation that many people here in Australia are Vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol) is synthesized from sunlight when our bare skin is exposed to it. More...

Dieting Dilemmas and the newest fad diets

Fad diets typically appear in the latest women's or gossip magazines and come with a promise of losing weight fast. Some use 'before and after' photographs or celebrity endorsement to prove their effectiveness, and they often talk about severely cutting back, or completely removing, whole food groups. More...

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