• overweight and cancer risk

    Carrying extra weight and cancer risk

    • Dec 02, 2016
    • by Alison McAleese

    Maintaining a healthy weight is an important way to reduce your risk of cancer, with obesity now linked to more cancer types than ever before.

  • Spring clean your fridge

    Operation Spring Clean: make healthy eating the easy choice

    • Sep 16, 2016
    • by Jenny Atkins

    Spring is here and plans start being made to deep clean the house, spruce up the garden, organise the garage and wardrobe. What about your pantry, fridge and freezer? Do you stare at a cluttered fridge and pantry wondering what to cook for dinner?

  • Burger with gold medal inside

    Is junk food really on the menu for our Olympians?

    • Aug 15, 2016
    • by David Bryant, Steve Pratt

    So just what will (and won’t) the athletes be eating in Rio?

  • Frozen fruit drink

    What to drink when you're not drinking

    • Jul 28, 2016
    • by Alison McAleese

    Cutting back on sugary drinks is a great way to reduce your sugar intake, but it’s not always easy.

  • coins surrounding and apple

    Is fundraising possible without chocolate bars?

    • May 23, 2016
    • by Ann Ronning

    In nearly every office, the box of fundraising chocolates lurks in the tea room waiting to tempt passers-by into an unhealthy binge. "It's for a good cause," it whispers softly, trying to justify the extra kilojoules from added fats and sugar.

  • Mother and son in front of vending machines

    How the little treats add up

    • Apr 07, 2016
    • by Anne Finch

    I was running late on Monday, so I picked up a muffin and a coffee at the café down the road from work on my way in.

  • Family enjoying a bike ride

    Get back into the groove

    • Feb 05, 2016
    • by Jenny Atkins

    The summer holidays have come to an end, and it’s time to iron out the indulgent holiday habits and get back to a healthy family routine!

  • Illustration of a man with a mega milkshake in hand

    The mega issue with mega milkshakes

    • Dec 09, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    Seen the obscene milk shakes all over your social media? You know, the ones that are made in a jar and have two donuts and a full English breakfast on top? I really hate to come over all food-police on this one, but I think we need to settle down with all the extreme foods.

  • A Christmas tree made out of fruit

    Six ways to stay healthy this festive season

    • Nov 27, 2015
    • by Alison McAleese

    Every year in the week before Christmas, after a month of parties, I have the same conversation with myself: Next year I’m going to think about Christmas earlier and factor in my health.

  • Cans of diet drink

    Diet drinks and artificial sweeteners... what's the catch?

    • Nov 19, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    With so much heat in the sugar debate, a lot of people are looking to reduce their sugar intake. And don't worry, the food industry has noticed!