• 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?

  • Watermelon face

    Meat and potatoes, please: health advice for dads

    • Sep 02, 2016
    • by Nick Nation

    Are you that dad, that meat and potatoes kind of dad? You know, the kind of dad that reckons greens are for rabbits? Well next time you sit down at the dinner table, take a look around. Your kids could be mimicking your habits.

  • 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?

  • Bathroom scales

    Five things your dietitian wants you to know about weight loss

    • Jul 01, 2016
    • by Anne Finch

    There’s so much information about weight loss out there these days, and it can be confusing.

  • 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 sports drink wrapped in caution tape

    The sneaky sugar in 'healthy' drinks

    • Nov 12, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    It's pretty obvious that soft drinks aren't a healthy choice. But what about some of the other drinks that market themselves as a better choice?

  • A glass filled with marshmellows

    Is it time to rethink those sugary drinks?

    • Nov 06, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    Why does a soft drink taste better than a sickly sweet tea with 10 sugars? Confusingly, it’s because it doesn’t taste as sweet.