• 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • A teaspoon holding 3 sugar cubes

    Not so sweet on the sweet stuff

    • Oct 29, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    Sugar sure is having its time in the spotlight. What’s the big deal? And what does it mean for you?