Eating Out – The Healthy Way

By Calorie King February 01, 2021

With eating out being a common part of Australian life, it can sometimes seem difficult to enjoy social occasions while sticking to your healthy diet. Healthy eating can be a challenge when you’re out, thanks to larger portion sizes and more availability of high-fat foods. Learn how to eat out confidently, while sticking to your […]

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A Guide to Carbohydrates

February 15, 2021

“Carbohydrate” is a word hot on everyone’s lips, and not usually in the friendliest sense. In fact, carbohydrates seem to be the latest evil scapegoat, blamed for everybody’s extra kilos. But the idea that carbs are somehow “bad” for you is unfounded, unwise, and misleading. Carbohydrate foods in their more natural forms are a very important […]

A Guide to Caffeine

January 18, 2021

Do you rely on a cup of tea or coffee to kick-start your day? Or reach for a can of coke when you’re in need of an afternoon pick-me-up? Rely on an energy drink after a big night out? Caffeine is one of the most popular substances in the world – consumed in some form […]

How Can You Keep the Kilos Off for Good?

January 26, 2021

You lose some weight – you celebrate. The weight creeps back on – you feel like a failure. You lose some weight again – you feel good. On-off-on-off – you’re sick of the yo-yoing. How can you keep weight off for good? Ask those in the know – the people who have succeeded at long-term […]

Understanding Labels on Packaged Foods

February 08, 2021

Compulsory food labelling for packaged foods in Australia offers a huge range of information to Australian consumers about what you’re buying… but you have to know how to interpret labels to decipher any of this information! You’re not alone if you think that understanding labels is difficult. With hundreds of additives listed by number, ingredients […]

Personalised Nutrition Based on Your DNA – Part 2 – Exploring the Evidence

April 06, 2018

Is it possible to create a completely personalised diet based on your genes? This was the topic discussed in the first article of this series. The overall conclusion was yes, but only to a certain extent. As technology and research advances, so too will the ability to refine and personalise diets. But what about right […]

Citrus Fruits

February 06, 2021

Vitamin C is one of the most commonly used supplements…but did you know you can get all the benefits of vitamin C and other nutrients from delicious citrus fruits, like oranges and lemons? Citrus fruits are in season during winter – nature’s clever way of protecting you from colds and flu. During winter when you’re […]

FAQs About Vegetarian Nutrition

February 07, 2021

We’re answering your most frequently asked questions about adopting a vegetarian diet, and meeting your nutrient requirements. 1. What are the health benefits of a vegetarian diet? Vegetarian diets are lower in saturated fats, cholesterol, and animal protein than omnivorous diets. They’re also high in folate, antioxidant vitamins like Vitamin C and E, carotenoids, and […]

Healthy Eating on a Budget

February 01, 2021

Eating healthily can seem like it’s so much more expensive than opting for the fast food, frozen meals way of life. The superfood powders, fresh produce, organic meats – it adds up! But it doesn’t have to be this way… While some people have a knack for producing creative, healthy meals on a budget, there […]

Mirror Mirror on the Wall: Body Image

February 09, 2021

The unfortunate reality is that, particularly given the rising presence of social media and societal pressures, many women – and also many men – struggle to find even one thing they like about themselves in the mirror’s reflection. Body image is the perception you have of your own body – what you think you look […]

Hydration Guide

February 07, 2021

One of the most important tips for achieving your health goals might come as a surprise: make sure you’re drinking enough fluids! If you want to lead a healthier life, the first step is to increase the amount of fluids you drink each day. Drinking water actually helps you lose weight, and (somewhat counterintuitively) stops […]

Best Breakfasts

Best Breakfasts

February 02, 2021

Want to know the secret to a good breakfast? Mixing it up! When building your breakfast, make sure you aim for a nourishing balance of carbohydrates, protein, fats and fibre. Wholegrain cereals and toasts are great sources of complex carbohydrates and fibre, while fresh fruit and vegetables provide extra vitamins and antioxidants. Add some healthy […]