The Carbohydrate, Fat and Protein Balance
By Calorie King February 17, 2021
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The First13 Nutrition Education Program is here to support Australians who want to conquer their weight and improve their health.
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