The CalorieKing Alcohol Guide

By Calorie King April 17, 2018

  Alcohol is a fairly common part of Australian culture. It is often associated with celebrations and significant events, such as weddings. But if you find yourself indulging in your favourite drink a bit too often, it’s not only the hangovers and excess calories than can cause problems. Other serious issues, including poor health, violence, […]

Hydration Guide

April 15, 2018

  One of the most common things our successful members say is – make sure you drink enough fluids! If you want to lead a more healthy life, a good first step is to increase the amount of fluid you drink each day. Although it might sound strange, drinking water actually helps you lose weight […]

What’s Your Food Doing For Your Mood

April 15, 2018

  You are what you eat – right down to your mood. Though you might not realise it, your diet can have a dramatic impact on the way you feel. Although a serving of salmon won’t cure serious depression, it can sometimes mean the difference between a smile and a frown on your Monday morning […]

Get Set to Barbecue

April 17, 2018

  With the gorgeous summer weather in full swing, it’s the perfect time for ditching the kitchen and firing up the barbecue! Barbecues are a way of life for most Australians – an easy way to entertain and great for family get-together. Barbecues can provide plenty of healthy choices, as long as you choose carefully […]

The Glycemic Index Explained

April 15, 2018

Counting carbs is out; the glycaemic index is in. But is the glycaemic index just another dose of diet hype, or can it really help? In fact, if used properly, the glycaemic index (and even better, the glycaemic load) may actually help you to improve your diet and make better food choices. It can also […]

Personalised Nutrition Based On Your DNA – Summary

April 07, 2018

Here at food.com.au we are focused on bridging the intention-behaviour gap. One of the ways we will do that is by promoting personalised nutrition advice. Other ways we will bridge the gap are through embracing the latest scientifically backed technology, delivering highly educational, actionable content and tools, and promoting action through our internal and partner […]

Clever Chicken Choices

April 15, 2018

  If the word ‘chicken’ conjures up images of crunchy batter-coated chicken with eleven secret herbs and spices, it’s time to take a fresh look at chicken! Most people love chicken and it’s also a good choice as part of a healthy diet: it’s a great source of protein and it stacks up well on […]

Forget Calorie Amnesia…Use a Food and Exercise Diary!

March 22, 2018

  Research has shown time and time again that dieters who keep track of their calories are many more times likely to lose weight and keep it off than those who don’t. Read on to find out why keeping a food and exercise diary works so well. Did you know there are several electronic and […]

Custard Apples

April 15, 2018

  Subtropical and exotic custard apples will liven up your fruit repertoire and tantalise your tastebuds. Reminiscent of a tropical smoothie, the custard apple boasts a unique and delicate combination of flavours, some say like pineapple, paw paw and guava. The custard apple has a deliciously sweet, melting white flesh with a creamy texture that […]

Breastfeeding and Weight Control

April 17, 2018

  After the birth of your baby, you probably expect to bounce back to your pre-pregnancy weight. Be aware that this can take time! Everyone knows that breastfeeding is good for the baby, but it’s also one way to help you lose weight gained during the pregnancy. How many extra daily calories are required for […]

High amount of sugar in beverages

The CalorieKing Sugar Guide

April 14, 2018

Next time you go to call your nearest and dearest “sugar” or “sweetie” or even “honey”, take a moment to consider whether it’s really a term of endearment you’re flattering them with. In the past, when sugar was a rare dietary treat, referring to someone as your “sweetie” made sense. But nowadays Australians eat eat […]

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P.S. I’m an Emotional Eater

April 15, 2018

  Ever wanted to see inside the mind of an emotional eater? Follow EE (Emotional Eater) as she writes in her private journal about the eating habits that have led her deep into negativity, bad self-image, and poor weight control. See how she overcomes emotional eating, and manages to not only lose weight, but also […]