Mind and body Healthy eating
Food intolerance
Female opening door of retro refrigerator while cooking breakfast in light kitchen at home Food intolerance Food allergy vs food intolerance – what’s the difference? Being intolerant to a food is not the same as being allergic. Here we explain how to tell the difference. Tara Ali Tara Ali Journalist
Passionfruit cake slices with sign that reads 'gluten free' Food intolerance Is gluten bad for you Gluten has had a lot of bad press in recent years, so we've set out to separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to gluten and gluten-free diets. Jenny Boss Jenny Boss Health Writer
A woman in a grocery store Food intolerance How to be gluten free and stay healthy Cutting out gluten can mean missing out on some essential nutrients. But with careful dietary management, you can ensure you stay as healthy as possible. Trudie McConnochie Trudie McConnochie Writer
Healthy eating habits
Woman drinking from water bottle Balanced diet Heres how to stay hydrated if you dont like drinking lots of water We all know the importance of drinking water. It’s been drilled into us since childhood, but without our teachers, parents and carers keeping tabs, many of us struggle to down enough of the good stuff each day for optimal health. Trudie McConnochie Trudie McConnochie Writer
Friends laughing and cooking pizza together Balanced diet Can you eat yourself happy Evidence suggests our diet can affect our mental health. What should we eat and what should we avoid to feel happier? Anna Oesten-Creasey Health writer Anna Oesten-Creasey Writer
Couple Cooking At Home Healthy food Keeping it Fresh Many Australians are still not reaching their recommended intake of fresh vegetables. Use National Fresh Veggies Day on 16 June to kickstart the change you need. Anna Oesten-Creasey Health writer Anna Oesten-Creasey Writer
Healthy eating plan
A young girl holding two eggs in front of her eyes Healthy alternatives Tips for a hoppy, healthy Easter! If you’re mindful of keeping your seasonal treats a bit more on the healthy side, check out some of our balancing suggestions and Easter themed treat ideas. Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist
Woman cooking at home Food trends Road testing the 5:2 diet Perhaps it was curiosity or solidarity, I’m not sure, but I decided to eat my words (they’re calorie free after all) and give it a go. Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist
Person pouring apple cider vinegar Superfoods Apple cider vinegar: health hero or overhyped fad? There are claims it’ll help with weight loss, diabetes and potassium intake, not to mention the long list of general health benefits available to anyone who can keep it down. But does it live up to the hype? Let’s take a look at the facts. Trudie McConnochie Trudie McConnochie Writer
Healthy recipes
Chicken zoodle soup Soup recipes Chicken zoodle soup An easy chicken zoodle soup recipe that you’ll want to make again and again. Stacey Clare Author Stacey Clare Health and Nutrition Coach
Lemon tart Healthy recipes Healthy lemon tart Healthy lemon tart by Jaime Rose Chambers
Cookies on a plate Healthy snacks Nourishing breastfeeding cookies Breastfeeding women need energy from good quality foods and ingredients, in a yummy, easy to eat (preferably with one hand) form – which is where these wholesome cookies are likely to be most helpful!
Nutrition
Young woman eating a healthy muesli breakfast while sitting on her living room floor at home Fiber How to get different types of fibre in your diet Fibre has huge benefits for your health, weight and wellbeing – but you need more than just a bowl of cereal to hit healthy targets… Tara Ali Tara Ali Journalist
young men drinking sports drinks Sugar Are sugary drinks the new smoking? They have no nutritional value, they don’t fill us up and they’re packed with calories. From a health perspective, sugary drinks have no redeeming qualities. Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist
Nutrition facts The benefits of a plant-based diet It seems green is the new black, with plant-based, or vegetarian diets rising in popularity in recent years. But unlike many diet trends, or fad diets, eating more ‘plant-based’ meals is a healthy and sustainable lifestyle change which may have many health benefits. Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist