Articles about eating a healthy diet. Food variety means eating a wide variety of foods (a balanced diet) from across each of the five food groups, in the recommended amounts.
What is PCOS? PCOS stands for Polycystic ovary syndrome and 12% of women of child bearing age are affected with it. That is one in every 8 women. Hence it is not a uncommon issue and should be talked about more and more. Awareness should increase regarding the lifestyle management of PCOS. It is characterized […]
Anatomy and physiology of the GI tract: The gut is comprised of the mouth, stomach, small intestine, pancreas, liver and large intestine. Food is broken down in the mouth; it then passes through the esophagus into the stomach where the food is churned by the stomach muscles and the acids help break it down before […]
After the age of 65, your lifestyle will play an important role in your quality of life. Your ability to live independently and perform your daily tasks is very dependent on how much muscle strength you have. In addition to quality of life, having healthy muscles affects the heart health, mental health, immune system and […]
One in five Australian children are classified as overweight or obese. This is very concerning. However, obesity in children is largely preventable if healthy eating habits are instilled in children while they are young and is likely to remain with them throughout their life. Here are some tips to help you ensure your child is […]
Definition – what is a vegetarian diet? A semi vegetarian person who eats poultry and /or fish, dairy foods and eggs but no red meat. A lacto vegetarian person consumes dairy products but no meat, poultry or fish. A pescetarian person includes fish and other seafood but no meat or poultry. Advantages of a vegetarian […]