Fallen for a detox diet or juice cleanse? Dr Joanna McMillan explains why a ‘quick fix’ isn’t the solution, and why a detox diet is a waste of time (and money). Want to know what WILL move the dial? Dr Jo gets real about what it takes and how you can do it too.
Eat the fat, don’t eat the fat, not that fat, this fat! If you’re confused about how best to eat for a healthy heart, you’re not alone. Dietitian Dr Joanna McMillan sorts fact from fiction when it comes to fats and what it all means for your cholesterol. Don’t believe everything you read in the media!
Diet and exercise are necessary for weight loss and fitness but which should take priority?
A recent study shows that people who eat an apple a day are indeed healthier than those who do not. But it's not the apple!
The Australian Dietary Guidelines are out and they provided the latest advice on how you should be eating. How do you fare?
In order to win the battle of the bulge this Easter you need to play a "zero sum game" - calories in should equal calories out.
Nourishment for you and your growing bub. The right foods to eat and how to control those crazy cravings.
Having a healthy diet doesn't have to cost you a fortune; by doing a little research it can actually save you money!
The UN's International Agency for Research on Cancer has warned that processed meats like sausages and ham cause bowel cancer, and red meat 'probably' does too.
'If I eat after 6 pm I'll put on weight.' Not so! It's not what you eat, but how much you eat, that explains the weight gain.
Keen to shed some excess weight? The secret to weight loss lies in the amount of energy in your food.
All loving parents want their kids to be happy and healthy. Through all stages of childhood development, kids experience changes that occur incredibly quickly.
Here are some helpful tips on how to keep away those extra kilos that tend to creep on during the winter months.
Do you find it a struggle to guzzle down the recommended 8 glasses of water each day? Learn simple tips to help you increase your water consumption.
We should all know by now that drinking water before and during exercise is important. But did you know it can cause "global negative mood".
As the developed world becomes increasingly diet conscious, you get bombarded with more information on the importance of nutrition, but is it really necessary?
A frequently asked question: to carb or not to carb? What are the pros and cons of a low carb diet?
Weight issues among children are becoming ever more commonplace. Learn how much your kids should be eating.
Read here to learn more on the best fuel to put in your tank to make sure your engine doesn't blow out!
Nutritionist Alex Shand provided expert advice on sugar and carbs and how to implement a healthy diet.
Eating out can be beneficial for people burning the candle at both ends...if you eat the right stuff.
The effects of water retention are felt both internally and externally. Learn how to reduce your water retention.
There are so many myths about food and nutrition - it can be difficult to sort the fact from the fiction!
When it comes to your food choices, are you focusing on quantity at the expense of quality? Learn how to get the ratios right.
Here are few strategies in place for when you drink alcohol to stay in control.
Losing an everyday addiction like takeaway food can be difficult, but it's something you'll be glad you did. Learn how to make a plan and start cooking at home.
Do you crave an afternoon "pick me up" or an after dinner "treat" such as cookies, cakes, muffins, chips, ice cream or chocolates?
Are you ready to try something different? Try focusing on real food and challenging your habits. Permanent habit change will equal permanent weight loss.
Want to be the envy of your mates for Australia's Biggest Morning Tea? Looking to cook something new? Try one of these recipes, and you'll be responsible for smiles in the office.
If you can find a simple, healthy recipe that you can easily whip up while still half-asleep, it's a winner! Here are some of our favourite recipes you can add to your breakfast arsenal.
Don't be fooled by sexy labels. Learn how to make an educated judgement about food products and their contents with our step-by-step guide for a typical food label.
Maybe you're guilty of a few too many fast food lunches, or you’re bored of the options near your workplace. There's still no excuse to be eating unhealthy lunches at work these days.
Learn how to improve your diet and dental routine to keep your teeth healthier and improve your smile from the inside out.
With a small amount of effort you can easily avoid damaging snack foods and turn snacking into an activity for which your body will thank you.
Is organic food worth your extra dollars? We've made this summary so you can understand exactly what 'organic' means.
Sugar's partly to blame for record levels of diabetes and obesity, so swap the soft drinks for water, and the chocolate and lollies for fresh fruit and nuts.
Everyone knows the decades-old food pyramid, but now it's been given a facelift by the independent organization, Nutrition Australia.
By taking part, you'll give up alcohol for the month of July. Do something good for your health this winter by taking a break from alcohol with Dry July!
We talked to HelloFresh and devised the top 5 tips to keep you stimulated and creative in the kitchen.
When it comes to nosh, the humble plate is mightier than the pyramid. The new "My Plate" icon is now unveiled and has taken place of the Food Guide Pyramid.
So, you have become a runner, congratulations! One of the many benefits accompanying this may be the welcome morph to a runner's body.
Delve into those kitchen cupboards and give them an overhaul. Getting rid of all those oh-so-nice but oh-so-naughty foods can be hard, but it doesn't have to be.
Understanding and controlling emotional eating - reasons why our emotions affect our eating habits and ways to beat that hunger beast!
Eating healthier is about awareness and making small 'achievable' positive changes day by day.
When pregnant, a healthy and balanced diet is essential for mother and baby. Learn how to create a healthy pregnancy eating plan.