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Carbohydrate vs Fat: Is it really the great debate?

23 / 03 / 17

Some claim that carbohydrate rather than saturated fat should be restricted in the diet for optimum health. New Zealand …..

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Is the Health Star Rating working?

07 / 03 / 17

Health stars are well and truly with us, but how effective are they?..

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Sugar sweetened beverages – what the Australian Health Survey reveals

07 / 03 / 17

Who is drinking sweet drinks, and how much are they drinking?..

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Discretionary food intake in Australian children and adolescents

07 / 02 / 17

Are children eating discretionary foods too often or in large portions? Which foods pose a particular problem?..

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Sugar in Australian Breakfast Cereals

07 / 02 / 17

Breakfast cereals are often criticised for their high sugar content, but how do Australian breakfast cereals rate?..

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Added Sugar Consumption in New Zealand

14 / 11 / 16

Do kiwis have a sweet tooth and just how much added sugar is being consumed?..

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Does eating sugar compromise nutrient intake?

14 / 11 / 16

Where is the ‘sweet spot’ for sugar intake to ensure nutritional adequacy?..

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The big issue: discretionary foods

11 / 10 / 16

Despite the media focus on sugar, our biggest nutritional issue is consuming too many discretionary foods...

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Low carb diet for type 2 diabetes

11 / 10 / 16

CSIRO have done some research on low-carb diets and produced interesting results in people with type 2 diabetes..

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Is fructose bad for the liver?

06 / 09 / 16

Fructose is claimed to have adverse effects on the liver but is there evidence for this? ..

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