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Edible gifts

The festive season is a time for giving. Yet many of the edible gifts we give may be recipes for disease further along. Why not present a loved one with something tasty and that benefits their health?

Heart health trends and debates

A heart-healthy diet is the cornerstone for preventing heart attacks and strokes. Yet various controversial diets, foods and nutrients have become popular. What does the evidence say?

Best diet for diabetes

If you’re seeking a dramatic improvement in your diabetes status, the evidence is in: a natural, unrefined plant-based diet will deliver!

Healthier flatbreads

Just because it’s gluten-free or unleavened doesn’t mean flatbread is any healthier. You need to check what it actually contains.

Which fruit should you eat?

Healthful fruits don’t have to be exotic or expensive. You just need to eat them every day for wellness.

Potato swaps

Just how healthful a humble potato can be largely depends upon how you prepare it.

Tips for a healthier pasta

Many people have a love-hate relationship with pasta because they fear they’ll gain weight. However, the problem isn’t the pasta but how it’s cooked, the portion size and the toppings we use in Western countries.

Review: Food as Medicine

Better health is achievable—Adele Nash is proof of that. And according to Food as Medicine, the best place to begin is in the kitchen.

Anti-inflammatory eating

Silent, chronic, widespread inflammation in the body is now recognised as a key driver for degenerative diseases. And what you eat can either dampen or drive this process—in children and adults alike.

Lower the GI of your diet

A high glycaemic index (GI) diet isn’t just a sure way to developing diabetes—it is now linked to conditions including acne, polycystic ovarian syndrome and cancer.

What are plant-based diets?

Plant-based diets are a growing trend, but what, exactly, are they?

Staying healthy over the festive season

Most people don’t want to give up their favourite foods during the Christmas season. But there are things you can do to avoid gaining weight.