Recent articles by Clare Hughes
Healthy summer snacks can keep us on track with our health goals. Here are healthy summer snacks you can try.
Spring is great to get planting, so read our simple guide to create your own vegie garden.
We’ve put together three recipes that you can use your beautiful Spring produce on.
Food waste is a huge issue. Here are 3 tips to reduce food waste and save money.
For most families, getting everyone out the door in the morning, with a healthy packed lunch, can be a slow process. Try our ideas to help you save some time every day. Planning ahead can save you time in the morning. Get the kids to help plan their lunch boxes for the week using our […]
For good health, we should aim to eat a variety of foods from the 5 food groups each day. Taking a packed lunch to school or work that contains something from each of these food groups is an easy way to do this. Include: Breads & Cereals, preferably wholegrain : Rich in carbohydrates – the […]
As the days get colder, we start feeling like warm and hearty meals and snacks rather than light and healthy salads. Sometimes we can find it harder to get our five serves of vegetables and 2 serves of fruit each day. However, winter is a fabulous time to enjoy seasonal fruit and vegetables. Winter vegies […]
We know binge drinking is unhealthy – socially, physically and emotionally. But what about the long-term effects of drinking, even at low levels? Drinking alcohol is directly linked to chronic diseases, including cancer.* The World Cancer Research Fund links alcohol consumption with increased risk of oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, oesophageal, bowel (in men) and breast cancers. […]
Cancer Council research released last month gave us fresh insights into how some common lifestyle factors contribute to cancer rates among Australian men. Overall, we found that around a third of all cancer cases each year were caused by unhealthy lifestyle choices. That’s 37,000 cancer cases in men and women that could have been prevented. […]
With Australians facing rising rates of obesity and diet-related chronic diseases like heart disease, Type 2 Diabetes and some cancers, it’s never been more important for Australian shoppers to have food labels that help them to quickly and easily identify healthier choices. Marketing claims on the front of packages usually don’t tell the full story. […]