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Avocado for mums and bubs

Two new review papers recently published in the journal Nutrients highlight the valuable contribution avocados make to the diets of pregnant and breast feeding women as...

Folate For Families

It’s well known in health circles that women need to get enough folate before and during pregnancy. However, sometimes the important role of folate in protecting against...

Australian Dietary Guidelines: What They Mean For Healthy Eating Advice

Australian Dietary Guidelines: What They Mean For Healthy Eating AdviceThe Dietary Guidelines 461, released by the NHMRC in early 2013, are designed to guide Australians...

Eating For Weight Management

Weight management is complex, especially for those clients who have tried multiple weight loss programs, and may have lost and regained weight many times. There are...

Nutrient-Rich Eating For Eye Health

One of the things that is easy to lose sight of in nutrition is the importance of nutrient-rich eating for the basic healthy ongoing functioning of our bodies. Chronic...

An avocado a day keeps bad cholesterol away: New research

A new study has shown eating an avocado a day as part of a moderate-fat diet is almost twice as effective as a lower-fat diet in reducing “bad" LDL cholesterol. [i]...

How do I fit avocado into my diet to lose weight?

The low fat diet from the 1980-90s is a thing of the past and the science has moved on. We now know the importance of putting healthy fats back in the diet. One...

Five Reasons to Recommend Avocado to your Clients

This gorgeous green fruit with its creamy, smooth texture is the perfect addition to creamy soups and warming Autumn meals. But it’s not just about avocado’s taste and...

The Why, What and How To of Healthy Fats

Low-fat diets are officially over. Once the key focus to improve chronic disease risk was on eating less fat, in particular saturated fat, to reduce rates of coronary...

Controlling cholesterol through diet

Lifestyle measures to control cholesterol levels are generally the first port of call in managing elevated blood lipids. But best-practice advice in this area has...

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A healthy varied diet that contains a high intake of both fruits and vegetables, such as avocado, reduces the risk of heart disease.   Read More

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