Food Intolerance

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Everything You Need to Know About Food Poisoning

Nov 22, 2021

Poison is not always packaged in a tiny bottle, powder form, or as a fume that is released into the air. Sometimes, it is found in your refrigerator, on your table, or on your barbecue grill. Scary, but true. Food poisoning is often downplayed, with...

Food Intolerances Basics: What You Need to Know?

Mar 11, 2020

Food intolerances affect many Australians, causing them to have to change their diets.  However, it is important to understand that food intolerance is not the same thing as a food allergy.  Food intolerance is a reaction to a specific food or ingredient...

Managing Lactose Tolerance

Nov 20, 2019

Milk and dairy products comprise about 24 percent of the average Australian diet. As good sources of calcium, dairy products help children develop good bones and adults fight bone loss and osteoporosis. Not everyone, however, can digest milk sugar...

Easy Gluten-free Banana Bread Recipe

Oct 24, 2019

There is something soothing and comforting about banana bread. And this easy recipe can be enjoyed by those with gluten intolerance and those with celiac without compromising on taste and deliciousness. Banana bread is yummy on its own or topped with...

Healthy Homemade Strawberry Jam Recipe

Oct 17, 2019

What you wouldn't give for a generous spread of strawberry jam on warm toast. Just thinking of it makes your mouth water already, so c'mon and get into this guide to learn how you can use those fruits and veggies you harvested from your spring garden, specifically...

Australian Food Safety Week 2019

Oct 11, 2019

This year's Australian Food Safety Week will be held on 9-16 November 2019. Lead by the Food Safety Information Council Ltd, the 2019 theme will be "Excellent eggs – handle them safely" and will focus more on food handling and how it is important...

What is Spelt Bread?

May 06, 2019

Have you seen spelt bread at the bakery - or the corner café - and are wondering what it actually is? Well wonder no more. We've got all the much-kneaded answers here (see what we did there?), from "What is spelt bread?" to "Is spelt flour made from...

Food Allergy Week: Be Aware. Show You Care.

Apr 23, 2019

Food Allergy Week, which runs from 26 May to 1 June 2019, is an important annual initiative of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia that aims to raise awareness about food allergy in Australia, to help reduce the risk of a reaction for those living with...

Basics of GM Foods in Australia

Jan 09, 2019

You would be surprised to know how much of your food is genetically modified.  Foods derived from genetically modified organisms are called GM foods. This means that some of the foods found in your local supermarket include ingredients that have been...

How Well Do You Know Your Supermarket Food?

Jan 08, 2019

We put a lot of trust in our supermarkets. But should we? A startling investigation has found that a frighteningly high amount of food imported into Australian supermarkets contains a toxic mix of banned ingredients. A news website recently reported...

Can a gluten free diet be unhealthy?

Nov 23, 2018

A new study proposes that a gluten-free diet could be unhealthy for people who don't have coeliac disease, exposing them to harmful by-products like mercury and arsenic. Coeliac (pronounces seel-ee-ak) disease affects 1 in 70 people in Australia. If...

Which Milk Alternative is Best For You?

Oct 03, 2018

Cutting out cow’s milk? Whatever your reasons for doing so, you might be wondering which milk alternative is best for you. A lot of it comes down to taste, how you’re using it (coffee vs a cake), and your personal preferences and allergies. But this...

Research Discovers Rural Kids Deal Better with Stress

Aug 13, 2018

Kids who grow up in the city without pets are more at risk of developing mental illness. A new University of Colorado study also found children raised in the country with lots of animals and a dusty environment are more resilient to stress. Published...

Acidic Foods: All You Need to Know

Jul 12, 2018

Foods that are acidic by nature not only damage tooth enamel and stomach lining but also trigger all sorts of medical conditions. Despite what several studies have revealed regarding the dangers of these foods to one's health, highly acidic foods are...

Is Vegemite Good For You, And Does It Have Any Health Benefits?

Mar 03, 2018

Contents What is Vegemite? Origin & History of Vegemite Meet the founders: Fred Walker & Cyril Callister Vegemite Consumption in Australia and the World Why is it so popular in Australia? What Makes It Different From Marmite? What's in Vegemite?

What are Food Intolerances?

Jan 10, 2013

Even nutritionists often have to conduct tests to determine whether a person is suffering from a food intolerance or a food allergy, so it's not surprising that laypersons can become confused. Understanding the differences between food intolerances and...

What are GM Foods?

Aug 03, 2012

Highly controversial, even inflammatory, GM foods are a part of our lives today. Advocates tout their many benefits, while antagonists argue that they have been introduced too fast and may prove to be an ecological and health disaster. Both sides have...

Managing Your Child's Food Intolerance

Mar 28, 2012

Food intolerances and food allergies are more likely to occur at a younger age during the infancy or toddler age when the digestive and immune systems are not yet mature.  The risk for these children developing an allergy is strongly influenced by genetics...

Is Almond Milk a Healthy Alternative to Dairy?

Dec 05, 2011

Looking for a dairy alternative but not sure if almond milk ticks all the right boxes for you? Plant-based milks have become really popular and are a useful alternative if you cannot tolerate dairy or want to reduce your animal food intake. But are...

Gluten Intolerance: What It is & How to Treat It?

Nov 01, 2011

What is Gluten Intolerance? Gluten intolerance describes a condition where there is an intolerance to gluten products.  An intolerance is one that will not trigger an immune response, however, will present with digestive symptoms such as: Flatulence...

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