Recent research has shown that 32% of young adults in Australia are not consuming enough vitamin D. So, why is it important to consume vitamin D? What function does it perform in our body? And which foods are rich in vitamin D? Dr Eleanor Dunlop from Curtin University answers these questions in today’s article.
Editorial Assistant for Teacher, Zoe Kaskamanidis, shares her recipe for a delicious and nourishing kale pasta.
Vitamin A is essential for maintaining a healthy immune system. It's also a vitamin our bodies cannot produce on its own, and so relies on dietary intake of appropriate foods. Here, we share some food sources of Vitamin A.
Protein plays a key role in cell growth and repair to help our organs function well. The best way to have enough in your body is to eat foods rich in protein. In this infographic, we share some of these food sources.
Recent research has shown that participants in a cooking class have experienced not only an increase in their cooking confidence, but also improved mental health. Here, we speak to a member of the research team, Jo Rees from Edith Cowan University, to find out more.
We’ve all noticed fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, and other products become sensitive to supply chain issues and price increases recently. So, why are these foods so crucial to include in our diet and what are some alternatives? Dr Nenad Naumovski from the University of Canberra joins us to answer these questions.
We’ve all been told we should be aiming to drink eight glasses of water each day. But, how accurate is this recommendation? In this article, we speak with Dr Dominique Condo, Senior Lecturer in Sports Nutrition at Deakin University and Performance Dietician at the Richmond Football Club about preventing dehydration.
‘Finally in Victoria, we are settling into some cooler weather which always has me craving a warm, nourishing bowl of soup. Minestrone soup is my favourite, mostly because of how flexible the recipe is.’ Editorial Assistant for Teacher, Dominique Russell, shares her recipe for Minestrone soup.
Understanding your diet and implementing healthy eating habits can be an empowering way to take charge of your heart health. Here, we speak with Senior Food and Nutrition Advisor at the Heart Foundation, Jemma O’Hanlon, about the foods and eating habits that can promote heart health.
Editorial Assistant for Teacher, Zoe Kaskamanidis, shares her recipe for an easy to make, walnut-packed banana bread.