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3 new studies link eating red to a healthy heart
By: Courtesy of EurekaAlert

WASHINGTON D.C., April 12, 2011 – Tart cherries have a unique combination of powerful antioxidants that may help reduce risk factors for heart disease, according to new research presented at the Experimental Biology annual meeting in Washington, DC. In a series of ... [More]...

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Chicken nuggets: Not really chicken at all
By: Lisa Costa Bir Naturopath

Ever been keen to give your child chicken nuggets? While you may think they are predominantly composed of chicken, think again. Researchers in America randomly selected nuggets from 2 different national fast food chains for analysis. The researchers found that chicken ... [More]...

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Coles makes it easy to choose sustainable seafood
By: Lisa Costa Bir

Good on Coles supermarkets! As much as i'm not a big fan of the supermarkets Coles really are gaining a competitive edge in my opinion. First they were the only Aussie supermarket to introduce hormone free beef, last week they swore ... [More]...

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Could You Go A Mango?
By: Courtesy of Australian mangoes

Celebrity chef, Tobie Puttock, is encouraging people of all ages to ‘Go an Aussie Mango’ as the first fruits of this year’s crop make their way from the Northern Territory to supermarkets and green grocers nationwide with early indications that it ... [More]...

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Does Chinese chocolate taste better than Swiss? Depends on when you find out
By: Information courtesy of Eurekalert

When consumers taste a chocolate bar they think is made in Switzerland, they'll prefer it over one supposedly made in China, according to new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. But if you tell them where it's from after they ... [More]...

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Fast Food Hamburgers-what are you really eating?
By: Lisa Costa Bir

This is a very interesting study that analysed the meat content of hamburgers in America, it reminded me of one of Jamie Olivers segments when he toured America and did an expose into what Americans put in their hamburger patties. Note- ... [More]...

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Gluten-free shoppers to make more informed choices
By: The Food Coach

Australians with coeliac disease or a gluten intolerance will now be able to make better informed choices in the supermarket aisle, with the addition of the GlutenSwitch feature to Australia’s leading food label-scanning app, FoodSwitch. The new GlutenSwitch function provides instant ... [More]...

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Healthy Food Tip 101: Coconut cream
By: The Food Coach

Tip number 1: Coconut milk is often just coconut cream watered down. Tip number 2: I often get asked why i have a preference for certain brands of coconut cream and milk over others. The main reason is because there are a ... [More]...

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Hot, crossed and gluten free - the Easter buns for everyone
By: The Food Coach

Tucking into a freshly baked, hot crossed-bun on Easter morning is a much-loved tradition that more than a quarter of a million Australian’s are unable to enjoy due to food allergies and intolerance, until now. Food specialist and co-owner of the ... [More]...

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It's the wholegrain…the whole flavour…the whole goodness
By: The Food Coach

Pangkarra Foods, a new Australian food business, has secured national distribution for its range of premium stone milled wholegrain pasta and flour products. The increasingly popular stone milled wholegrain products are now available throughout gourmet stores and restaurants in all Australian ... [More]...

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