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Edible fats and oils

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Mediterranean Diet | myVMC

Mediterranean diet: A Mediterranean diet is a diet based on plant foods. It is high in N-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and phytochemicals. Fat intake under the Mediterranean diet is moderate (up to 35% of total calories).

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Australian Dietary Guidelines 1 - 5 | Eat For Health

There are five principal recommendations featured in the Australian Dietary Guidelines. Each Guideline is considered to be equally important in terms of public health outcomes. Guideline 1 To achieve and maintain a healthy weight, be physically active

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Healthy meal and snack ideas | Eat For Health

Breakfast Try fruit or vegetable pikelets. Fruit toppers or a thin spread of unsaturated margarine or unsalted nut paste on wholegrain pikelets, wholegrain English muffins, toast or crumpets too. Vegetables fresh sliced or cooked such as

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LiveLighter - Better BBQs that go beyond the sausage sizzle

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Takeaway food - myDr.com.au

Takeaway foods are handy but can be loaded with fat, sugar and salt. Let myDr.com.au help you make healthier choices when you eat takeaway.

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Top take-away food tips Dietitians Association of Australia

Top take-away food tips Most of us agree that fast food and takeaway foods arent great for our health, and dont leave us feeling our best

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Healthy snacks

If you feel hungry between meals, aim to prioritise healthy snacks to include vegetables, fruit, dairy or dairy alternatives, wholegrain products and lean protein such as fish, eggs, seeds, nuts and legumes. This will ensure your snacks are part of an overall healthy balanced diet.

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