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Food additives

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Can food additives affect my child’s behaviour? » Dietitians Australia

Children Can food additives affect my child’s behaviour? Can food additives affect my child’s behaviour? For most people, foods with additives are perfectly safe and there is no need to worry about eating them as part of a healthy, varied diet

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Are artificial sweeteners safe to eat? » Dietitians Australia

Food and Food Products Are artificial sweeteners safe to eat? Are artificial sweeteners safe to eat? Before artificial sweeteners (or intense sweeteners) could be added to foods and sold in supermarkets in Australia, the Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) tested them to make sure they are safe to eat

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Avoiding Triggers - Headache Australia

Factors that trigger migraines vary. Identifying triggers are complicated by the fact that it often takes a combination to set off a migraine.

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Food Labels » Dietitians Australia

Smart Eating Fast Facts Food Labels How are food products regulated in Australia? What are health claims and what do they mean? Making sense of the glycaemic index What does low fat mean? What does low salt mean? Food Labels Food labels provide food safety information (e

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What’s the difference between food allergy and food intolerance? » Dietitians Australia

Medical What’s the difference between food allergy and food intolerance? What’s the difference between food allergy and food intolerance? Food allergies and intolerances are often confused, as their symptoms can seem similar

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Food Allergy or Intolerance? - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

 Many people think they are allergic to a food when in fact they are intolerant. Unlike food allergies, intolerances do not involve the bodys immune system. Slower in onset and not life threatening, food intolerance symptoms include headaches, bloating, wind, nausea, mouth ulcers or hives.Symptoms that occur several hours after a food is eaten are more often as a result of an intolerance or enzyme deficiency rather than a food allergy.A food allergy is not:The inability to dige

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Bread in the diet - myDr.com.au

Breads can include various grains and seeds, and there are many things to look out for when choosing bread, such as the flour, GI, salt and additives.

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Food labels & nutritional information | Raising Children Network

Food labels have so much nutritional information that they can be very confusing. Our guide makes food labels simple so you can make healthy choices.

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Children » Dietitians Australia

Smart Eating Fast Facts Children Five ways to help tackle fussy eating Should we be concerned about a child’s weight? How can I prevent my child from becoming overweight? My child is overweight, what should I do? How can I get my child to eat more fruits and vegetables? What can I put in my child’s lunchbox? How much television can my children watch if I want them to be healthy? Can food additives affect my child’s behaviour? Children Getting the best start in life: All about childhood nutrition If you’re a parent, you’ll know just how active and busy children are

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Understanding food intolerance & sensitivity » Dietitians Australia

Medical Understanding food intolerance & sensitivity Understanding food intolerance & sensitivity Intolerances to food are more common than true allergic reactions to food, particularly for adults

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