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How to build the perfect kids' lunch box

Children consume about 30% of their food at school, so a healthy lunch is important for good nutrition. Preparing the perfect lunch box is easier than you might think.

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What causes obesity?

In most people obesity is caused by eating too much and moving too little. Find out the causes of obesity.

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Obesity and diet

Most people will need to reduce their daily kilojoule intake in order to lose weight. Learn about obesity and diet.

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Food supplements

Also called dietary supplements or vitamin pills, food supplements may fill any nutritional gaps in your diet. But most people don’t need them.

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Healthy lifestyle

This section provides useful information and tips on how to lead a healthy life through healthy eating habits, regular exercise and a balanced lifestyle.

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Is butter really better?

Butter is back in fashion because it's 'all natural', but since it's high in fat, is it healthier than margarine? And what about cholesterol-lowering spreads?

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How to cut down on sugar

Here’s how you can cut down on sugars by eating fewer sugary foods, such as sweets and biscuits, and drinking fewer sugary soft drinks.

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High fibre foods and diet

Find out how much fibre is needed in your diet and get tips for increasing your intake.

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How to lower cholesterol

High cholesterol levels increase your risk of heart disease and stroke - here's how you can help lower the level of cholesterol in your blood.

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Healthy eating over 60

Your body changes over time. Here's what to eat, how to maintain your appetite and stay well as you get older.

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