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Ketogenic diet

A ketogenic (or ‘keto’) diet is an extremely-low carbohydrate diet sometimes used as a treatment for certain groups of people, such as children with epilepsy.

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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced diet. Find out more about the healthy types of carbohydrates and what the glycaemic index is.

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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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Protein

Eating protein every day is an essential part of a healthy diet. It's important to make sure you eat enough protein at times of life when your cells need to grow or repair.

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Bloating

Bloating – feeling that you have a swollen tummy – is common, but if you feel bloated regularly, you should see your doctor. Learn more about the causes here.

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How to read food labels

Food labels contain detailed information about the contents of food we buy and can help us make informed decisions about our diet and healthy eating choices.

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Iodine

Iodine is essential for making proteins and the growth of your bones and nerves. Learn more about what you get in iodine and how much you need.

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

IBS develops in as many as one in five Australians at some point in their lifetime. Here are the symptoms to look out for.

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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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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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