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High-fibre foods and diet

High-fibre foods can reduce your risk of disease and keep your digestive system healthy. Find out how much fibre you need, and how to get it.

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Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced diet. Learn more about where to find healthy carbohydrates and what the glycaemic index (GI) is.

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A balanced diet

It’s important to eat a balanced diet. Make sure you choose foods from the 5 food groups. The amounts you need vary depending on your life stage.

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

In irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), abdominal pain and change in bowel habits can impact your quality of life. Learn how to manage your symptoms.

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Healthy food swaps

Need help to meet your health goals such as reducing your blood pressure or cholesterol? See healthdirect’s list of healthier food alternatives.

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Glycaemic index (GI)

The glycaemic index (GI) is a ranking of carbohydrate foods based on their immediate effect on blood glucose (blood sugar) levels. Learn more here.

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Low FODMAP diets

A low FODMAP diet reduces certain types of sugar that are fermented in your gut to reduce tummy pain and discomfort. Learn more about FODMAPs here.

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Vitamin E and your health

Vitamin E is important for proper functioning of many of the body's organs. It helps to maintain healthy skin, good vision, and correct functioning of the immune system.

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Mediterranean diet

Health benefits of the Mediterranean diet include a lower risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and more. Read more on what foods to include.

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Vitamin C and your health

Vitamin C keeps your bones and connective tissues healthy, allows you to absorb iron and helps prevent infections. Here's how to get your recommended intake.

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