'Healthy' juices might not be so good for your teeth
You've probably heard about tooth decay, but acid erosion can wear away the enamel on teeth. Juices and acidic beverages, including kombucha, are partly to blame for 'acid wear'.
Caffeine is a stimulant found in coffee, most teas, chocolate, energy drinks and elsewhere. It acts on the brain and nervous system and it’s addictive. If you want to reduce your caffeine intake, learn more here.
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.
GORD and diet
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common digestive problem, and diet and nutrition play an important part in its management.
Healthy eating for children
Encourage healthy eating habits in children by planning meals and shopping for healthy food. Being at a healthy weight helps children enjoy life more.
Norovirus is one of several viruses that cause gastroenteritis. It’s spread easily, but good hygiene practices can help protect both you and others. Learn more.
Kidney disease prevention
You can lower your risk of kidney disease by maintaining your weight, eating well, limiting alcohol and more.
Childhood obesity and overweight children
If you've learned that your child is overweight, there are simple steps you can take to help your child move towards a healthy weight.
Fasting for medical tests
For some medical tests, fasting may be required for a period of time before a test. Learn more about different tests and when fasting may be necessary.
Living with heart failure
If you have been diagnosed with heart failure, there are ways to comfortably manage your daily life. Find out how to manage with heart failure.