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Healthy eating

Get healthy eating tips and advice, such as good foods swaps, and how to follow a balanced diet and reduce your sugar intake.

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FoodSwitch App

The FoodSwitch app works by using your mobile phone camera to scan the barcode of a packaged food. It then uses science-based algorithms to calculate and then display simple nutrition profiles of the food.

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Vitamins and minerals explained

Vitamins and minerals are necessary for the healthy functioning of our bodies. A balanced diet will meet most of your needs by the foods you eat.

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Potassium and your health

Potassium is a mineral that your body needs so nerves and muscles function well. Read more on the signs of having too much or too little potassium.

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Vitamin B deficiency

To maintain optimum health it's important to get enough of the right nutrients. Learn how a vitamin B deficiency can affect you.

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Dietary supplements

Dietary supplements are also called food supplements or vitamins, and may fill any nutritional gaps in your diet. But most people don't need them.

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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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Kilojoules

Kilojoules are the way to measure both the energy in food and drink and the energy the body uses. Find out more about kilojoules and how many you need.

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Malnutrition

Malnutrition is when your diet does not contain the right amount of nutrients needed to maintain healthy body function. Learn the risks and treatment.

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Vitamins and minerals

Find out about the vitamins and minerals that are essential for your health, where you can find them and when you may need to take supplements.

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