Low FODMAP diets
A low FODMAP diet reduces or removes certain foods to cut down on specific sugar types and avoid tummy pain and discomfort. Learn more about FODMAPs here.
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.
Potassium is a mineral and electrolyte, found in foods such as bananas, that helps nerves and muscles function. Both high and low potassium levels can be dangerous.
Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced diet. Learn more about healthy carbohydrates and the glycaemic index (GI).
Potassium is a mineral and electrolyte found in foods such as bananas, which helps nerves and muscles function. Both high and low potassium levels can be dangerous.
Iron is an essential mineral for our bodies and when iron levels are too low it can cause anaemia. Read about how low levels of iron can lead to health problems.
How to read food labels
Food labels contain detailed nutritional information about packaged foods which can help you make informed decisions about your daily diet.
Rickets is a bone disease, usually due to low vitamin D levels, that causes soft, weak bones. It occurs in children and, occasionally, teenagers.
Arsenic is a naturally occurring chemical found in water, food and soil that is toxic when someone is exposed to a significant amount.
Learn more about both natural and added sugars, sweet substitutes and how to reduce your intake to help prevent conditions such as obesity.