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.
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.
Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced diet. Learn more about healthy carbohydrates and the glycaemic index (GI).
How to read food labels
Food labels contain detailed nutrition information about packaged foods. Learn how to make informed decisions when shopping for food for your family.
Iron is an essential mineral for your body. Low iron levels can cause anaemia. Read about how iron deficiency can lead to health problems.
Rickets is a bone disease, usually due to low vitamin D levels, that causes soft, weak bones. It occurs in children and, occasionally, teenagers.
A ketogenic or 'keto' diet is very low in carbohydrates. It is sometimes used as a complementary treatment — like for epilepsy in children.
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.
Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, or milk sugar. Learn more about treatment, symptoms and tests for lactose intolerance.