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Lifestyle and environment - Myths

Fact or fiction? Health and nutrition myths busted by HFG experts.

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Can taking aspirin help prevent COVID-19 strokes?

Recent reports of blood clotting and severe strokes potentially being...

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5 COVID food myths: How to avoid being...

Since the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), there...

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9 coronavirus myths busted by science

Misinformation about novel coronavirus COVID-19 is spreading faster than the...

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Is sushi a healthy lunch?

Q Is sushi a healthy option for lunch? I have...

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5 humble health foods we can eat more...

HFG dietitian Melissa Meier shares five humble foods that bestow...

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Meat advice may send wrong message

Contrary to dietary guidelines around the world recommending limits on...

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A time to reflect

Looking back, it’s difficult not to get nostalgic over how...

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Shopping traps: Smoothies

A smoothie can make a delicious light meal on the...

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How much sugar in that no-refined-sugar product?

The term ‘no refined sugar’ is a marketing term that...

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The essential facts about essential oils

Niki Bezzant finds that the latest health craze doesn’t smell...

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Are you skinny fat?

You might look like you’re the picture of the health...

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A guide to zinc

Zinc is a mineral essential for our body, and usually...

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A guide to turmeric

Do the health benefits of turmeric match the hype? Dietitian...

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Supermarket sleuth: How to avoid health food traps

If it’s in the health food aisle, it’s healthy, right?...

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Why aren’t diets dead?

If you’ve been paying attention to social media lately, you...

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Emulsifiers: Friend or foe?

Emulsifiers have been getting a bad rap lately, but have...

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Science update: Is organic food healthier?

Organic food is served up with a health halo priced...

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Butter vs spread

Is butter better? Is it time to ditch the spreads?...

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