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Use this portion guide for yoghurt as recommended by HFG dietitians! A serve of yoghurt = 3/4 cup (200g). Men are recommended to have 2 1/2 serves of dairy foods like yoghurt, milk and cheese each and every day until the age of 70 and 3 1/2 serves per day after then. Women are recommended to have 2 1/2 serves per day until the age of 50 and four serves per day after then.
HFG experts share how to balance different dietary needs, such as being plant-based and gluten-free, with meeting nutritional requirements such as daily fibre and protein targets. Read more: www.healthyfood.com/ask-the-experts/fibre-and-protein-on-a-gluten-free-vegetarian-diet/
Did you know, 69% of Aussies admit they are unaware of the Shepard avocado's unique qualities. 🥑 Here are 3 reasons we love Shepard avocados: 1. They are less likely to oxidise or go brown once cut open, making them a great addition to salads, sandwiches, sushi and salsa dishes! 2. They have a smooth and buttery texture with a unique nutty flavour. 3. Their skin always stays green.
A US study covering the past 50 years has found people who munched a bit of chocolate more than once a week had an 8 per cent decreased risk of coronary artery disease compared to those who ate it less than once a week. But... the researchers did caution against over-eating — and we know 70 per cent dark choc is best. 🍫
Rather than focusing your energy on giving up things, be it booze or biscuits (which is likely only to lead to cravings and a sense of disappointment when you can’t keep those changes in place), a better idea is to focus on adding more healthy stuff in! Read more for our top tips for boosting your energy: www.healthyfood.com/advice/boost-your-energy-and-feel-good-again/
Love your natural peanut butter on toast, but don't like having to mix the oil on top back in every time you open the jar? Try storing your peanut butter upside down on your pantry shelf. This way, every time you turn it right side up to open the lid, the oil will trickle back into the peanut butter by itself, saving you the effort of mixing it back in with a kitchen knife.
Dairy foods are a great source of bone-strengthening calcium. If you don't like milk, try these tasty alternatives to get more calcium from your meals: 1. Blitz yoghurt & fruit into a smoothie for breakfast. 2. Snack on grainy crackers topped with cottage cheese & sliced tomato. 3. Crumble feta over salads or a bowl of pasta for lunch or dinner.