Nutrition

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Food Safety – How to Keep Your Food, and Your Family Safe

Food Safety – How to Keep Your Food, and Your Family Safe

Jaime Rose Chambers
Most of us have been struck down with food poisoning at some stage in our lives and know just how horrible it can be. It’s estimated there are 5 million cases of food poisoning in Australia every year, with many needing to go to hospital and putting vulnerable populations at risk. The way we manage our food at every stage can be the difference between getting sick or not. There are four simple steps we can all follow to ensure food safety: Clean, separate, cook and chill. 
Simplest weeknight pumpkin curry

Simplest weeknight pumpkin curry

People think that pumpkins are a winter veg, and in some ways they are as they can last a long time throughout the colder months.  But pumpkins grow through summer, and the end of summer is the perfect time to grab a hold of your favourite pumpkin and make this dish.  Seasonal recipe packed full of flavour and amazingly inexpensive.
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Diet and Prostate Cancer - How can men take control and reduce their risk?

Diet and Prostate Cancer - How can men take control and reduce their risk?

Jaime Rose Chambers
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia and the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Australian men, however survival rates are relatively high and continuing to improve as more is discovered. Diet, lifestyle and complementary therapy use is common in men for prevention as well as those who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer because there is now some promising research to show it may help to prevent or slow the disease.  
The Role of Nutrition in Breast Cancer

The Role of Nutrition in Breast Cancer

Jaime Rose Chambers
When it comes to breast cancer, we can’t control risk factors such as genetics and age, but certain diet and lifestyle factors we can. More women these days are surviving breast cancer and research is showing that there are some specific things we can do, such as eating more plants, exercise and limiting alcohol, that may either prevent breast cancer developing, and it’s recurrence and survival after a diagnosis.  
Nutrition and Osteoporosis

Nutrition and Osteoporosis

Jaime Rose Chambers
Our bones form our physical structure, they hold us upright and keep us moving. When our body takes calcium from our bones to use in the body and doesn’t have the nutrients available from our diet to replace them, over time bone becomes brittle. This leads to osteopenia, and the more serious, osteoporosis and increases the risk of bone fractures. It’s estimated 1 million Australians have osteoporosis. We can’t reverse it but we can make some diet and lifestyle changes to stop further bone loss and potentially build back some bone.  
Alcohol and Our Health - Is there a safe drinking limit

Alcohol and Our Health - Is there a safe drinking limit

Jaime Rose Chambers
Alcohol has long been part of many cultures and is still an integral part of many celebrations and events. It’s often also abused and used in excess, at the least making you feel pretty awful, and at its worst, can be fatal to you and to others, such as from road accidents and domestic violence. After decades of research and data collection, The World Health Organisation has recently released a statement on the safest level of drinking and guidelines to keep you and others around you safe from alcohol harm. 
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