While you certainly don’t need a nutrition degree to make healthy food choices, it’s all too easy to be inadvertently sucked in by products with significantly less nutritional value than we imagine. Clever marketing, deceptive packaging and mixed messages from ‘experts’ all work to confound us, and we find ourselves stocking up on sugary or fatty products under the impression that they are ‘health foods’. With that in mind, here […]
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Have you ever wondered why some people love vegetables like broccoli and Brussels sprouts, while others shudder at the thought of them? Turns out the aversion to particular bitter tastes may be more than just a case of fussy eating, and may have something to do with being a so called ‘supertaster’.
In a country as fortunate as Australia, you could be forgiven for assuming nutrient deficiencies are a thing of the past. However, recent news of Australian children’s poor performance in Global Education Tests has given some commentators cause to reflect on the question of how diet can affect academic performance. A disappointed Julia Gillard announced the government’s aim for Australian schools to rank among the top five internationally by 2025 […]