Posts Tagged ‘ nutrition ’

Australian Health Guidelines – Updated

April 7, 2014
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If you’re interested in learning more about our National Health Guidelines this site has all the information you could ever need. It includes the physical activity recommendations for all age groups, ranging from 0-5 to over 65. You can also find advice on Nutrition. “This page contains Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines including…

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Poor Diet Increases Depression Risk

June 1, 2010
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A recent Australian study has lent support to the theory that “a poor quality diet plays a role in increasing the risk of depression in adolescents” (Nicola Garrett, 6minutes.com.au). The study followed over 7,000 adolescents, the authors concluding that ”compared to individuals with a low score on a healthy diet scale, being in the category with the…

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High Salt Intake = Increased Risk of Stroke/CardioVascular Disease

November 25, 2009
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you eat. The study is published online November 25, 2009 in the British Medical Journal.A High Salt Intake Associated With An Increased Risk of Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease We already knew that too much salt increases your Blood Pressure, and now a review of the best quality studies conducted in the last 40 years (including a total…

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Low GI foods prior to exercise = burn more fat

April 28, 2009
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There are plenty of theories around regarding how to get the best performance out of your workouts, and plenty of research has been done on elite athletes. In this study, researchers examined whether eating Low GI or High GI foods prior to exercising had any effect on the amount of fat burned in normal, everyday,…

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