Monthly Archives: June 2014

Doctor Oz Versus Big Pharma

Last week, the USA Senate conducted a hearing on false diet-product scams and Doctor Oz had to ‘face the music’ regarding his blatant endorsement of natural weight-loss herbs on his TV show.  Senator Claire McCaskill stated that Doctor Oz was … Continue reading

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Smart Shopping: Checking Salt Content

The more processed foods and takeaways you eat, the higher your salt intake is bound to be.  This is because salt is cheap to produce, so food manufacturers commonly use it as a preservative & flavouring agent. However, too much … Continue reading

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Smart Shopping: Checking Sugar Content

Did you know that the average Australian consumes around 22 teaspoons of sugar EVERY DAY?  “Impossible”, you might think, “There is no way I could possibly have that much sugar – after all, I don’t even add sugar to my … Continue reading

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Smart Shopping: Checking Fat Content

Over the next few weeks, my blog will continue on the theme of ‘Smart Shopping’ – I will be giving you some valuable tips to ensure you are making the healthiest choices when you are at the supermarket.  This week, … Continue reading

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