A good diet is not just about losing weight, but about keeping your body healthy and free from disease. It is true that many diseases are affected by excess body weight, so it is still important to keep your body weight in a healthy range, but many other dietary changes can impact your health too.
A Healthy Diet
Stay healthy by making Healthy Food Choices, such as considering organic foods. We should also pay attention to the Nutrients in the food we eat, including Vitamin D, Zinc, Calcium, L-carnitine and Antioxidants.
Sometimes you can make minor changes to your diet by Substituting Foods to make dishes healthier. As well as advice on making good food choices for a healthy body, we discuss some Foods which should be eaten in moderation, or not at all.
On the Road
We have educational resources for dietitians, students and others interested in following a healthy diet, such as these nutrition activities for school students, and more about Food Label Reading. Check out our Food Myths & Facts — what to believe and what not to believe.
- Sports Nutrition — nutritional advice for the active person
- Food Quotes — a collection of interesting quotes about food and eating for health.
- Nutrition Downloads
- Nutrition for Weight Loss
- Read the nutrition entries on the sporting blog.