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05 May 2016... Coolers are a great way to transport your food and drinks, but a poorly packed cooler is also a great way to get sick. So follow these simple steps: Choose a cooler with excellent insulation and make sure it's clean. Keep your food in the fridge until just before you're ready to leave. Pack meats, fish and chicken in containers and place them at the bottom of the cooler. Add cold packs or frozen drinks on top and use a tight-fitting lid.
01 Jul 2018... Eating well and being active after treatment for endometrial cancer is important for your recovery. This guide to healthy eating and being active explains how keeping a healthy weight, eating well and leading an active lifestyle may lower your risk of developing other cancers in the future.
If you are thinking about having a baby, or could become pregnant, you need to know about iodine supplements. In Australia and New Zealand there has recently been a re-emergence of iodine deficiency. Iodine is an essential mineral that we get from the food we eat. While dairy foods and seafood are good sources of iodine, the amount of iodine in our diet depends on how much iodine is in the soil. A diet low in iodine may lead to a number of health problems. Iodine is particularly important for pregnant and breastfeeding women, the developing baby in the womb, babies and young children.
01 Jan 2011... Information pamphlet warning women of the extremely high levels of iodine in seaweed soup, this soup is often given to pregnant and breastfeeding women from Korea, Japan and some parts of China in the belief that it increases breastmilk supply. This soup can have iodine level hundreds of times higher than the recommended daily intake. High levels of iodine intake can cause hypothyroidism in newborn babies.
04 Apr 2016... Some food ingredients can cause severe allergic reactions to some people. This is known as anaphylaxis. Food that contains peanuts, tree nuts such as cashews, walnuts or almonds, shellfish, fish, milk, eggs, sesame or soybeans or their products must be labelled however small the amount. Gluten must also be labelled for those with coeliac disease. Sulphite preservatives must also be labelled if there are more than 10 milligrams per kilogram. This is because it can trigger asthma attacks in some asthmatics at that level. There is more information about food allergies on the Anaphylaxis Australia website or on Allergy New Zealand's website.
01 May 2017... Food labels are required by law to carry essential information so that people know what is in the food they buy. The role of the Food Safety Unit at the Department of Health is to ensure that food sold in Victoria is safe. We can investigate and test food for allergens that are not described on the food label.
01 Jun 2016... This translated resource is to encourage a healthy diet with a high fibre intake, which can help in protecting people against diverticular disease, haemorrhoids, constipation and chronic disease such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. It provides information on what fibre is, what foods contain fibre and how much to eat.
01 Dec 2017... This sheet has been written to address some common myths about food and arthritis. It provides general information about healthy eating and where to go for further information and advice. It does not provide specific advice for people with other medical conditions or food intolerances.
01 Jun 2019... Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses - both in-store and online.This includes fast food or chain restaurants that sell things like burgers, pizza, fried chicken, pasta, sushi and noodles. It also applies to drink, café and bakery chains.From 1 May 2018, large Victorian fast food and supermarket chains are required to display the kilojoule content of ready-to-eat food and drinks on their menus and food tags. They will also need to show the average adult daily energy intake, which is 8,700kJ.The average fast food meal may contain over half the kilojoules needed for the day. You may be eating far too many kilojoules without realising it. Kilojoule labelling will make it easier for you to make healthier food choices when eating out and taking away food and drinks.
01 Nov 2018... The Making Healthy Food Choices Guide includes photographs and images of hundreds of different foods to help you understand how healthy eating will help you manage your diabetes.Each guide contains culturally specific foods and includes the English description and translation on the same page.
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