Articles & Fact sheets

The Text Book "Food & Nutrition" released in Feb 2002 is edited by Professor Mark Wahlqvist (the website's editor-in-chief) and includes 10 chapters co-authored by our Managing Editor Dr Antigone Kouris. This book has a wealth of authoritative information. It is available from most book stores in Australia, published by Allen and Unwin and can be purchased on-line from our Bookstore for $69.95 (plus P&H).

see also our on-line text books - click here

Better Health Channel (Victorian Government) Nutrition Fact sheets

The Healthy Eating Club was one of the nutrition content providers for the Victorian (Australia) Government website "Better Health Channel" (BHC) between 2000-2004.
They have kindly given us permission to link the following articles to our website. The relevant BHC fact sheets are linked under each heading (below) as well as under one heading (
click here)


HEC Nutrition Fact sheets

The articles on our website cover a wide range of health and nutrition topics (some of these are also found on the Better Health Channel website click here ). The articles are grouped under major headings (listed in alphabetical order).

Additives (preservatives)
Alcohol
Allergy and intolerance to foods
A
naemia
A
ntioxidants

Artificial Sweeteners
Aged & Ageing

Body weight, body image, body shape
Breast feeding/lactation/pregnancy
Breakfast cereals

Cancer
Carbohydrates (see also "Body weight")
Cereals/wholegrains
C
hildren & Infants

Chicken
Chronic Disorders
Coeliac disease
Cooking and processing
Culture

D
iabetes
Dietary Guidelines from around the world
Diseases

E
conutrition/Environment (sustainable food production)

Elderly

Exercise (physical activity)

F
ats & cholesterol

Fibre

Foods & food groups e.g soy, chocolate, legumes, apples etc

Food Culture

F
ood Guides/Pyramids

Food labels
Food safety
Functional foods

G
enetically modified food

Gluten free diet and coeliac disease
Glycaemic Index

H
ealth

Healthy Eating
Heart Disease

Herbs


I
odine deficiency

Iron deficiency

Legumes
Longevity

M
editerranen diet

Migrant health
Minerals

N
utrients


O
besity

Osteoporosis

P
hytochemicals

Poultry

Prebiotics/Probiotics

Pregnancy/lactation

Resistant starch

Sex
Skin
Snack foods
Soy
S
upplements
Sweeteners

T
echnology & health

V
egetarian

Vitamins

W
ater
Weight loss
Wellness
Women