Independent and trusted reviews and tests nutrition products, including information about fast food, salt, sweeteners, and wholegrains.
Australians are consuming up to 10 times the amount of sodium we need for good health.
11 Oct 2010 |
Australia’s salt habit is costing the nation much more than the in-store price tag. But will binning our salt shakers solve the problem?
Essential for children's development and our ongoing brain, heart and joint health. Are you getting enough?
6 Oct 2010 |
Omega-3s in our diet can prevent cardiovascular disease and may even protect against arthritis, mental decline and Alzheimer’s disease.
In today’s world of over-consumption and health issues, can the industry really justify ‘better for you’ sugar?
22 Apr 2010 |
In the past half-century we’ve increasingly sweetened our food supply. But are we eating too much sugar and is it affecting our health?
CHOICE finds some manufacturers still sneak unhealthy trans fats into our foods.
26 Jun 2009 |
They rarely rate a mention on the label, but the trans fats hidden in many processed foods are worse for your health than saturated fats.
CHOICE investigates whether our national waistline can benefit from new research on the glycaemic index.
2 Jun 2009 |
Low-GI diets have been shown to help people with diabetes and pre-diabetes, but they may also help those who need to lose weight.
CHOICE compares the most popular dishes and provides healthier, cheaper alternatives.
21 May 2009 |
Although there’s nothing wrong with takeaways occasionally, many contain too much salt and saturated fat for regular eating.
There are five good reasons to include more wholegrains in your diet.
7 Aug 2008 |
Wholegrains have become a marketing tool food companies use to convince us to buy one product over another.
Which ones give you the most bang for your buck?
14 Mar 2008 |
Eating 2–3g per day of plant sterols in the form of enriched spread, yoghurt, milk or a combination of these products can help lower your cholesterol.
Some low-fat yoghurts have so much sugar they can be more fattening than full-fat.
15 May 2007 |
Lots of yoghurts with a 'lite' or 'low fat' claim contain so much sugar you’d be eating more kilojoules than in a full-fat yoghurt.
Frozen vegetables can have higher levels of important nutrients, such as vitamin C, than fresh.
13 Mar 2007 |
We wanted to compare the vitamin levels in a range of fresh raw, fresh cooked, frozen and canned vegies to see which were more nutritious.