Plant-forward pairings

Going ‘plant-forward’ is all about prioritising plant-based foods in your everyday diet (1-3). Health experts agree that eating more plants (that’s nuts, fruits, vegetables, seeds, legumes, soy and whole grains) is vital for good health. But how do you best pair such foods for nutritionally-rounded and tasty meals? We’ve broken down the steps to plant-forward … Continue reading Plant-forward pairings

Nut Day infographics

Celebrate all things nuts on Nut Day (22 October). These nutritional powerhouses are essential for good health. Our sharable infographics explain why. Happy #NutDay2021! Save the date Let’s celebrate Happy Nut Day Nuts are essential Nut nutrients We need to eat more nuts Nuts for good health

Episode 10 – Mediterranean dietary pattern

August 2021. About this episode: The largely plant-based Mediterranean diet is a well-studied dietary pattern. Research tells us that following a Mediterranean dietary pattern (MDP) can significantly reduce the risk of overall mortality, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Despite the convincing evidence for its benefits, it’s not clear whether this dietary pattern is actually … Continue reading Episode 10 – Mediterranean dietary pattern

Is roasting nuts ok?

We all know that raw (natural) nuts are a great everyday food. But what about roasted nuts? Is roasting nuts ok? Raw and roasted: A similar nutritional make-up Both raw and roasted (whether dry or oil roasted) nuts have a similar nutrient composition. That said, small differences do occur between raw and roasted nuts. This … Continue reading Is roasting nuts ok?

How much fibre do nuts contain?

Looking to add more fibre to your day? You’re not alone! Most Australians fall short of their daily fibre needs. A handful of nuts is a healthy way to boost your fibre intake. But how much fibre do nuts contain and which ones contain the most?   Why is fibre important? Dietary fibre is important … Continue reading How much fibre do nuts contain?

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