Basal Metabolic Rate

Know your BMR

Metabolism refers to all the chemical processes going on continuously inside your body that allow life and normal functioning (maintaining normal functioning in the body is called homeostasis). These processes include those that break down nutrients from our food, and those that build and repair our body. Building and repairing the body requires energy that…

Tips for Eating Well

The recommendations in the Australian Dietary Guidelines and Australian Guide to Healthy Eating help us choose foods for good health and to reduce our risk of chronic health problems. If we are carrying extra weight, the Australian Dietary Guidelines can also help us lose weight. They steer us towards foods that are high in nutrients…