Welcome to Healthy U, Diabetes Queensland's healthy
living news, designed to help you feel good and get the most out of
Healthy U provides you with advice and tips from our nutrition and
physical activity experts as well as answer your questions and let
you know about upcoming programs that might interest you.
Congratulations for starting on the road to a healthier U and
thank you for beginning this journey with us.
Looking for some baking inspiration? Why not try your hand
and these tasty Christmas inspired muffins? They're sure to
be a treat at your holiday gathering.
250 g dried mixed fruit
2 cups wholemeal self raising flour
Zest and juice from 1...
For many the festive season can cooking a feast fit for an army,
eating as much of it as possible and then lazing around all
afternoon in the summer heat.
Diabetes Queensland dietitian Alison Bennett shares tips to help
you enjoy your festive season without feeling like you need to...
Over the past two months, Diabetes
Queenslandaccredited exercise physiologist and dietitian
Kathryn Kirchner has taken us through herResistance exercise
workouts. This month she will take you through
session 3 where she demonstrates the all-important back and...
Hip-hip Hooray! Mango season is finally here!
Mangoes are Queensland's favourite seasonal fruit, and why wouldn't
they be? They are a delicious healthy snack, high in energy,
low in fat and are a great source of fibre and vitamins essential
for good health.
Mangoes are such hot...
Last month we launched our Resistance exercise workoutwith the
all-important stretches. This month Diabetes Queensland
accredited exercise physiologist and dietitian Kathryn Kirchner
will take you through session 2 where she demonstrates three
variations of the classic squat that target...
Sugar can get a bad rap and is often wrongly connected to the
development of diabetes and other health conditions. But if you've
got a sweet tooth, you may find yourself turning to artificial
sweeteners to help manage your weight and prevent type 2
Have you heard people say they don't eat nuts because they're
concerned they could lead to weight gain?
Well guess what? Making nuts a part of your regular diet can be a
great way to help you maintain a healthy body weight.
Common tree nuts like almonds, brazil nuts,...
Over the next few months, Diabetes Queensland accredited
exercise physiologist and dietitian Kathryn Kirchner will take you
through her resistance trainingguide.
While cardio (exercise that raises the heart rate like
running)has its place as part of your regular...
Often we only think about calcium being important for kids and
the elderly in order to build strong bones and to ward off
But in actual fact, calcium is vital for all stages of life
andplays a much bigger role in the body than just in...
We're all busy and while we may try to live actively, sometimes
it can seem hard to fit exercise into a busy day. To make
your life easier we bring youthe multi-tasking
Created with the help of Diabetes Queensland's exercise
physiologist Kathryn Kirchner -...