Christmas is a time to get together with family and friends, cook up a barbeque, prepare your famous Christmas pavlova and celebrate the end of another year together. While the festive season brings us all together, it can also be a stressful time for those trying to make nutritious food choices and lead a healthy lifestyle. Use these 5 tips from Hit 100’s dietitian, Sarah, to stay healthy this Christmas.
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Most people can get all the nutrients they need from a balanced diet but many Australians aren’t eating this way. To make sure you’re getting as many vitamins, minerals and other nutrients you need each day, make an effort to eat a variety of foods from the major food groups. However, even with a nutritious and balanced diet, some people can benefit from certain supplements.
The Australian summer is nearly upon us. The sun plays a very important role in our health as it produces much of our vitamin D which is crucial for overall health. However, the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a major cause of skin cancer. In Australia, we need to balance the risk of skin cancer from too much sun exposure with maintaining adequate vitamin D levels.