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Food preparation and safety

Food poisoning can be avoided by correct food preparation and safety in the kitchen. Learn more about food storage, preparation and cooking.

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Food Safety | Eat For Health

Guideline 5 states that Australians should care for their food; prepare and store it safely.

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The festive season - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Managing food allergies in the festive season

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Allergy - Egg Allergy and egg free diet | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

How common is egg allergy? Egg allergy is one of the most common food allergies in childhood affecting about 9% of preschool children

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Growing herbs for cooking with kids | Raising Children Network

The children in this video choose herbs from their garden for dinner. It’s a great way to get cooking with kids and start a lifelong love for fresh food.

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Preparing for Camp with Food Allergies - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

At Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia, we know living life with allergic disease and the risk of anaphylaxis can impact on quality of life, and life experiences. The e-Book Preparing for Camp with Food Allergies isa guide for parents, schools and camps.

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Stress and comfort eating: the hormone connection - Hormones Australia

During stress, eating certain foods seems to make us feel better. Dr Belinda Henry explains the hormones underlying the urge to comfort eat, and why they make us feel less stressed.

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Fish - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Fish allergy (finned fish) affects about 0.5 percent of the population. Seafood allergy tends to be life-long and is more common in adults than children. People who have a seafood allergy are usually only allergic to one group of seafood but can tolerate seafood of another variety.Those who are allergic to prawns can usually tolerate finned fish but care must be taken because of the real risk of cross contamination in storage, preparation and cooking of the seafood. Occasionally people have br

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A positive experience - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

A positive anaphylaxis experience

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Resources - Glycemic Index Foundation

We have a number of fact sheets, infographics, meal plans, recipes and more that you can discover and help you towards following a healthy low GI diet.

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