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The DASH diet: A great way to eat foods that are healthy AND delicious

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet is an eating plan based on eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, and choosing lean proteins, low-fat dairy, beans, nuts, and vegetable oils, while limiting sweets and foods high in saturated fats. A recent study published the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that men and… Read More »

Gas vs induction: the great cooktop debate

It used to be that nothing could beat the speed of a gas cooktop. Indeed that’s where the term ‘cooking with gas’ originates. But induction cooktops are giving gas a very solid run for its money. Even some of Australia’s top chefs vacillate between the two. Multi-hatted chef and Exectrolux ambasssador James Viles said he… Read More »

Plant a Great Vegetable Garden

Eating several servings of vegetables daily is a priority for a healthy diet. But instead of always having to run to the supermarket or local farm stand to see what looks good, why not start growing your own produce at home? Creating a vegetable garden in your own backyard (or even in window boxes, if… Read More »