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Plunger, espresso, filter? Just because your coffee is bitter, doesn’t mean it’s ‘stronger’

Image: Devin Avery/Unsplash Coffee – one bean with many possibilities. A big choice is how to brew it: espresso, filter, plunger, percolator, instant and more....

Is fake meat healthy? And what’s actually in it?

Image: Shutterstock The popularity of plant-based proteins, or “fake meat”, has increased in recent years as consumers look to eat fewer animal products. In fact,...

Food and drinks are getting sweeter. Even if it’s not all sugar, it’s bad for our health

Image: Unsplash/Rod Long Humans have an evolutionary preference for sweetness. Sweet foods, like fruit and honey, were an important energy source for our ancestors. However, in the modern...

Low iron is a health risk made worse by COVID. How to get more without reaching for supplements

Image: Shutterstock “Beauty is an iron mine,” once remarked the Australian mining magnate, Gina Reinhart. She was talking about a precious resource, but iron is...

How to save $50 off your food bill and still eat tasty, nutritious meals

Image: Shutterstock Grocery prices have taken a hike upwards for a host of reasons, including the rising costs of petrol, fertiliser and labour. You could “shop...

Lemon water won’t detox or energise you. But it may affect your body in other ways

Image: Shutterstock If you believe anecdotes online, drinking lukewarm water with a splash of lemon juice is detoxifying, energising and soothing. Water and lemon juice on their...