Sceptic – Why fat and salt tastes so good

Sceptic – Why fat and salt tastes so good

Why do we love eating fat and salt? We all love salt and fat, and those who say they don’t are lying to themselves and to their genes. Do we have a choice? Could there be a physiological need for hot chips? Tonic’s resident sceptic Richard Brophy wonders… Tonic TV |...
Protein powder

Protein powder

Tonic’s resident sceptic Rich Brophy wonders whether protein powders are the holy grail in the search for the perfect body. Tonic TV |T-S041 |S02E10
Baked Cheesecake

Baked Cheesecake

When we think of therapy we often think of medications, but food can be therapeutic too. Nikki Heyder shows us how to make a delicious, low fat cheesecake that’s high in calcium to help prevent osteoporosis. Why not make this delicious treat work hard for your health?...
Minus the Meat – Stuffed Capsicums

Minus the Meat – Stuffed Capsicums

Going ‘meatless’ a couple of times a week has significant benefits for our health, and can help slow the creep of those pesky extras kilos over time. On Minus the Meat we see Nikki and Jimmy battle it out in the kitchen to make delicious and healthy recipes the whole...
Important information about selenium

Important information about selenium

Tonic investigates popular mineral supplement selenium – worth it or waste of time? Australians have some of the most expensive urine in the world due to the vast amounts of supplements we consume, from herbs to vitamins to minerals. The question is, are they saving...
Minus the Meat – Mini hamburgers

Minus the Meat – Mini hamburgers

Going ‘meatless’ a couple of times a week has significant benefits for our health, and can help slow the creep of those pesky extras kilos over time. On Minus the Meat we see Nikki and Jimmy battle it out in the kitchen to make delicious and healthy recipes the whole...
Food to fight prostate cancer

Food to fight prostate cancer

When somebody develops cancer they often wonder if there’s something they could change in their diet to help control the tumour. Some exploit that by inventing mad diets which can do a lot of harm, but research at the University of California, Los Angeles, is finding...
Minus the Meat – San Choy Bow

Minus the Meat – San Choy Bow

Studies have shown excess meat consumption is positively associated with weight gain in men and women, and excess consumption of red meat can significantly reduce your lifespan. We encourage viewers to go ‘meatless’ just two days a week to help save those creeping...
Food Fix – Roast vegetable and quinoa salad

Food Fix – Roast vegetable and quinoa salad

When we think of therapy we think of medications, but food can be therapeutic too. On this week’s Food Fix, a delicious roasted vegetable and quinoa salad that’s crying out to be a weekly table favourite, as well as a great lunch option for those of us watching our...
Food fix – Healthy muffins for kids

Food fix – Healthy muffins for kids

Food Fix looks at foods that can help when it comes to your health. Children love sweet snacks, and it can be difficult to keep them away from the treats they want that are often packed with sugar, preservatives and food colourings. Nikki has the perfect solution in...
Food Fix – Warm beetroot salad

Food Fix – Warm beetroot salad

Food Fix looks at foods that can help when it comes to your health. Beetroot is a wonderful root vegetable that’s high in fibre, low in calories and fat free. It’s also a powerful source of antioxidants – which chase away damaging free radicals that age cells and...
Self induced Famine

Self induced Famine

Tonic’s resident sceptic Rich Brophy reminisces about his feeble attempt at a 40 Hour Famine, and explores what happens to the body when it goes into starvation mode. Tonic TV |T-S040 |S02E11
Food Fix – Vegetarian lasagne

Food Fix – Vegetarian lasagne

When we think of therapy we often think of medications, but food can be therapeutic too. One of the biggest problems affecting Australians is not getting enough fresh fruit and vegetables in their diet, so on this week’s Food Fix, Nikki Heyder shows us how to make a...
Food Fix – Baked cheesecake

Food Fix – Baked cheesecake

When we think of therapy we often think of medications, but food can be therapeutic too. On this week’s Food Fix, Nikki Heyder shows us how to make a delicious, low fat cheesecake that’s high in calcium to help prevent osteoporosis. Why not make this delicious treat...
Food Fix – Salmon patty cakes

Food Fix – Salmon patty cakes

When we think of therapy we think of medications, but food can be therapeutic too. On this week’s Food Fix, Nikki Heyder serves up delicious and easy Salmon patties packed with healthy Omega 3 fatty acids. Tonic TV |T-S043 I S03E10
Food Fix – lamb stew

Food Fix – lamb stew

Our newest segment Food Fix looks at foods that studies suggest will help improve your health and aid in fighting common illnesses. With the focus on iron this week, our resident kitchen whiz Nikki Heyder has the perfect lamb and lentil stew to keep you toasty warm...
Food Fix – Chocolate cake

Food Fix – Chocolate cake

Tonic’s Food Fix looks at foods that help when it comes to your health. Studies have suggested chocolate can help improve feelings of depression, so Nikki Heyder bakes an indulgent chocolate cake with fresh berries – guaranteed to brighten your day. Ingredients...
Banana porridge with berries

Banana porridge with berries

When we think of therapy we often think of medications, but food can be therapeutic too. On this week’s Food Fix, Nikki Heyder puts a healthy spin on classic porridge. It’s simple, it’s delicious, and it’s good for you, the best way to start the day! Ingredients...
Food Fix – Gluten Free Banana Bread

Food Fix – Gluten Free Banana Bread

Chef Nikki Heyder prepares a healthy banana bread, that is perfect to share or as a lunchbox snack for your children. Click to view the recipe PDF here http://tonicondemand.com.au/Portals/TonicTV/PDF/TonicTV-Banana-Bread.pdf Ingredients 2 ripe bananas 5 eggs 2 ½ cups...
Moroccan Baked Eggs – Food Fix

Moroccan Baked Eggs – Food Fix

Chef Nikki Heyder prepares Moroccan Baked Eggs, a perfect treat for a weekend breakfast or brunch! Tonic TV | T-S149 | S05E05
Asian Chicken Salad – Tonic Food Fix

Asian Chicken Salad – Tonic Food Fix

Asian Chicken Salad – Tonic Food Fix with Nikki Heyder. Chef Nikki Heyder prepares her own take on the paleo diet with her own simple and refreshing Thai chicken salad. Ingredients Carrot Red onion, finely sliced Carrot, grated Spinach Chinese cabbage Red...
Asian Chicken Salad – Tonic Food Fix

Asian Chicken Salad – Tonic Food Fix

Asian Chicken Salad – Tonic Food Fix with Nikki Heyder Chef Nikki Heyder prepares her own take on the paleo diet with her own simple and refreshing Thai chicken salad. To watch all the videos in this series, please click below – The Origins of Language...
Minus the meat – beef involtini

Minus the meat – beef involtini

Going ‘meatless’ a couple of times a week has significant benefits for our health, and can help slow the creep of those pesky extras kilos over time. On Minus the Meat we see Nikki and Jimmy battle it out in the kitchen to make delicious and healthy recipes the whole...
Minus the meat – burritos

Minus the meat – burritos

Going ‘meatless’ a couple of times a week has significant benefits for our health, and can help slow the creep of those pesky extras kilos over time. On Minus the Meat we see Nikki and Jimmy battle it out in the kitchen to make delicious and healthy recipes the whole...
Minus the meat – Lamb Korma

Minus the meat – Lamb Korma

Going ‘meatless’ a couple of times a week has significant benefits for our health, and can help slow the creep of those pesky extras kilos over time. On Minus the Meat we see Nikki and Jimmy battle it out in the kitchen to make delicious and healthy recipes the whole...
Minus the meat – Lamb Ragu

Minus the meat – Lamb Ragu

We don’t have to eat very many extra calories to put on quite a lot of weight over a short period of time. Just a little bit each week gives you a kilo or two at the end of the year and a few years go by and you’ve put on a lot of weight. You can save calories by...
Minus the meat – Pad Thai

Minus the meat – Pad Thai

Going ‘meatless’ a couple of times a week has significant benefits for our health, and can help slow the creep of those pesky extras kilos over time. On Minus the Meat we see Nikki and Jimmy battle it out in the kitchen to make delicious and healthy recipes the whole...
Minus the meat – pies

Minus the meat – pies

It’s no mystery how we put on weight, just a few extra calories a day, which over a year add up to a kilo and over 10 years add up to 10 kilos or more. Before you know it you’ve got a fat tummy, you’re overweight, and may be heading towards becoming obese. The way to...
Minus the meat – Pizza

Minus the meat – Pizza

Going ‘meatless’ a couple of times a week has significant benefits for our health, and can help slow the creep of those pesky extras kilos over time. On Minus the Meat this week – pizza your family and friends will love. See Nikki give Jimmy a serious run for his...
Minus the meat – rice paper rolls

Minus the meat – rice paper rolls

Going ‘meatless’ a couple of times a week has significant benefits for our health, and can help slow the creep of those pesky extras kilos over time. On Minus the Meat this week – rice paper rolls! They’re perfect party food and a healthy and a delicious meal the...
Minus the meat – sausage rolls

Minus the meat – sausage rolls

Going ‘meatless’ a couple of times a week has significant benefits for our health, and can help slow the creep of those pesky extras kilos over time. On Minus the Meat Nikki and Jimmy battle it out in the kitchen to make delicious and healthy recipes the whole family...