Foods that are good for your heart and your waistline

It’s really not too difficult to eat a diet that safeguards your heart. And a heart healthy diet can also be good for your waistline.


Could an anti-inflammatory diet transform your health?

It’s natural – and often sensible – to turn to medicine to help treat health problems, but have you considered the role food could play…


Bloating: causes and foods that can fix it

Are you suffering from that classic condition known as 'overeating'? There's a way to fix that. Try these foods to help reduce your swollen stomach.

Health news

High blood pressure before the age of 50 is dangerous later in life

University research has found that higher than normal blood pressure before the age of 50 is linked to more extensive brain damage in later life.


Ban these fats to save lives and money, say experts

Removing trans fats from the Australian diet could save 2000 lives and $8 million per year, says the George Institute for Global Health.


Flavanols in dark chocolate benefit your brain, heart and mood

Flavanols in dark chocolate have been proven to help the brain, heart and mood, but watch out for the sugar, fats and calories.


What’s you excuse for not following this diet?

Dr Catherine Itsiopoulos makes a compelling case as to why we should all follow this diet.


Five things over-65s must consider when switching to a plant-based diet

Nutritionists warn that you should know this about protein, vitamins and minerals.

Losing Weight

Are these the weirdest food fads ever?

From cabbage soup to lots of pineapple, here are the weirdest diet trends in history.

Losing Weight

Mediterranean diet improves health more than weight loss

Research concludes that a Mediterranean diet is more important for longevity than whether a person is overweight or obese.

Weight Loss

Weight loss treatments that actually work

Though they come with a hefty price tag and a list of side-effects, low energy meal replacements and a variety of prescribed medications have been shown to help weight loss.


Best and worse foods and drinks for liver health

Along with other lifestyle factors such as smoking, weight and physical activity, the healthy function of your liver is heavily dependent on your diet. Food and drink such as oats, salt, green tea, coffee, sugar, fat and broccoli can help determine your risk of disease.

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