The best diet for heart-health

An expert panel of 25 nutritionists, physicians and dietitians have rated the little-known Ornish diet the best for heart-health.

Mental Health

Foods to ease anxiety and stress and those you should avoid

Many people are feeling anxious and stressed at the moment, but what you eat can make you feel better about things.


Dietitian busts seven common diet and wellness myths

A dietitian separates fact from fiction and tells why Dr Google can be a dangerous source of information.


Signs you are low on vitamin C

Your body doesn’t make or store vitamin C, so you have to eat it every day.

Food and Recipes

This diet change could save your eyesight

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of irreversible blindness among the elderly. AMD costs Australians an estimated 750 million annually and severely affects quality of life.


This simple dietary change can lower your risk of heart disease

A plant-based diet may be the key to lowering the risk of developing heart disease.

Health news

Avoiding the Christmas bloat

It’s Christmas – the time to cut loose and indulge, but all that excessive eating, drinking and partying comes with a cost. What is the best way to recover after a big Christmas meal?


Is your brain at risk from inadequate intake of ‘forgotten’ nutrient?

A national nutrition body is warning that 90 per cent of Australians are not consuming adequate quantities of choline. Scientists are even labelling it the “forgotten nutrient”.

Health news

Obesity rate depends on where you live: report

Regional New South Wales is home to the highest obesity rates in Australia according to the Australian Health Tracker by Area report released on Thursday.

Health news

The new diet drink you already have in your cupboard

But if you needed another reason to drink coffee, how does the phrase ‘weight loss’ inspire you? Because even if you are not predisposed to a cup of joe, you may be about to change your mind.

Health news

It takes 21 litres of water to produce a small chocolate bar. How water-wise is your diet?

Have you ever thought about the water-scarcity impacts of producing your favourite foods? The answers may surprise you.


Will a vegetarian diet increase your risk of stroke?

A UK study finding vegetarianism is associated with a higher risk of stroke than a meat-eating diet has made headlines around the world.

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