Healthy Living

How much is too much TV?

On average, Australians watch two hours and 39 minutes of broadcast television in their home every day. That number has

The benefits of an active commute

It’s estimated that more than 60% of Australian adults are overweight or obese. The majority of this is attributable to

Can eating fruit and vegetables really make you happier?

Fruits and vegetables have numerous health benefits. In Australia, however, just six percent of people eat the recommended amount of

From the mouth to the brain

A lot of research has shown that our oral health is associated with other aspects of physical health. Dental decay

Something fishy about fish oil?

There has been an almighty spat about fish oil capsules which started a number of years ago and has recently

Do healthy diets make for empty wallets?

New research has uncovered that the more expensive a food is, the more a person is likely to rate it

What does a good diet really mean?

Australian research has found that focusing on your whole diet rather than obsessing on individual nutrients pays off in terms

The mysteries of fermenting milk

Humans have been fermenting milk from different types of cattle since early farming began.  The process of fermentation commenced with

Can a good night sleep prevent obesity in kids?

The time that kids go to bed is an important determinant of how long they will sleep for. Later bedtimes

What we know about e-cigarettes?

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are a device that delivers nicotine or other chemicals to people via an aerosol vapour. They are

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