Nutrition & Healthy Weight

Animation: Effects of obesity

Obesity (excess body fat) is an increasingly important issue in Australia. Doctors use the body mass index (BMI) to determine

Swallow your own gastric balloon to lose weight

A capsule pill that releases a balloon in the gut has proved an effective means of losing weight in a

5 Signs you may be lactose intolerant

Lactose intolerance is a food intolerance caused by an inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and dairy

Metabolic syndrome

What is metabolic syndrome? Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions — all of which increase the risk of heart

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