Nutrition & Healthy Weight

Training the brain to eat less sugar

Computer-based ‘brain training’ programs are all the rage at the moment. Now that same technology has been applied to nutrition

Getting back to fresh fruit

With the recent health focus on sugar, poor old fruit has received unwanted attention for the simple reason that it

Will a new baby improve your diet?

In Australia, there are too few fruits and vegetables eaten with only half of adults meeting the recommended two serves

Reducing our diet of ultra-processed foods

Obesity and chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes are driving premature deaths in Australia and around the world. A

Sugary drinks increase cancer risk

Sugary drinks and cancer We’re consuming more sugary drinks as the years go by. That’s been of concern because sugary

Is it better to eat standing up or sitting down?

Growing up, kids are told to sit down at the table when they’re eating. Now scientists have given credence to

Why you shouldn’t sleep with the light on

Being exposed to too much artificial light such a television or light on in the bedroom while sleeping ups the

How has fast food changed over the past 30 years

Fast food has remained a popular food choice for decades. Yet despite the push for having healthier options on the

Fasting mimicking diets (FMD)

A diet that mimics the effects of fasting is a fasting mimicking diet and has been trialled in a mouse

Salt – how to cut down

How salt affects your health Much of our processed food contains high levels of salt – something Australians don’t need

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