carbohydrates

Glycaemic index

The glycaemic index (GI) is a measure that applies to carbohydrate-containing foods and gives some clues as to whether eating

The man with a brewery in his gut

Sometimes there are cases that completely flummox the medical establishment. So it was in the case of a healthy, 46-year-old

Keto diet

The keto diet is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet. The lack of carbohydrates forces your body into a metabolic state called

Can a low-carbohydrate diet help migraine sufferers?

Migraines affect between 10 and 15 percent of Australians. Nearly all migraine sufferers experience reductions in social activities and work

Is saturated fat bad for the heart?

Heart disease is a major cause of death and disability in Australia and places a substantial financial burden on the

Video: Poor diet responsible for 1 in 5 deaths

Video transcript Is it possible that bad diets kill more people than cigarettes? According to the Global Burden of Disease

Weight loss surgery linked to drinking problems

Bariatric surgery has proved to be extremely effective for weight loss in people who have exercised, and not succeeded, in

How food texture changes eating speed

Portion sizes of foods have grown over the years, accompanied by expanding waistlines and the energy density of the food

The health benefits of a Mediterranean diet

Considered one of the world’s healthiest dietary patterns, and certainly the most well- researched, the Mediterranean diet is linked to

Takeaway food

Takeaway foods are handy for those occasions when you don’t have time to prepare a meal or are away from

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