Vitamin and mineral supplements: when are they needed?

Most people should be able to get all the vitamins and minerals they need by eating a balanced diet. However,

Eat healthy, live longer

Observational research consistently links healthy dietary patterns and lifestyle habits to a longer life. What is less well described in

Why your gut microbiome should matter to you

The more scientists understand about the gut microbiome, the more closely linked to our overall health it seems to be.

Video: Dietary clues to a healthy microbiome

Our gut bacteria play a crucial role in our health. Feed these microbes well and the digestive system will work

Alcohol and Christmas tips

Holidays bring with them parties and gatherings, along with more opportunities than usual to drink alcohol with family and friends.

Video: Is hemp the new superfood?

Video transcript The cannabis plant – Cannabis sativa is cultivated to produce hemp and cannabis. The difference is the level of cannabinoids

Vitamin supplements may do more harm than good

Nutritional supplements are big business, with one recent survey finding that 29 per cent of Australians take at least one

Video: Gluten sensitivity may exist mostly in the mind

A gluten-free diet is a cornerstone of managing the very real and serious autoimmune condition of coeliac disease. But the

Video: Healthy habits need a nudge

Applying the principle of small subtle changes in the food environment to ‘nudge’ people to healthier food choices has been

Childhood obesity

If you are worried that your child may be above a healthy weight, you’re not alone. In Australia, more than

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