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 sugar-tax decrease our sugar consumption?

Traffic light labelling, healthier drinks in the home and price increases all decreased the consumption of sugary drinks. There’s been

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

Sugar and sugar cravings

Our love of sugar has never been higher – since 1960 consumption has tripled. Too much sugar can lead to

Dental Health Week

Only half of Australian adults clean their teeth twice a day and 90 per cent of Australian adults have tooth

Keeping a stable weight can cut diabetes risk

Type 2 diabetes is a global health problem affecting around 414 million adults. The disease usually develops over many years

Exercise improves blood sugar in women with gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. It is characterised by higher than normal

Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes (insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus) is an autoimmune disease in which the pancreas is unable to produce enough of

Video: Fibre and gut bacteria improve diabetes

Changing the diet of people with type 2 diabetes to include more high-fibre foods has been found to promote the

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