Peptic ulcers

What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a lesion or sore on the protective lining of the stomach

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

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

How school policies can prevent obesity

Overweight and obesity in children are worrying health concerns. One way that public health programs can help address this is

Want to eat healthier? Practice gratitude

Eating healthier tops the list of many New Year’s resolutions but despite the best of intentions it is not always

How supermarkets can help a community

The modern supermarket is more than a place to buy food and essential items. It is a living testament to

How to reduce food cravings

A food craving is a frequent and intense desire to eat a particular type of food. It’s not necessarily a

Can a ritual improve self-control?

For some people who are striving to improve their health with positive eating changes, self-control may be a personal quality

Do meal replacements work for weight loss?

Meal replacements products such as portion-controlled meals, soups, shakes and bars are popular weight-loss options. A review of their benefits

The benefits of an active commute

It’s estimated that more than 60% of Australian adults are overweight or obese. The majority of this is attributable to

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