Diet and Fitness
Rachel Clun 12:00 AM New research suggests running may slow down the ageing process, but a Sydney academic urges caution.
Paula Goodyer What if there were an eating plan that helped you lose weight while still allowing a generous amount of food including – gasp – carbs?
More than 2.1 billion people globally - or nearly 30 per cent of the world's population - are now overweight or obese, with the figure set to rise further by 2030, according to a study published Thursday.
Livia Gamble It’s no secret that certain fats are bad for you and trans fats are the worst in terms of heart disease weight control.
Rachel Clun A person's stance while texting could be putting 27 kilograms of strain on their neck.
Healthy summer eating
Susie Burrell Eating at barbecues is healthy if you get the right mix.
Shared moments that matter
Luke Ryan This year, for the first time in my 29 years on Earth, I will not be in the same house as my parents when I wake up on the morning of the 25th.
Jane E. Brody Many people of those who suffer from eating food containing gluten do not have coeliac disease.
Rachel Clun Spoiler alert: It's less than a whole doughnut.
Roberto A. Ferdman There's no easy way to say this: You're eating too much chocolate, all of you. And it's getting so out of hand that the world could be headed towards a potentially disastrous (if you love chocolate) scenario if it doesn't stop.
Paula Goodyer Although most of the seaweed we eat comes from Asia, there are seaweeds that are native to Australia. But it could be a while before they end up on our dinner plates.
Livia Gamble A new study has shed some light on why we cry when we are happy.
Sarah Berry There is a predictor of whether exercise will help you lose or gain weight, a new study has found.
Health experts are worried
Sarah Berry The latest trend of women with eating disorders has sounded alarm bells among doctors.
Susie Burrell Forget what we should not be eating; instead let’s focus on the powerful super foods that pack a serious nutrition hit for their punch and the foods that we should aim to eat on a daily basis.
Sarah Berry A new study by researchers in Portugal and the Netherlands has found high levels of air pollutants in gyms.