Cassy Small Australia is up there with the world's fattest countries. What are the thinner, healthier countries doing right?
Paula Goodyer We put ham in our sandwiches and chorizo in pasta. There's pepperoni on the Friday night pizza, sausages at Saturday morning soccer and bacon with Sunday's big breakfast.
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Paula Goodyer With ten per cent of bowel cancer now linked to processed meat, should we swap ham for hummus?
Charmaine Yabsley If you dreamt of a tutu when you were a child, then dust off your leotard. Ballet is back.
The fitness industry is worth more than $1.2 billion a year nationally, and Sydney's body beautiful obsession means we contribute more than our fair share.
Ewa Kretowicz As Australia tips towards becoming the fourth fattest nation in the world, carbohydrates and sugar are the latest scapegoat.
Lissa Christopher Acupuncture can reduce hay fever symptoms, new research shows.
Compiled By Tara Murphy Five things to improve your life.
Charmaine Yabsley It's said that yoga can relieve a range of conditions from depression to low libido.
Sarah Berry While we take vitamins and supplements to improve our health, new research confirms they can be more of a hindrance than a help.
Paula Goodyer Scientists are looking to the plant world to improve mental performance.
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Paula Goodyer Can herbs and B vitamins help protect ageing brains?
Many experts believe clever motivational strategies may be more effective than brute willpower when it comes to developing and maintaining a fitness routine, writes K. Aleisha Fetters.
There are many good reasons to eat breakfast and make it a substantial and nutritious meal, writes Elaine Gordon.
Sarah Berry Detoxing is a popular kick-start to health after festive excesses.
Sarah Berry What made these three diets the biggest lemons of the year, according to dietitians around Australia?
Sarah Berry We take it for granted, but the way we breathe can affect our physical and emotional health, from burning more fat to giving us a six pack.
Sarah Berry An apple a day might keep the doctor away, provided you eat the peel. But not all fruit is as good for us as we are led to believe.
Sarah Berry Is stevia the sweet solution to the sugar 'problem'?