There’s more disappointing news about multivitamins: Two major studies found popping the pills did not protect ageing men’s brains or help heart attack survivors.
Kate Hagan Major study finds commonly used dietary supplements do not extend the life of older women.
Rachel Clun Thanks to nutritional labelling and education, most of us know or have a rough idea how much junk food makes an acceptable portion.
Ask the expert
Susie Burrell Sometimes the difference between healthy eating or not is a few simply dietary swaps to take you from a B minus in nutrition to a glowing A plus - and just a warning, some of these simple swaps may...
Tom Sanders Our understanding of fats - including which ones are actually good for us - is evolving.
Sarah Berry Breaking bread was once a simple act. That was 30,000-odd years ago, when it was just flour and water, hot stone and love.
Paula Goodyer Our genes sometimes influence how our bodies interact with certain nutrients and a new area of research suggests that tweaking our diet to meet those needs more precisely will do a better job of...
Food for thought
Paula Goodyer There’s an interaction between genes and diet that can increase the risk of health problems for some people if they eat a certain way.
Want to live a long life?
Kate Quilton Kate Quilton travelled the globe to countries with 80 per cent obesity, and one where a village has found the secret of eternal youth (two glasses of wine a day helps).
The Duchess of Cambridge worked hard for her slim post-pregnancy figure, and now she's taking on an unusual diet to boost her complexion.
Lucy Carroll Australians are eating less fruit and vegetables than ever before, with teenagers leading the charge in unhealthy eating dominated by fast food, new data from the Bureau of Statistics shows.
Sarah Berry Few know what actually gluten is, only that it will make you fat, lead to bloating and that eating it is akin to satanism.
Sarah Berry Kale does not even make the top 10 powerhouse fruits and vegetables, according to a new study.
Clifford Fram You can drink as many green smoothies as you like, but no immune-boosting magic potion is going to protect the average person from catching a cold or the flu.
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer If the Americans, Brits and Canadians are allowed to eat hemp, why aren't we?
Sarah Berry It turns out that there is good food for thought behind many so-called fad diets. In addition to this they are not as different as first appearances suggest.
Susie Burrell As we learn more and more about nutrition, and the greater the number of "experts" out there publishing diet books inevitably leads to the propagation of new diet beliefs and trends, whether or not...
Stuart Gray I am always amazed by the wide range of sports nutrition products on sale in gyms.
Dr Max Pemberton Why we tend to forget everything we know about biology, physiology and nutrition at the start of the year.
Rachel Clun There's no denying it – Beyonce looked smoking hot in her Grammy Awards performance with husband Jay-Z last month.