How to eat
Paula Goodyer Scientists from the University of Copenhagen believe a higher protein/ lower carbohydrate pattern of eating is the way to go.
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...
Chew on This
Paula Goodyer We've known for a while that exercise can improve depression but could a healthier diet also help tame the black dog?
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.
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.
Nicky Phillips High-protein, Atkins-style diets may keep you leaner but they are unlikely to help you live longer.
Not such a healthy choice
Sandy Smith You may think choosing a diet soft drink over a can of sugary fizz is a healthy choice. After all, they contain virtually no kilojoules right? Think again.
Paula Goodyer Plant foods may help protect against breast cancer - but they don't undo the risk of being overweight.
Kathleen Alleaume The "alkaline" diet claims to whittle the waistline, curb inflammatory conditions and even cure cancer. Yet the evidence supporting any of these health claims is pretty slim.
Mark Bittman New Year's resolutions tend to be big, impressive promises that we adhere to for short periods of time - that blissful stretch of January when we are starving ourselves, exercising daily and reading...
Sarah Berry Nearly 30 per cent of Aussie adults are obese, but we have still squeezed into the top ten per cent of countries with the healthiest diet.
Sarah Berry Far from extinct, the caveman is making a comeback.
In the name of science
Harry Wallop Having made a name experimenting on himself, TV presenter Michael Mosley is pushing himself to the limit for science – or, as far as his wife can stand.
Too good to be true?
Kristy O'Kane Our personal favourite: the Hollywood Cookie Diet.
Susie Burrell It often comes as a surprise to clients that it is not the one-off treats or restaurant or fast-food meals that send our diets off the rails, rather it is the poor dietary habits that become so...
The God diet
Sarah Berry Many of us are familiar with the struggle to lose weight, for god's sake. But the "Daniel diet" takes things literally, by taking the bible as a health manual.
Carole Hungerford might be a GP, but she is not a fan of the way the business of medicine works. Not even close. ''Mainstream medicine is run by the drug companies.
Jill Stark A world-first study by Australian researchers will investigate whether major depression can be treated with wholesome food.
Sarah Berry Are these foods going to make you that much healthier or are they just going to make you broke?
Tim Barlass A new diet where calorie intake is cut to a quarter of the recommended daily intake for two days a week could be more effective than simply reducing calories over a whole diet.