Dr Max Pemberton Why we tend to forget everything we know about biology, physiology and nutrition at the start of the year.
New year, new you - but how hard is it to embark on a radical health regimen? Three people put their bodies on the line.
True or false
By Nicky Phillips There's nothing new about detoxing, people have been doing it for centuries.
Bronwyn McNulty Nutrients up, negativity down. How to get the most out of a health overhaul.
Labour of love
Michelle Bridges Just four months of clean living increases conception chance, says Michelle Bridges.
L.V. Anderson BuzzFeed unveiled "a two-week detox plan that's actually realistic" this week, and it made me want to throw a head of broccoli at my computer screen.
Sarah Berry I am speaking with a woman about her first colonic, when she was 21. She tells me that she had blocked the pipe.
Paula Goodyer The power of celebrities to influence our health can be a mixed blessing
Damon Cronshaw Health experts have warned against crazy fad diets, after reports of people eating orange-juice soaked cotton balls and losing teeth from a lemon-juice detox.
Cassy Small Do you work so hard before your holidays that you end up falling in a heap within the first couple of days?
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.
Amy Gray There's always someone in the office kitchen preparing the latest fad diet for lunch.
Amy Corderoy The human need for protein is so powerful we are driven to over-eat in our search to consume more of it, Sydney researchers say.
Sarah Berry Meal replacements or real meals; what's the best way to rein it in?
The sweet life
Sarah Berry If you're not sure, try quitting. A total sugar detox is tough but rewarding, writes Sarah Berry.
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?
Angus Holland Sugar is leaving a bad taste in the mouth of some food campaigners, who claim it’s an addictive health hazard. But does their argument have any bite?
Sarah Berry She's had her ups and downs, but Ajay Rochester fears her compulsive eating will kill her.
Effie Mann After listening to her sister and housemate reel off its many health benefits, Philippa Hinton went out and bought herself a copy of I Quit Sugar, an eight-week detox program and recipe book written...