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This seven-a-day habit could save your life

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Paula Goodyer Eating more vegies can protect our health - so how come only seven per cent of us eat enough?

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An end to fat shaming

Paula Goodyer Calling people fat doesn't make them thin - and it may make weight problems worse.

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Toxin toxout – taking action on environmental chemicals

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Paula Goodyer Synthetic chemicals like BPA and pthalates have become part of our world - but there are ways to reduce our exposure

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An anti-breast cancer diet? Watch this space

Paula Goodyer Plant foods may help protect against breast cancer - but they don't undo the risk of being overweight.

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Fish oil - a healthy choice for men or not?

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Paula Goodyer With the jury still out on the fish oil and prostate cancer link, are fish oil supplements still a good idea for men?

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Should we quit panicking about sugar?

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Paula Goodyer Yes, we eat too much sugar - but it's not the only reason we get sick and fat.

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Not for wimps

How to get fit - in just 45 minutes a week

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Paula Goodyer Short, sharp workouts can really boost your fitness - but they're not for wimps

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Giving fasting a go

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Paula Goodyer When obesity researcher Amanda Salis tried fasting she found some unexpected benefits

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Why you're never too fat to get fit

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Paula Goodyer Fitness is possible at any size: it just takes the right exercise - and a little kindness from other people.

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Why keeping off the kilos reduces cancer risk

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Paula Goodyer Besides not smoking, staying at a healthy weight is our best defence against cancer

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We should be heading off dementia at 30. Here's why

Paula Goodyer Dementia might not strike until late in life but the problems that increase the risk start earlier than we think

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Why processed meat is on the nose

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Paula Goodyer With ten per cent of bowel cancer now linked to processed meat, should we swap ham for hummus?

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Fat - the good, the bad and the confusing

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Paula Goodyer Where should you get the good oil on fat? Hint: don't ask a lawyer

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The secret to healthy blood sugar

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Paula Goodyer How much is sugar in our diet to blame for too much sugar in our blood?

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Protecting the prostate

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Paula Goodyer Lifestyle is a suspect in the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia men - but nailing specific culprits is difficult.

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The best workout buddy: your dog

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Paula Goodyer When it comes to getting fitter, a dog can be your best friend

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Should meetings be a walk in the park?

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Paula Goodyer How can we find ways of working that allow us to sit less and move more?

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Gut microbes: best friend or worst enemy?

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Paula Goodyer The kind of microbes that dwell in our gut may influence our risk of allergies, autoimmune disease and IBS - so how can we keep them happy?

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Taking your pulses

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Paula Goodyer Beans may be your brain's best friend, research suggests.

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The best alternative to sugar?

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Paula Goodyer Paula Goodyer road tests alternative sweeteners, with mixed results.

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