Vegan

Top five tips for going vegan

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Rachel Clun There's no denying it – Beyonce looked smoking hot in her Grammy Awards performance with husband Jay-Z last month.

Accidental vegan sets pulses racing

Paula Goodyer The US might be the birthplace of the quadruple bypass burger (available with 20 slices of bacon), but it's also home to the Meatless Monday movement and some of the most passionate promoters of...

Definition debate

Vegan call to rename food group

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Vegans are lobbying the federal government to rename one of the five key food groups.

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When healthy eating becomes an unhealthy obsession

Jordan Younger has turned away from veganism and is recovering from orthorexia nervosa.

Rose Powell Jordan loved being a vegan. Until it evolved into something far more dangerous.

Autism link: Outrage as PETA declares war on milk

Fear mongering: One of PETA's controversial autism ads.

Rose Powell An ad alleging links between autism and dairy foods sparks online outrage.

New theory

Will giving up dairy defeat cancer?

Researchers have created a calf whose milk could be drunk by those who are lactose intolerant.

Cherrill Hicks A leading scientist and cancer survivor says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products, writes Cherrill Hicks.

'Complexion-boosting' diet

Kate Middleton's extreme diet

Kate Middleton faces yet another privacy scandal.

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.

Food festivities

Healthy Easter treats

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Sarah Berry Whether you are a raw foodist, part of the popular Paleo brigade or on a sugar-free crusade, you don't have to miss out on the foodie festivities over Easter.

Going green

Jay-Z goes green

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Sarah Berry It's hardly what you expect from a cigar-smoking, bling-toting, former drug dealer, but Jay-Z (and wife Beyonce) are going green.

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Food and fiction

Paula Goodyer Myths about nutrition are nothing new but thanks to the internet, misinformation about food can spread like a virus as half truths are rapidly twisted into ''facts''.

Myth busters

Food fact or fiction?

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Paula Goodyer Spinach is packed with iron; meat rots in your stomach - the food myths we should lay to rest.

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No one needs a 'detox'

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Dr Max Pemberton Why we tend to forget everything we know about biology, physiology and nutrition at the start of the year.

Road test

Paleo vs raw vs detox: Three extreme diets put to the test

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Radical Dieters

New year, new you - but how hard is it to embark on a radical health regimen? Three people put their bodies on the line.

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Eat well, spend less

Healthy eating on a shoestring budget

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Melissa Shedden Eating a well-balanced and nutritious diet can put added financial pressure on Australians' hip pockets. Not with these seven clever ideas – your body and wallet will thank you for it.

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Strange beliefs

Michelle Pfeiffer: The day I realised I was part of a cult

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Claire Duffin Actress Michelle Pfeiffer has disclosed that she was once part of a "cult" which believed humans can exist without food or water.

Celebrity vegans

Vegans are glam!

Graham Osborne Why more and more celebrities are refusing to eat meat or dairy products.

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Diet and disease: what's the link?

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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.

Raw food

'I can take any diet and tear it apart'

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Sarah Berry David 'Avocado' Wolfe doesn't believe in diets. Which is surprising given that he is arguably the world's most famous raw foodie.

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Holistic fitness

Meet the 'fitness whisperer'

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Amy Molloy Massages, buttery toast, long baths and less workouts... It sounds too good to be true, but Sydney's newest fitness guru says his regime can change your body.

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Semi vego

The meat lover's guide to going vegetarian

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Paula Goodyer Six years ago New York Times food writer Mark Bittman was overweight and pre-diabetic - until he overhauled his diet.

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