Olivia Riordan Adventurous sommeliers are leading the way in offering apt alternatives to alcohol, writes Olivia Riordan.
Nina Larson Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organisation said on Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise.
Catherine Rodie Can giving up booze for just one month really make a long-term difference to our health, wellbeing and relationship with alcohol?
Mark Metherell Top health groups are stepping up pressure on the government to lift the price of cheap alcohol to curb excessive drinking.
Mark Metherell THE high risk of foetal alcohol syndrome to the babies of drinking mothers has spurred a bipartisan group of federal MPs to call for the introduction of health warnings on liquor products.
Sugar is so harmful that it should be controlled in the same way as tobacco and alcohol, according to a team of leading public health experts.
Catharine Munro Teenagers who drink heavily can associate bad experiences such as vomiting and car accidents with pleasure, according to a US expert on alcohol abuse.
Sarah Berry Half of the men and one third of women in Australia will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. If this statistic wasn't sobering enough, much of it is preventable.
Has the fun gone out of food?
Sandy Smith Can you enjoy a bowl of ice-cream without the guilt? Do you drink red wine instead of white because it contains more antioxidants? How often do you eat something just because you like the taste of it...
Sarah Berry Australian culture is marinated in alcohol, but where do we sit in the worldwide list of biggest boozers?
Dr Peter Steidl Neuroscientist Dr Peter Steidl explains how we can overcome our brain's barriers to achieve our weight loss goals for good.
How to age happily
John Bingham Experts on the process of ageing are recommending a dose of One Direction as part of their prescription for a happy and successful old age.
Paula Goodyer Sweetening the breakfast oats or baking banana bread used to be simple; just use a little sugar or honey.
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...
Surprising food facts
Rachel Clun Here are some foods that you should avoid if you want to stave off hunger pangs.
Tom Sanders Our understanding of fats - including which ones are actually good for us - is evolving.
Chew on This
Paula Goodyer Not long ago Washington Post fitness columnist Vicky Hallett floated the idea of Workout Wear Friday – a call to action to allow workers to wear exercise clothes to the office one day a week.
Paula Goodyer It’s never easy when someone you love becomes dependent on a drug – but in the case of ice, you also have to cope with their chaotic behaviour.
Sex and obesity
Matty Silver With obesity rates on the rise, the effects of being overweight have attracted increasing attention, but one aspect of this problem is too often overlooked - the impact on male sexual dysfunction.
Sarah Berry Pete ''Activated Almonds'' Evans isn't afraid of cooking up a little controversy for his cause.