Illness

Cereal offender: is it time to bin breakfast cereal?

Sarah Berry Cereal is no longer the breakfast of champions.

All pumped up to give illness the boot

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Janet Hawley People with chronic health problems are discovering that there is a miracle drug that can help them. It's called exercise.

New research

'Fat shaming' does not help people lose weight, experts say

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Making overweight and obese people feel bad about their size does not encourage them to shed excess kilograms, researchers found.

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Aussies are bigger boozers than the Brits, but Belarus tops the list

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Sarah Berry Australian culture is marinated in alcohol, but where do we sit in the worldwide list of biggest boozers?

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Jesinta Campbell's top 10 tips for Canberra Times fun run

Happy selfie: Enjoy it! It's called a fun run for a reason.

Jesinta Campbell reveals her training tips for The Canberra Times Fun Run on September 7.

Get ready for summer

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Livia Gamble Winter is just about over and as hard as we tried, some of us became victims of the cold. We exercised less and stayed in bed more.

Time to celebrate?

All fat is bad? Not so fast

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Anahad O'Connor People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have...

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Healthy habits that hold back the clock

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Paula Goodyer There’s growing evidence that what we do to boost our health on the inside can improve how we look on the outside too.

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Cervical cancer: So preventable but so often ignored

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Livia Gamble There is a fantastic amount of focus on breast cancer support and awareness. That's great, but there is another cancer we should be focusing on as well.

How to eat

World's Best Diet revealed by scientists

Fish features heavily in the 'World's Best Diet'.

Paula Goodyer Scientists from the University of Copenhagen believe a higher protein/ lower carbohydrate pattern of eating is the way to go.

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Salt: the single most harmful substance in food?

Salt: so good, but so bad?

Sarah Berry New study links salt to 1.65 million deaths annually. So how much is too much and is salt really as bad as they say?

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Green powders: the 'ultimate' lifestyle supplement?

Greens powders: the ultimate supplement?

Sarah Berry You have to be a fully fledged unsalvageable freak to enjoy green powders like spirulina or chlorella.

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The fat fad

Greased lightning: High-fat diets take off

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Theo Chapman At 5am, before he begins his six-hour training session, Tim Reed tucks into a breakfast of four eggs, sausages, full-fat yoghurt and some nuts washed down with a “bulletproof”...

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Preventing bowel cancer

Preventing bowel cancer: why you need beans with the barbecue

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Paula Goodyer The research linking meat-rich diets to a higher risk of bowel cancer often raises more questions than answers.

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Graphic fat advertisements target Victoria's obesity problem

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Graphic "toxic fat" television ads will be splashed across Victoria in a bid to tackle the state's growing obesity problem.

Combination drug therapy could help weight loss

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Julia Medew Thousands of Australians could benefit from a combination of two drugs that help people lose weight, but only if they can tolerate side-effects including depression, heart palpitations and insomnia,...

Health tonic?

Is camel milk the new superfood?

Sandy Smith Substituting cow’s milk for camel milk might not sound that appetising but a look at the health benefits and you might be queuing for a camel latte sooner than you think.

Healthy? Really?

How a Kit Kat is classified as 'healthy'

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Harriet Alexander Food companies are advertising products such as Kit Kats and Coco Pops to children because they are classified as healthy under their own nutritional standards.

Chew on This

Finding the proof that diet improves mood

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Paula Goodyer We've known for a while that exercise can improve depression but could a healthier diet also help tame the black dog?

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Paleo craze

Nutritionists warn of dangers in Paleo dieting

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Sandy Smith The Paleo diet might be heading for extinction, like the cavemen who inspired it, after the country’s leading nutrition body warned Australians that the popular eating plan is potentially...

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