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Paula Goodyer If the Americans, Brits and Canadians are allowed to eat hemp, why aren't we?
Paula Goodyer If you think exercise is an optional extra, this could change your mind
Strong at every age
Paula Goodyer If you still see exercise as an optional extra, not a health essential, science is finding more reasons to change your mind - including new research that suggests strong muscles are good medicine.
Calories and kilojoules
Paula Goodyer The hope is that we're getting a better grasp of how many kJs we need each day - and which foods make us overshoot the mark
Paula Goodyer Plant foods may help protect against breast cancer - but they don't undo the risk of being overweight.
Meat Free Week
Paula Goodyer The Meat Free Week campaign wants us to go meatless for a good cause - but are we up for the challenge?
Paula Goodyer The power of celebrities to influence our health can be a mixed blessing
Paula Goodyer A cleaner way of living has improved our health in some ways - but is it also messing with our immune systems?
Healthy blood pressure plan
Paula Goodyer Why detoxing the shopping trolley can improve your blood pressure.
Food on the brain
Paula Goodyer Why you don't need to ditch grains for a sharper brain
Paula Goodyer It's not just post-natal depression that's hard on mothers - it's also the guilt that goes with it.
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?
Paula Goodyer With bowel cancer now the second most common cancer in Australia, that alone might be enough reason to dust off your dahl recipe.
Paula Goodyer Hard-to-manage blood sugar levels can make it difficult to exercise with Type 1 diabetes - but a new program is showing the way.
Not for wimps
Paula Goodyer Short, sharp workouts can really boost your fitness - but they're not for wimps
Giving fasting a go
Paula Goodyer When obesity researcher Amanda Salis tried fasting she found some unexpected benefits
Waste of money?
Paula Goodyer Are multivitamins a way to plug nutritional gaps - or a waste of money?
Paula Goodyer Fitness is possible at any size: it just takes the right exercise - and a little kindness from other people.
Paula Goodyer Some white breads come with added fibre and nutrients - but are they as good as wholegrain?
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer Besides not smoking, staying at a healthy weight is our best defence against cancer