Diabetes

Low-fat yoghurt may reduce diabetes risk

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Kate Hagan Eating low-fat yoghurt can reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes by almost a third, a new study has shown.

Eats to beat diabetes

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Chef Michael Moore's family recipes make carbohydrate exchanges easy.

Sugar shock

The diabetes time bomb

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Thea O'connor Australia will soon have a new number one killer, and we can't ignore it.

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Diabetes risk from dining out

Jill Stark and Elise Dalley A GOURMET meal may be as bad for you as a Big Mac, according to diabetes researchers who are alarmed at the rise in young men diagnosed with the disease.

$5m boost for diabetes research

Amy Corderoy THERE are hopes Australia could become a world leader in diabetes treatment after the announcement last night of the establishment of a $5 million chair of diabetes research at the University of...

Diabetes drug's heart risk to be reviewed

THE diabetes drug Avandia will be reviewed in Australia after regulators withdrew it from the European market.

Diet low in kilojoules 'reverses' diabetes

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Jane Kirby and Hugh Macknight LONDON: People with type 2 diabetes could reverse their condition by following a very low-kilojoule diet, according to new research in Britain.

Diabetes rate soars in poorer areas

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Erik Jensen THE rate of diabetes has increased by up to 40 per cent over five years in coastal retirement areas of NSW and has reached worryingly high levels in western Sydney - areas of the state least able to...

Diabetes vaccine moves a step closer

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Kate Hagan Melbourne researchers are a step nearer to developing a vaccine for type 1 diabetes, after showing that a nasal spray can stop the body's immune system from attacking insulin-producing cells.

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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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.

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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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,...

Dame Helen Mirren's 12 minute exercise plan

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Olivia Parker Helen Mirren swears by a 12-minute fitness plan, but will it work for everyone

Food facts

Ten things you didn't know about fat

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Tom Sanders Our understanding of fats - including which ones are actually good for us - is evolving.

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Sex and obesity

Lose weight for better sex

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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.

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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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Food capsules 'could combat obesity crisis'

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Laura Donnelly Scientists say they have developed food capsules which work as a virtual gastric bypass, 'tricking' the body into thinking it is full could combat obesity crisis, experts say.

Fruit, veggies delay onset of multiple chronic diseases, study reveals

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Nicky Phillips An apple a day may keep you-know-who away, but a healthy intake of fruit will also keep your first chronic disease away too.