Anahad O'Connor New study finds no evidence that eating saturated fat increased heart attacks and other cardiac events.
Vegetarians are 32 per cent less likely to be hospitalised or die from heart disease than people who eat meat and fish, scientists at England's Oxford University say.
Melissa Davey Initial signs of heart disease can be seen in children as young as 12 who have a high intake of sugary drinks, Sydney researchers have found, which could have implications for death rates in the...
Mark Metherell MADDISON WATKINS is one of six children born in Australia every day with congenital heart disease whose life has depended on a series of delicate open-heart operations.
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer If the Americans, Brits and Canadians are allowed to eat hemp, why aren't we?
Susie Burrell As we learn more and more about nutrition, and the greater the number of "experts" out there publishing diet books inevitably leads to the propagation of new diet beliefs and trends, whether or not...
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.
Paula Goodyer If you think exercise is an optional extra, this could change your mind
Sarah Berry You might be the envy of your mates as you make a meal out of meat pies and Messina while still slipping into your skinny jeans.
Paula Goodyer Plant foods may help protect against breast cancer - but they don't undo the risk of being overweight.
Nicky Phillips Australian researchers are leading a rethink on what a balanced diet really means.
Healthy blood pressure plan
Paula Goodyer Why detoxing the shopping trolley can improve your blood pressure.
Paula Goodyer When it comes to life ambitions, it's often marriage, having kids, financial security and career success that come top of the list.
Gary Taubes Before I make another dietary resolution, I’d like to know that what I believe I know about a healthy diet is really so. Is that too much to ask?
Julia Llewellyn Smith A British professor's 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. Then why did it lead to the end of his career?
Paula Goodyer There have been question marks about taking supplements to prevent health problems ever since research into beta carotene in the 1990s dropped a bombshell.
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?
Sarah Berry Why one woman is making it her mission to travel the distance to the moon and back in one year in honour of her mother.
John von Radowitz Scientists in the US have found a striking association between the proportion of daily calories supplied by sugar-laden foods and heart disease death rates
Not for wimps
Paula Goodyer Short, sharp workouts can really boost your fitness - but they're not for wimps