Chew On This on Heart Disease

Chew on this

Let them eat hemp

Paula Goodyer If the Americans, Brits and Canadians are allowed to eat hemp, why aren't we?

Why muscles make good medicine

Weights

Paula Goodyer If you think exercise is an optional extra, this could change your mind

Comments 73

Strong at every age

Why everyone should 'bulk up'

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

An anti-breast cancer diet? Watch this space

Paula Goodyer Plant foods may help protect against breast cancer - but they don't undo the risk of being overweight.

Comments 9

Healthy blood pressure plan

Taking the pressure off

heart

Paula Goodyer Why detoxing the shopping trolley can improve your blood pressure.

Comments 1

Fish oil - a healthy choice for men or not?

Sardines



Fish

Freshness

White

Food

Seafood

Ingredient

Isolated

Appetiser

Healthy Eating

White Background

Isolated On White

Raw

Animal

sprat

Food And Drink

Preserved

Mediterranean Food

Food State

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?

Comments 51

Healthy eating

Food for a healthy gut

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.

Comments 22

Paula Goodyer

Beating the blood sugar blues

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.

Comments 3

Not for wimps

How to get fit - in just 45 minutes a week

Woman jogging on challenging

Paula Goodyer Short, sharp workouts can really boost your fitness - but they're not for wimps

Comments 45

Giving fasting a go

The fast track

concentrate

Paula Goodyer When obesity researcher Amanda Salis tried fasting she found some unexpected benefits

Comments 20

Waste of money?

Multiple choice - do you need a multivitamin?

vitamin pills generic

Paula Goodyer Are multivitamins a way to plug nutritional gaps - or a waste of money?

Comments 20

Choosing your daily bread

Bread.

Paula Goodyer Some white breads come with added fibre and nutrients - but are they as good as wholegrain?

Comments 6

Chew on this

Why keeping off the kilos reduces cancer risk

weight loss generic SPECIAL 987

Paula Goodyer Besides not smoking, staying at a healthy weight is our best defence against cancer

Comments 6

Fishy business

Shopping for fish? Why there's a catch

Fishy business: Which fish is right?

Paula Goodyer Eating fish is good for human health - but how do we do it without trashing the ocean?

Comments 37

Chew on this

Why processed meat is on the nose

Cured meat

Paula Goodyer With ten per cent of bowel cancer now linked to processed meat, should we swap ham for hummus?

Comments 253

The battle for hearts and minds

Human heart.

Paula Goodyer Many people survive a heart attack only to find themselves struggling with depression

Comments 20

Chew on this

The good fat diet

Extra virgin olive oil.

Paula Goodyer The heart friendly diet that might feed a good mood.

Comments 21

Chew on this

The white stuff

Glass of milk

Paula Goodyer The milk section of the supermarket is overflowing with options so how do you pick the right one for you?.

Comments 147

Chew on this

Fat - the good, the bad and the confusing

Generic eggs and bacon pic.

Paula Goodyer Where should you get the good oil on fat? Hint: don't ask a lawyer

Comments 164

Chew on this

Fishing for answers

Fish oil. Photo: Paul Jones.

Paula Goodyer Fish oil might not fix dementia, but it could make a difference to our moods or our hearts

Comments 19