CHILDREN are still being exposed to the same number of junk food ads on TV despite the fast food industry's new rules about marketing products to children.
Avocado oil may have anti-ageing properties like those attributed to olive oil, researchers say.
After years of waffling research, a big study has found coffee drinkers are a little more likely to live longer. Regular or decaf doesn’t matter.
Sugar is so harmful that it should be controlled in the same way as tobacco and alcohol, according to a team of leading public health experts.
Tim Barlass You are entitled to feel confused reading this. It seems that no sooner have you finished one story extolling the virtues of red wine than another comes along with health warnings all over it.
Bright and bountiful
Protect your health with nutrient-rich greens - and oranges, reds and purples.
Helen Pidd LONDON: Iceland is considering banning the sale of cigarettes and turning them into a prescription-only product.
Mark Metherell Chronic illness like heart disease and cancer will cost the world an estimated $US35trillion ($33trillion) over 25 years unless concerted action is taken to combat the ''tsunami'' of such diseases...
If anything we eat is worthy of being called a ''superfood'' it has to be fish. Studies have proven fish oil can help alleviate a seemingly endless list of conditions, from heart disease to...
Stephanie Gardiner Tell your friends you're swapping beef for broccoli, pork for pumpkin and lamb for legumes, and it's likely you'll be inundated with health warnings.
Annabel Ross What's naturally sweet, low-calorie and good for you too?
The bright side
VITAMIN D should be added to more Australian foods to prevent widespread deficiencies, a conference will be told today.
The first, heady days of falling in love can be a dizzying experience, with flushed cheeks, skipped heartbeats and sweaty palms at the mention of our flame's name.
Paula Goodyer Sugar in soft drink does more than add empty kilojoules - it can raise harmful blood fats too.
Melissa Davey MOTHERS with low vitamin D levels during pregnancy are twice as likely to have children who experience language difficulties requiring clinical treatment, Australian scientists have found in research...
Michelle Bridges Yet again, consumers have come a distant second to the interests of big business in the fight over food labelling.
Julie Robotham Australian researchers are learning how the chemical properties of food can interact with individuals to keep us healthy or make us sick.
Rachel Browne Shiatsu or Swedish, remedial or reflexology - what you need and why.
SHIATSU How it works
Teresa Cutter The words ''Mediterranean diet'' conjure up images of fit-looking people eating fresh food beside a sun-drenched coastline. There's plenty of truth behind those associations.