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What are 'nightshade' vegetables? And should you be avoiding them?

What are 'nightshade' vegetables? And should you be avoiding them?

If you read wellness blogs, you might be led to believe a certain group of vegetables called 'nightshade vegetables' are bad for you.

  • by Duane Mellor & Nenad Naumovski

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Hipsters drank all of Brooklyn's oat milk, but is it worth the hype?
Nutrition

Hipsters drank all of Brooklyn's oat milk, but is it worth the hype?

It is still on sale in Australia.

  • by Mary Ward
People on low-carb diets die younger, says science

People on low-carb diets die younger, says science

Pasta lovers rejoice. Diets endorsed by celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian may do more harm than good, a new study suggests.

  • by Sarah Knapton
Two years after having her stomach stapled, Libby started putting on weight
Nutrition

Two years after having her stomach stapled, Libby started putting on weight

"It's not the quick fix you think it is": Libby is working as hard as ever to lose weight and manage her food addiction.

  • by Bree Winchester
How veganism changes your body from day one
Nutrition

How veganism changes your body from day one

One of the first things you will notice is your bowel habits.

  • by Sophie Medlin
Stop worrying about vitamins - you can eat all you need really easily
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Stop worrying about vitamins - you can eat all you need really easily

The surprising truth, experts say, is it’s very difficult to not get enough vitamins from your diet.

  • by Liam Mannix
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Gluten-free trend a blessing and a curse for coeliac sufferers
Nutrition

Gluten-free trend a blessing and a curse for coeliac sufferers

Margaret Fletcher, 66, has been "gluten-free" for 30 years.

  • by Mary Ward
The problem with the 16:8 diet
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The problem with the 16:8 diet

That person in the kitchen at work who used to be on the 5:2 is now on the 16:8, isn't she?

  • by Mary Ward
Thinking you're on a diet is half the problem
Nutrition

Thinking you're on a diet is half the problem

Non-dieting eating styles such as “intuitive eating” and “mindful eating” suggest everyone possesses the natural mechanism to ensure a healthy weight.

  • by Megan Lee
Extreme makeover: how losing 50kg changes everything (especially sex)
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Extreme makeover: how losing 50kg changes everything (especially sex)

Instead of a stomach she has a long thin sleeve, held together with titanium staples. And Kate Gibbs has never felt better.

  • by Bree Winchester
Controversy arises over the Mediterranean Diet
Nutrition

Controversy arises over the Mediterranean Diet

Fads in nutrition come and go, but one diet in particular has been widely heralded for its benefits to health: the "Mediterranean diet".

  • by Samantha Schmidt