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Guidelines on how to feed your baby are shifting... again

Guidelines on how to feed your baby are shifting... again

Once, allergenic foods were avoided, now they are recommended within the first year.

  • by Sarah Berry

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The woman should get the steak: how gender norms are compromising diet
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The woman should get the steak: how gender norms are compromising diet

Women fail to consume enough iron and calcium. Why?

  • by Mary Ward
African islands send SOS as climate change worsens health
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African islands send SOS as climate change worsens health

African island states say they need more help to cope with the health impacts of climate change.

  • by Nellie Peyton
The paleo fantasy provides a lesson in the reality of diets
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The paleo fantasy provides a lesson in the reality of diets

There never has been a time humans lived in an entirely healthy, "natural" way.

  • by Sarah Berry
A third of Australians' energy intake comes from junk: report
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A third of Australians' energy intake comes from junk: report

The report found the types of 'discretionary food' we consume changes as we age.

  • by Mary Ward
This food is absurdly good for you, so go nuts!
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This food is absurdly good for you, so go nuts!

Reduced risk of stroke. Reduced risk of cancer. Reduced risk of heart disease. Maybe even reduced ‘all-cause mortality’.

  • by Liam Mannix
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Explainer: Sugar in fruit is rising. Is it bad for me?
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Explainer: Sugar in fruit is rising. Is it bad for me?

The rising level of sugar in fruit is not a concern for human health, experts say.

  • by Liam Mannix
Is there such thing as 'vegan depression'?
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Is there such thing as 'vegan depression'?

An Australian psychologist is trying to have vegan depression recognised as a condition.

  • by Linda Moon
Everything you've wanted to know about nutrition, but were too afraid to ask
Diet

Everything you've wanted to know about nutrition, but were too afraid to ask

With so many confusing messages about what's good for you, it's hard to know what to eat these days.

  • by Cara McGoogan
What are 'nightshade' vegetables? And should you be avoiding them?
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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
'We're thrifty': How Lauren justifies spending most of her food budget on organics
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'We're thrifty': How Lauren justifies spending most of her food budget on organics

There are six types of organic food shoppers, including the devoted, the dabbling and the cynical, according to new data. Which one are you?

  • by Esther Han