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Mediterranean diet linked to decrease in anxiety and stress

Research from the University of South Australia has found that a Mediterranean diet can reduce stress and anxiety in older people.

Eating ultra-processed foods raises death risk: study

A higher intake of ultra-processed foods is associated with a 50 per cent greater risk of death from cardiovascular disease, a study says

Almonds a good snack for healthy weight and heart, research finds

New research from the University of South Australia, funded by the Almond Board of California, shows that you can eat almonds and lose weight too.

Salt: Good or bad, less or more?

I grew up in a household where cooking together and sharing meals was integral to family life. When attempting to recreate my grandmother’s delicious recipes, the true flavour only emerges when a very liberal dosing of salt is applied. So, no doubt my formative years shaped my salt preferences. But isn’t salt bad for you? Let’s find out more.

Rainbow of produce best prevention against prostate cancer

Men who regularly consume colourful fruits and vegetables are less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer (PC), according to new research from the University of South Australia.

A Mediterranean diet boosts health and also improves fertility

New research shows that the Mediterranean diet may also help with fertility.

Nutritionist debunks vegan myths

What would happen if we all went vegan? Studies suggest that by 2050, food-related greenhouse gas emissions, which account for a third of all greenhouse gases, would be cut by 70 per cent...

WWTA: Eat more colour for glowing skin

It’s the age-old question of health and wellbeing: When will I see results? We ask it at the gym, in our kitchens, and about our skincare. Life-Space Probiotics + Skin has the...

Diet trumps drugs for metabolic health

Diet could be more powerful than drugs in keeping conditions like diabetes, stroke and heart disease at bay, new research suggests.

Education essential for eating well on the night shift

In Australia, one in every five employees are shift workers; but when you work irregular hours, you eat at irregular hours and this can put you at increased risk of weight gain, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Nutritionist’s top tips to stay healthy in lockdown

Congratulations Canberrans on surviving our first month of lockdown. Remember, you are doing great to have come this far, and now is not the time to be putting a world of pressure on...

Craver or foodie? Six diet types revealed

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to losing weight and people may shed more kilos in the long term by working with their "diet type".