For our country to have a sustainable future, we need to ensure all Australians have access to quality education and healthcare and take steps to reduce inequality.
Is yogurt as healthy as you think?
A sanitised environment can mean fewer helpful bacteria. That has some surprising consequences for the health of children.
Does it seem like everyone you know drinks apple cider vinegar, mainly in hopes of losing weight? Vinegar has a long history of high hopes attached to it. A doctor who loves vinegar explains.
If you want to remain lean, this study of mouse diets suggests your fat intake should make up just a fifth of your overall calorie intake.
Two of the world's problems – obesity and waste – can be reduced together.
You've heard the adage, you are what you eat. But a new study suggests that you are 'when' you eat may be more accurate. Restricting eating times can keep chronic diseases at bay and ward off obesity.
Research shows that young adults who don't exercise can expect an average eight kilograms of extra fat on their body by 28 years of age.
New mouse study suggests that a heavy meal may be a better test than the glucose tolerance test.
Changing people's behaviour is a huge challenge, but it is critical for good health and a sustainable planet.
Sin taxes won’t be enough to deal with the obesity epidemic, but innovation just might be.
Obesity is not a rational choice. But there is scope for governments to get involved and improve our options.
The government's new exercise campaign encourages us to get 30 minutes of physical activity a day. But while ads can get us to change our attitudes, they're unlikely to change our behaviour.
Your weight during your youth could have an effect on your heart for the rest of your life.
Scientists have long thought that regions of DNA called telomeres control how long you live. We are now learning that it is your diet and lifestyle that shape your telomeres, not the other way around.
Health coaching looks like more than a fad – it comes with impressive research findings and is winning over the NHS.
All five experts said BMI is not ideal for determining the health of your weight.
Trainers and fitness gurus often tell their charges how to 'burn fat.' But what does that actually involve? Here's a Speed Read on something that actually takes a fairly long time.
Gestational diabetes should be seen as an opportunity to identify families at higher risk of metabolic problems and take action.
Knowing why patients on anti-psychotics gain weight may help researchers learn more about human attentional bias and food.