The current trend is to dispense with meat and even any animal products. What does science say about these new diets?
From donuts to avocados, food impacts your heart health. Here we delve into the science of how to eat -- to reduce your chances of cardiovascular disease.
Research suggests it could be down to how our brains are wired.
If you're finding it difficult to go veggie, don't worry. Here are some tricks to help you, informed by science.
A survey of Australians found most (70%) thought that a plant-based diet would prevent disease. But what does the literature say? And is meat really bad that for you?
Given the carnivorous trend of the US presidency, it is unsurprising that food is a significant metaphor in House of Cards.
Eat less meat, save the world
If Doctor Who is supposed to respect members of other species, not all of his incarnations see eye to eye when it comes to dinner.
The year is 2067. The world has gone vegan and 'meat' is only a horrific memory.
Pet food is a multi-billion-dollar industry that consumes huge amounts of animal protein. A veterinary nutrition specialist explains how to feed dogs and cats healthily and sustainably.
A flexitarian is a vegetarian who eats small amounts of meat.
When we compared the risk of early death between vegetarians and non-vegetarians while controlling for a range of other factors, we did not find any statistical difference.
Understanding the best food option is getting complicated. Enter the new flexitarians.
Sausages, hamburger patties, lamb chops and T-bone steak. There is nothing like the traditional barbecue on Australia Day.
Simply calling on people to eat less meat is not very useful. The consumption of meat, after all, is embedded within numerous social and cultural practices. But changing diets can benefit the planet.
Iron deficiency affects more than one in ten Australian women before they reach menopause. Better dietary choices can be part of the solution.
From spinach that can detect explosives to vegetarian meat, biological technology has the potential to change the world.
It's like the Indian Mutiny all over again (but much less violent).
There are plenty of studies, but drawing conclusions from them is not that straightforward.
A new SBS doco will spark more questions about if and how we should eat meat.