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Changing your eating, exercising, socialising and engagement with nature can help treat depression. Now mental health professionals have some guidelines to shape treatment around lifestyle therapies.
Most of us know we should eat different coloured fruits and vegetables, but do you know why?
Inflation is driving up food prices and could have a severe impact on the health of Canadians. When the cost of food increases, it restricts the availability of nutritious foods for low-income people.
The symptoms of B12 deficiency resemble a lot of other health problems, putting millions of Americans at risk of a misdiagnosis.
‘Free sugars’ should only make up 10% of children’s diets. But Australian toddlers are eating 11% sugar on average.
In Canada, 14.4 per cent of South Asians have Type 2 diabetes, the highest prevalence of any other ethnic group in the country. Why is this population so disproportionately affected by diabetes?
From curbside pick-up to online delivery, COVID-19 has had a significant impact on how we consume food. But will those impacts be permanent?
Our latest study adds further evidence that diet and mental health are closely connected.
Legislation that restricts how shops promote unhealthy food came into force in England on October 1. It’s a good start, but more is needed.
An occasional butter board with friends is unlikely to cause any harm.
Our research shows most women aren’t meeting lifestyle recommendations that can help prevent cancer recurrence.
Carb loading is important, but make sure you do it properly.
A new diet by an American biochemist claims to help you live longer. It’s not too dissimilar to the Australian guide to healthy eating, which if followed, could also prolong your life.
Eating insects can carry a much lower environmental footprint than conventional meat. Should western cultures be incorporating more of them into their diets?
Over half of all calories consumed in the UK are from an ultra-processed food product.
Previous studies suggested it was better to consume the bulk of your calories early in the day.
Soy offers many potential health benefits and is generally cheaper than meat.
Some eaters have strong sensory sensitivities. Others find eating a chore or develop rigid beliefs around ‘good’ and ‘bad’ foods.
A major review found specific supplements or food components were unlikely to lead to significant improvements in stiffness, pain and function.