Fish oil has been promised to provide all sorts of health benefits – from boosting our heart health, protecting our brain and easing arthritis. Here’s how the claims stack up for fish and supplements.
Ultra-processed foods are bad for our health and our planet and must be central to any efforts to reduce our carbon emissions, and waistlines.
If you try supplements, you still need to eat a healthy diet, exercise, reduce your stress, quit smoking and get enough sleep. Even then, they may still not be enough.
Young vegetables, known as microgreens, are said to be good for your health.
TB is the single most deadly infectious killer of humankind. New research shows food and proper nutrition work like a vaccine against the disease.
The messaging around Ozempic being a miracle cure is not only a lie, it has kicked up a new level of fatphobia.
In the short-term, inflammation is a sign your body is healing. But persistent levels of inflammation in blood and tissue, called ‘inflammaging’, is linked to disease. Diet might help.
Female athletes are at increased risk of not eating enough. If energy intake is too low to meet training needs, there can be severe consequences for exercise performance, muscles and health.
Functional foods − which should not be confused with ‘superfoods’ − possess specific components that contribute to better health.
Doctors once prescribed overweight people extracts of animal glands – either eaten raw or dried in pill form or injected – to treat their supposedly ‘sluggish glands’.
Most of us are vaguely aware we shouldn’t eat too much red meat, but why? And does the type of meat make a difference?
Weight regain might be common, but that doesn’t mean you can’t prevent it.
Some foods can affect how well your lungs function, how often you have asthma attacks and how well your puffer works. Here’s what to eat if you have asthma.
Despite the prevalent view that people with large bodies should simply eat less and move more, it’s nearly impossible to fight our genetic heritage or other factors that are not within our control.
We studied 55,000 people’s diets and linked them to data on environmental impacts of food.
Food prices are rising and around half of Australians are trying to cut back on their grocery bill. So how can you save on the cost of meat and dairy products without skimping on nutrients?
IARC has listed the artificial sweetener aspartame as possibly cancer causing. Here’s how to digest the findings.
Many people don’t realise that muscle is also lost when losing weight.
Many processed foods strip carbs of their natural fibers. Eating foods with an ideal total carbohydrate-to-fiber ratio can help with weight management and improve overall health.
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis affects around 2% of adults worldwide.