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What you eat, not your genes, determines sensitivity to fat

A taste for fat is not driven by genetics, rather it’s all down to diet, a new Deakin University study […]

Accept yourself, and you’ll eat better

The battle to correct eating disorders has taken an interesting turn with researchers finding that acceptance of weight, body and […]

Healthy food is key to a healthy mind

The risk of developing depression is directly linked to diet, lifestyle and exercise, a ground-breaking index has found. The Risk […]

Personality Bites: Scientists find biggest diet derailers

With almost two in three Australian adults overweight or obese, a new CSIRO report has analysed the five main diet […]

Why the definition of polycystic ovary syndrome harms women

The changed definition of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) harms women and brings no clear benefit, say Australian scientists in the […]

Social support vital to improve lifestyle and eating choices

A study into the behavioural habits of people undertaking a well-known weight management program has found social support plays a […]

High-fat, high-carb diet a cause of osteoarthritis

Saturated fat is a prime suspect in the onset of osteoarthritis after QUT scientists found it changed the composition of […]

Better care for diabetes patients

Diabetes is the epidemic of the 21st century and the biggest challenge confronting Australia’s health system with around 1.7 million […]

Carbs during workouts help immune system recovery

Eating carbohydrates during intense exercise helps to minimise exercise-induced immune disturbances and can aid the body’s recovery, QUT research has […]

Volunteers needed for New Year eating study

The University of Tasmania is looking for volunteers for a new study into what helps people change their diet successfully. […]
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